Posts made in January, 2017

Why We take X-rays

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Neck Pain | 0 comments

Why We Take X-rays. In our office X-rays are taken on the majority of patients.   While we do not take X-rays on all our patients, young children and pregnant women are obvious exceptions.  While some other conditions do not require X-rays when we do recommend them they can be an invaluable diagnostic tool.  On occasion, we will have patients question if they really need x-rays taken.   This is a very important question to answer because not all chiropractors actually take x-rays at their practice.   The X-rays that we take are a standard part of our neuro-structural evaluation.   These X-rays give us extremely important information about the structure, alignment...

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Chiropractic and Your Nervous System

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in Chiropractic Care, disc herniation | 0 comments

Chiropractic and Your Nervous System   Our nervous system is without question one of our most important systems in our body. Virtually every cell, tissue, organ and system of your body is controlled and regulated by your nervous system.   Our nervous system works similar to a large electrical unit sending signals and information primarily from our brain to all our cells and tissues and also in reverse sending signals from our cells and tissues back to the brain.   While the nervous system is highly complex, here are four simple principles we know about the nervous system and how they relate to chiropractic.   Efferent Communications: Nerve impulses are sent...

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