Hippocrates Quote: “Look well to the spine for the cause of disease.”
Definition of Chiropractic: chi-ro-prac-tic [Greek Cheir, hand + praktikos, done by] That science and art concerned with the relationship between the spinal column and the nervous system as it affects the restoration and maintenance of health, primarily utilizing the hands to adjust misaligned or malfunctioning vertebrae.
Thomas Edison Quote: “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.”
Definition of Subluxation: A SUBLUXATION refers to the structural misalignment or fixation between two or more adjacent vertebrae, causing nerve irritation and resultant alteration in normal mechanical and neurological functions of the body.
Definition of Adjustment: An ADJUSTMENT is the specific chiropractic procedure used to eliminate or reduce a subluxation, thereby restoring normal neural transmission to the involved area, and assisting the body’s natural ability to achieve maximum health.
Diagram of Spine: Accurately illustrates the cervical, thoracic and lumbar vertebrae, as well as the sacrum and coccyx.