Compared to years past, stories depicting individual chiropractors in a positive light are turning up more often than not. Years ago, the only stories the press would publish on chiropractors were attempts to show them as a fringe group well disliked by the medical community. Today very few of those stories arise and more of the positive stories hit the media.
One such story comes from the November 08, 2000 Birmingham News titled, “Chiropractor joins team providing actors’ health care”. This story is about two chiropractors who are brothers and who both take care of the theater performers in two different cities, Boston and Birmingham. The story is about how these two are relied upon by the actors to stay healthy and perform better.
Another article very favorable to chiropractic was from a Washington Post Staff writer. In his Nov. 6, 2000 article he recanted that prior to his back problem he though he would never go to a chiropractor in a thousand years. But after medicine failed him and his life was ruled by his problem, he decided to go. He spent the rest of the article bragging on how great chiropractic is and how it changed his life.
Probably the best part of these recent articles was a description in a newspaper of what chiropractic is by the Chiropractor they interviewed. In it this doctor said, “Chiropractic has a lot to do with the wellness part of peoples lives. After all, your spine protects your nervous system, and that controls your whole body. To be healthy, you want to make sure the nervous system is functioning at 100 percent. The misalignment of the vertebrae known in the profession as subluxation can cause a wide variety of disorders. These include digestive difficulties, sinus problems and allergies, along with the typical aches and pains of the neck or lower back.”
Oddly enough the first recorded adjustment had nothing to do with neck or back pain.
It was a vessel in the recovery of someone who had lost their hearing.
The medical profession, upon acceptance, found that Chiropractor’s should be labeled as ‘neck and back’ doctors.
Chiropractic is about total body wellness. The greatest athletes in the world all have a chiropractor on their personal team.
Remember: You don’t need to add more and more to the body to make it healthier….sometimes you just need to remove the interference !!!
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