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Allergies

The Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America claims that over 60 million Americans suffer from these conditions. That is 1 out of every 5 people. It also states that there is no cure for allergies, but rather only preventative measures these people can use. In recent years many studies have proven that principled chiropractic can help prevent and overcome allergies.

In 2009 the local ABC affiliate in Springfield, Missouri, produced a story on a young girl named Jami who had tremendous results with chiropractic. Here severe allergies would cause sinus problems for weeks at a time. She commented, “I get really bad sinus infections…. I just look like I’m bawling all the time.” She tried multiple medications and nothing seemed to help. Jami finally went to a principled chiropractor in the Springfield area where she began regular treatments. She shared her experience by saying, “He adjusted me one time for it. For three days my nose just drained, and then I was fine after that.”

A more recent study was conducted on a group of 57 people who suffered from Crohn’s disease and allergies. The subjects were divided into two groups. One group received chiropractic adjustments, while the control group received none. The group that received chiropractic treatment to remove vertebral subluxation showed long-term stable remission and alleviation of symptoms. These results suggest that chronic nerve irritation has a significant effect on digestion and the absorption of nutrients which can lead to allergies.

So why do some people have allergies to certain things and others do not? The brain and nervous system control and coordinate everything that goes on in the body, including the immune system. When one or more bones in the neck or back move out of alignment and begin to put pressure on the nerve, it can increase the risk of disease and dysfunction. Depending on where these vertebral subluxations are in your body, this may include food sensitivities and allergies.

Blood Pressure

70 million American adults – 1 in every 3 – suffer from high blood pressure. Only half of these people have their condition under control. This condition has become so common it now costs the United States $46 billion a year. With this many people suffering from high blood pressure, it is no surprise that heart disease is the leading killer in the United States. While blood pressure medications are often effective treatments, they can come with many harmful side effects.

A recent research study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics shows chiropractic adjustments to the upper neck can lower systolic blood pressure almost immediately. Another study aired on ABC News demonstrated that just one adjustment to the top bone in the neck lowered blood pressure on average by 17 points, and was more effective than the two leading blood pressure medications on the market.

A recent case study performed by Dr. Shane Kurth at Apex Chiropractic in Louisville, CO, showed positive results using the torque release technique. Dr. Kurth treated the patient by removing vertebral subluxation with the integrator through the torque release technique. According to Dr. Laurie Tassell, National Spokesperson for the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia, a chiropractic pilot study involving 80 people found there is a relationship between the upper neck vertebrae and the body’s natural blood pressure control reflexes. A majority of the research relating blood pressure, hypertension, and hypotension have shown significant benefits to subluxation-based chiropractic adjustments.

Back Pain

Over 31 million Americans experience back pain at any given time, and low back pain is the number-one cause of disability worldwide. The United States alone spends over $50 million a year for back-pain-related issues. In fact, low back pain is the second leading cause of doctor’s visits, behind only upper respiratory problems.

Due to the frequency of low back pain, there have been hundreds of research studies that prove the benefits of chiropractic. For example, one study examined 101 patients with acute low back pain and divided them into three groups. Group 1 receive chiropractic adjustments, Group 2 received pharmaceuticals, and Group 3 was a control group that received no treatment. Almost all of the participants in the control group dropped out of the study because they could not deal with the pain. Both Groups 1 and 2 showed improvement, though Group 1 (the chiropractic group) showed

A new research study actually reveals that back surgery fails in 74% of cases. Researchers reviewed records from 1,450 patients in the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation database who had diagnoses of disc degeneration, disc herniation, or radiculopathy, a nerve condition that causes tingling and weakness of the limbs. Half of the patients had surgery to fuse two or more vertebrae in hopes of curing low back pain. The other half had no surgery, even though they had comparable diagnoses. After two years, just 26% of those who had surgery had actually returned to work, compared to 67% of patients who didn’t have surgery. In what might be the most troubling finding, researchers determined that there was a 41% increase in the use of painkillers, specifically opiates, in those who had surgery.

Any type of back pain is a warning sign of internal body issues that need to be corrected. Subluxation-based chiropractors focus on getting to the root of the problem so your body can recover, heal, and work the way it was designed to.

Fibromyalgia

The Mayo Clinic defines fibromyalgia as a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, memory impairment, and mood disorders. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way one’s brain processes pain signals. Symptoms sometimes begin after physical trauma, surgery, infection, or significant psychological stress. In other cases, symptoms gradually accumulate over time with no single triggering event.

The medical treatment for this condition includes painkillers and antidepressants, as well as anti-seizure medications. In order to be medically diagnosed, a patient needs to feel tender sensations in 11 of 18 predetermined spots on his/her body.

Hiemeyer examined 40 patients with fibromyalgia and concluded, “flexed posture could be an important factor in generalized muscular pain, and posture therefore should be an essential part of the clinical examination of patients with FMS.” Another research study examined 61 patients who were diagnosed with fibromyalgia and found chronic lumbar and cervical problems in over 50% of them.

As you begin to lose the curves in your spine, it can result in significant stress and cause your body to work overtime, leading to taught and tender muscle fibers all over the body. Certain chiropractic techniques are designed to restore these curves into the spine, which reduce physical stress, allowing the body to function normally again. As the curves are restored – especially in the neck – the muscles begin to relax, leading to fewer aches and pains.

Another researcher, Amalu, found: “Upon stabilizing the upper cervical spine, improvement in the symptomatic fibromyalgia patients was 92-100% for all 23 patients. The Torque Release Technique has shown major results in restoration of the cervical curve.”

America’s Health is Inside Out

In America, most approach health from the outside in. We make up only 3-5% of the world population and consume 60% of all prescription drugs.

In fact, a new study just released by the Mayo Clinic stated that 2/3 of all Americans are taking prescription drugs on a daily basis. Ten years ago a study showed that the U.S. was ranked 24th in overall health, let’s fast-forward ten years, we are now ranked 49th. 49TH! Our infant survival rate past one day old is 69th in the world. 69TH! Cuba and Panama are ahead of us. These are developing world countries we are talking about that are beating us in healthcare. Last year, we spent near $10 trillion on healthcare and that number is only rising.

If we consume more drugs than anyone else in the world, spend more money on our health than anyone else in the world, shouldn’t we be healthier than anyone else in the world?

If health came from large sums of money and prescriptions drugs, we would be. Now don’t let the word non-prescription fool you either. Around 50,000 Americans die each year from Aspirin due to stomach bleeding. According to the Mayo Clinic thousands of individuals die each year due to liver failure caused by consuming too much Tylenol and Advil. At {BUSINESS NAME} we focus on educating the greater {LOCAL COMMUNITIES} on how to obtain a truly healthy lifestyle. Explore our website to find how chiropractic may be the solution to your health problems.

Don’t You Love To Get Sick!

America is sicker than ever and a majority of us choose to live in denial. We were not born into this world with a destiny leading to sickness. What kind of messed up world would this be if that was the truth? The reality is most people believe all of this sickness is normal so we unfortunately do live in a pretty messed up world right now. Seriously, who doesn’t like to get sick these days? We have such great drugs…why bother trying to stay healthy in the first place?

Most Common Excuses

  • I don’t have time
  • I don’t have the money
  • I would just rather live with it
  • I take a baby aspirin already

It is time to put these excuses behind you. If you don’t give time for your health now it surely will not give you time in the future. I know there are a lot of gamblers out there so if you choose to gamble with your health more power to you. Did you know the most common person that seeks chiropractic care is a middle aged person with a high IQ? Hmmmm…I wonder why? It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out the way most Americans approach their health is not working.

Some of the most common sicknesses people deal with on a daily basis.

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Pain
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Headaches

Most Common Treatments and Side effects

  • Asthma: Inhalers—tremors, nervousness, headaches, diarrhea, to name a few…
  • Allergies: Claritin—seizures, passing out, jaundice, irregular heart rate and more!
  • Pain: Aspirin, Advil, Aleve, Ibuprofen (I won’t bother getting into the prescription drugs)—hives, rash, heart burn, stomach problems, kill over 100,000 adults and children a year!
  • Anxiety and Depression: Psychotropic drugs—breathing problems, weight changes, memory loss, nervousness, unusual bleeding.
  • Headaches: See “Pain” and side effects.

Sign me up! I can’t believe I am missing out on all the health and fun! All of this information was taken from WebMD and are real facts and statistics. These are only a few of the side effects for the medications listed. I would have put them all but unfortunately ran out of room.

I am just so thankful for the Principled Chiropractor that sat me down and educated me where true health comes from. Thanks to him I have been leading a healthy life and have been able to lead my family, friends and community in the same direction. Chiropractic boosts the Immune System naturally which leads to less sickness. At Apex Chiropractic we deliver this same message once a week, not only to empower you, but your friends and family members as well. It is free to the members of our community in {COMMUNITIES} area. Please call us at {PHONE} for more information.

Healthy Pregnancies Lead to Healthy Children

Your Body, Your Baby

Chiropractic care is an essential part of pregnancy, along with proper diet, exercise and sleep. One of the best things you can do if you are pregnant is visit a chiropractor that specializes in pediatrics and pregnancy and utilizes a low force technique like the Torque Release Technique, which is safe for you and your child.

What will the chiropractor do?

It is essential that a future mother has her body as strong and healthy as possible to ensure good function of her reproductive organs. The slightest amount of pressure leading to nerve interference can cause these systems not to work right leading to adverse effects to the mother and her developing baby. A scientifically based chiropractor will use state of the art technology to find these interferences and correct them with a gentle specific scientific adjustment.

A few of the many benefits or regular chiropractic:

  • 60% shorter labor time (all moms love this one!)
  • Over 50% less medications that may cause adverse side effects
  • Postpartum depression is uncommon in women receiving regular adjustments
  • Tremendous success with infertility cases and women having a hard time getting pregnant
  • Decrease the amount of pregnancy induced low back pain by up to 70%

What about after I have the baby?

Sometimes an infant’s spine can be harmed at birth! This is a very traumatic process so it is crucial for the mom and child to get checked for nerve interference as soon as they can after the child is born. Even if you had a “natural easy birth” wouldn’t you want to have you baby checked so ensure they grow up healthy and happy they way they were meant to?

We would love to answer any questions you may have regarding your pregnancy or newborn. You may contact us here.

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