chiropractic

Posted on December 5th, 2001 by

The largest nonsurgical and drugless system of healing in the West. Chiropractic assumes that a smooth flow of nerve impulses from the brain to all parts of the body through the spinal column is necessary for maintaining homeostasis or equilibrium among different parts of the body, and thus good health. Misaligned vertebrae, called subluxations, are thought to interfere with the transmission of nerve impulses. The chiropractor uses manipulation to reposition spinal bones.

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