Chiropractic in Pittsburgh, PA 15237
What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is based on the scientific fact that your body is a self-regulating, self-healing organism. These important functions are controlled by the brain, spinal cord, and all the nerves of the body. The skull protects the delicate tissues of the brain. The moving bones of the spine protect the vulnerable communication pathways of the spinal cord and nerve roots.
Chiropractic is based on the premise that the human body is fully capable to heal itself when provided the proper environment.
Chiropractic care focuses on achieving and maintaining optimal health status. Doctors of Chiropractic implement a variety of non-pharmaceutical and non-surgical methods to restore proper joint alignment, as well as neurological, biomechanical, and homeostatic function.
Treatment options to obtain optimal health status include numerous safe and effective methods including:
- Spinal Adjustments (Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy)
- Extremity Adjustments (Extraspinal Manipulative Therapy)
- Supportive Therapies: Myofascial release, kinesio taping, nutrition, electric muscle stimulation, mechanical traction, laser therapy, heat therapy, ultrasound, exercises/stretches
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
-Thomas A. Edison
If the nervous system is impaired, it can cause malfunction of the tissues and organs throughout the body inhibiting the natural and innate abilities . Doctors of Chiropractic address this systemic malfunction as the Vertebral Subluxation Complex and specialize in correcting the associated problems to restore health.
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