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OUR INSIGHTS ON NATURAL HEALTH Who Needs To See A Chriopractor? I’m asked this question often. My answer: Everyone. This usually upsets people who don’t understand the why behind my answer. Ask yourself, “Who should see a dentist?” Does this answer upset anyone? We all know we put daily stress on our teeth from eating. And, we have all seen our grandma’s teeth in a jar at night on the bathroom counter. Now, think about
OUR INSIGHTS ON NATURAL HEALTH Chiropractors Crack My Bones... Right? Chiropractors “crack” your bones, right? Wrong. The chiropractic adjustment causes a quick stretch on the deep stabilizer musculature around the spinal joints, which stimulates a reflex in the muscles causing them to reflexly relax. As the muscles relax, the space in the joint enlarges, causing the fluid in the joint to rapidly turn into a gas (cavitation), which releases energy and creates a “cracking” noise.
OUR INSIGHTS ON NATURAL HEALTH Chiropractic, Massage, and Pain Relief are Connected More Than You Think... Many people mistakenly believe the pain from injuries is caused by the shifting of the bones. While that plays a role, the primary cause of the pain is the damage to the muscle tissue that supports the bone and skeletal structure. The muscles are what holds the bones in place, so when they are injured, strained or pulled, the
OUR INSIGHTS ON NATURAL HEALTH How Do I Fix My Back? This is a very common question I hear from Grand Rapids’ residents. My question is, “What do you mean by fix?” Are you trying to fix your pain? Or, fix the cause? Most people mask their pain with medications, however, masking is not fixing! This leads to addictions, side effects, and a worsening of the condition. Clearly, the better approach is to fix the