Many patients seek chiropractors because of pain from these two words, arthritis, and degeneration. Then most of the doctors tell you, it is because of your age, and it is normal process of being old. It is NOT. The study shows that if you have a perfect spinal curve there should not have any degeneration as well as arthritis on your spine. Because there will be absolutely no abnormal stress to the spine. Your body is designed to live healthy 80 to 120 years.
Surprisingly, this fact shatters with what you do, what you eat, what you hear about degeneration. This miss information is, you have to wait for it to happen, and when the symptoms begin, we attack it with drugs and surgery. There is a way to prevent degeneration, and arthritis. How? When you take care of your spinal curvature than it will take care of your degeneration, and your arthritis.
Also, the important question is why do you care about degeneration and arthritis in your spine? Is it because of pain? Is it because of quality of life? The scientists say that the primary function of our spine is to protect the spinal cord, which is a system that is an extension of our brain. The importance of our brain and spinal cord is, it controls every function of your body. When degeneration, which is building bones on top of the bones happen, then it will put pressure on our nerves system, which will not only cause pain but also, decreases the functions of your body. The arthritis does the same thing. No one probably told you to take care of your spine, but it is the most important structure in entire body so you better take care of it.
Dr. Yejong Chung
There are so many chiropractors out there and they do all different things. However, now most of chiropractors are coming closer and closer together doing similar things such as using cold laser, ultrasound, electric stimulation, decompression, soft tissue work, teaching exercises, and adjustments.
However, corrective chiropractic is very different and unique. Our goal is to emphasize spinal alignment, and posture. We use x-ray to determine the curvature of your spine and compare it to ideal curve. We correct the spine according to the x-ray with adjusting and traction exercises. The most important organ in our body is brain and spinal cord, which controls every function in your body.
The primary function of the spine is to protect the spinal cord. If the spine curvature is altered, then not only cause pain in the area, but also puts the pressure on the nervous system, which will reduce the function of your organs. That will lead to disease. We believe that restoring the curvature of the spine will lead to vitality of life. We complete pre- and post x-rays so that the patient and doctor can monitor the progress of the change. We are not about pain management, or relief care. We are about targeting what is causing the pain. However, pain relief follows when the spine starts to change back to normal curvature.
Dr. Yejong Chung