Subluxation

Proprioception, Your Sixth Sense

Proprioception refers to the sense or perception of your body position and movement. It’s your subconscious ability to know where your body is without touching or seeing it.  This sense is gained primarily from input from sensory nerves in tendons and the fibrous capsules of joints combined with input from your vestibular (balance) portion of the …

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Neurodegenerative Disorders and Chiropractic Care

Neurodegenerative and Chiropractic Care? I recently attended a seminar focusing on neurodegenerative disorders in relation to brain trauma and de-generation. These disorders, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Dementia, have comparable qualities that contribute to each of the disorders’ formation and corresponding decline of bodily functions. A study looking at the anatomical alignment of the Foramen …

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Chin Tucks: Good or Bad?

Chin Tucks? Did you know there is a special movement that only one part of your spine can bio-mechanically do? It is your skull and first cervical segment and the range of movement is called protraction and retraction (sliding forward and backwards without bending). You do this movement by sticking your chin out and tucking …

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Chiropractic & the Energy of a Lily

How does chiropractic work?  Here is a good analogy for how a subluxation (misalignment) in the spine interferes with the nerve system of the body and reduces its ability to grow and function.  Just like a subluxation, there is dysfunction/damage in the stalk preventing the plant from sending clear signals and information to the bud. Therefore the …

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