We’re not “bone doctors”iStock/Wavebreakmedia
“Most people think chiropractors work primarily with bones, when in actuality we work more with the circuitry of the nervous system to restore and maintain normal function as much as possible. Chiropractic treatments are designed to stimulate the nervous system and activate brain function.” —Robert Blaich, DC, general practitioner in natural health care
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“Popping” your back isn’t the same as getting an adjustmentiStock/champja
“You may be able to twist in such a way to feel a ‘pop,’ but this isn’t adjusting anything. Rather, the noise is just air bubbles moving in the joint space. You can even cause damage to your spine and nervous system trying to pop your own back.” —Heather Van Wyhe, DC, F.A.S.A. of the Oklahoma Chiropractors’ Association
Don’t blame me if you’re not seeing the results you wantiStock/wundervisuals
“Chiropractic can help with many things, but if you leave our offices and eat fast food, drink soda, smoke, and fill your bodies with processed and sugar foods, it’s going to hinder your ability to heal and you won’t get the best results. Patients who eat high amounts of processed foods, sugary treats, and fast foods do not hold their adjustments.” —Heather Van Wyhe