When visiting an upper cervical chiropractor because of a specific problem or to improve overall health and well-being, a person is already taking a more positive approach to your health than a majority of Americans. But most people are unaware of all of the benefits of keeping the spine and nervous system healthy with upper cervical chiropractic care.
Here are 8 health benefits you can receive from upper cervical chiropractic care.
It may sound funny to say that upper cervical chiropractic, actually make a person happier, but that is what the research shows. Chiropractic has been shown to improve hormone balance. Decreasing the bad hormones like cortisol and increasing the good hormones, such as dopamine and norepinephrine makes a big difference in how the brain and body works and how a person feels.
This is why those suffering with anxiety and depression frequently have dramatic results with chiropractic care.
Dr. Ronald Pero, chief of cancer prevention research at New York's Preventive Medicine Institute measured 107 individuals who had received long-term Chiropractic care. The patients were shown to have a 200% stronger immune system than people who had not received chiropractic care.
Dr. Pero indicated that Chiropractic patients have incredibly strong immune systems, stronger than any group that he is ever measured.
Doctors of chiropractic are an excellent resource for your health. They are well-trained, naturally minded professionals who undergo a rigorous education in the healing sciences, similar to that of medical doctors. In some areas, such as anatomy, physiology, rehabilitation, nutrition and public health, they receive more education than a medical doctor.
work in tandem with other healthcare professionals. If your condition requires attention from another branch of the healthcare profession, that recommendation or referral will be made.
Upper cervical Chiropractic has been shown to improve sleep, both in children and adults.
In my experience, when someone is under upper cervical chiropractic care for a while they begin to notice some of the positive side benefits of chiropractic, including more energy and less fatigue.
If you do a Google search to see all the chiropractic patients who have provided testimonials indicating that they have more energy now you will be overwhelmed.
Chiropractic care has also been shown to be more cost-effective than the medical approach of drugs or surgery. For example, The Manga Report, a 1993 Canadian government study was quoted as saying:
“There would be highly significant cost savings if more management of low-back pain was transferred from physicians to chiropractors… Users of chiropractic care have substantially lower health care costs, especially inpatient costs, than those who use medical care only.”
Each year, about 4.5 million Americans visit their doctor’s office or the emergency room because of adverse prescription drug side effects. Chiropractic care is a drugless approach to health that has been shown toreduce pharmaceutical costs by 51.8%.
The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics reported that chiropractic patients under care results in a 43 percent fewer hospital admissions, then those under medical care.
When the spine is misaligned due to accidents and injuries, pain frequently develops. Research tells us that Chiropractic adjustments are effective for helping people with pain.
If you have never been to a upper cervical chiropractor before, why not take the first step to a healthier you.
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Dr. Dan Spinato of the San Diego Integrative Spine Center in San Diego, California is a Rancho Penasquitos Chiropractor and an Upper Cervical Specialist trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). Over the past 30 years, Dr. Spinato has helped many people find natural relief in San Diego, California. His upper cervical clinic also serves the communities of Rancho Penasquitos, Carmel Valley, Poway, Scripps Ranch and Rancho Bernardo. He is uniquely trained to correct problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck). This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems, including migraine headaches, chronic neck and back pain, fibromyalgia, allergy and sinus problems and temporomandibular joint disorders.
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