Chiropractors are already known for the wonders they can do for achy bones and strained muscles. Former athletes, weekend warriors and even the fitness novice have had to visit the chiropractor at one time or another to address a hurt shoulder or a displaced joint. Yet many in the U.S are unaware about the true nature of the world’s second largest healthcare profession. Yes, some may be more aware of the benefits of chiropractic care than others, but many still generally think of a chiropractor as a “back doctor”. The truth is, chiropractors possess the ability to treat a variety of health problems and can be a more ideal alternative to traditional treatment.
In the newly released book “Healthcare’s Best Kept Secret,” author Dr. J. G. Moellendorf explores the fundamentals of chiropractic care and how a patient can benefit from the alternative field of medicine. The book is divided into seven parts, each of which show varying illustrations of how a patient can achieve better health without the use of drugs and a reliance on surgery.
First, Dr. Moellendorf dispels the misconception of a chiropractor as a “back doctor.” A chiropractor is a neurological specialist, or a “nervous system doctor,” who specializes in an orthopedic focus on improving how the nervous system functions. The nervous system is the part of the body that coordinates, controls and regulates the functions of the body. By manipulating and amplifying this body system, a chiropractor can treat a wide array of medical issues that most people are unaware of.
The United States primarily relies on the use of pharmaceutical medication to treat common health concerns. However, medications can be taxing on the body and place a burden on liver and kidney functions. Many of the same medical concerns can be treated through the use of chiropractic care without the use of pharmaceutical drugs.
While chiropractors are experts in relieving neck and back pain, headaches and whiplash, they have also yielded impressive results in conditions such as allergies, digestive problems, asthma, ear infections, fibromyalgia and a host of other medical problems.
For those looking for a more holistic approach to achieving good health, chiropractic care may be a much better alternative over traditional methods and with less negative side effects. Chiropractic care places a focus on how the body works and how true health can be achieved without a reliance on drugs. As the nation continues to explore the latest and greatest way to stay as healthy as possible, the solution might be simpler than we originally thought.
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