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Welcome to A Way of Wellness Chiropractic located in Bloomington. Chiropractic is one of the most amazing healthcare professions, but very few people understand what it's all about. This article is here to help you gain a basic understanding of how our Bloomington chiropractors can help you and your family.

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Chiropractic helps to remove structural misalignments in the spine that can accumulate throughout our lives. For our nervous system to function well, it must be free of interference. By restoring proper spinal alignment and removing these imbalances, the nervous system is allowed to function optimally. Therefore restoring our own innate ability to heal and be healthy. By using an individualized approach to each patient’s care, chiropractic care can help to improve function, mobility, posture, muscle balance, and overall improved health.

How Can Chiropractic Care Help You?

Many people dismiss chiropractic as being something only for back pain, but chiropractic treatment can be used to treat a wide variety of physical issues, such as migraines and headaches, chronic pain, carpal tunnel, pain due to injury or muscle strain, and much more.

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The History of Chiropractic Care

The word “Chiropractic” is derived from the Greek words “cheir” (hand) and “praktos” (done) combined to mean “done by hand.” It was chosen by the developer of chiropractic care, Daniel David Palmer. In 1895, D.D. Palmer performed a chiropractic adjustment on a partially deaf janitor, Harvey Lillard, who later reported that his hearing had improved due to the change.

D.D. Palmer opened the first chiropractic school two years later, and in the century since, chiropractic professionals have used spinal adjustments to help people prevent and cope with back pain, carpal tunnel, muscle strain, headaches and migraines, and a variety of other physical ailments. Millions of people benefit from the work of Dr. Palmer today.

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How Does Chiropractic Work?

A concise scientific explanation of how chiropractic works is that spinal adjustments directly to the musculoskeletal system (muscle and bone) can reduce pain, increase joint movement, reduce muscle spasms and inflammation, and improve function. This could explain why patients report improvement in overall function.

The main causes of joint dysfunction are mechanical, chemical, and emotional stressors. Mechanical causes include repetitive stress, such as sitting at a desk all day with poor posture. Other mechanical stress can be caused by direct trauma such as a car accident, a fall, or a break. Patients can benefit greatly from chiropractic care by addressing the mechanical causes of joint dysfunction. The second cause of joint dysfunction is due to chemical effects on the body. Chemical imbalances can be caused by a poor diet, smoking, drinking alcohol, etc. The third cause of joint dysfunction is due to emotional or psychological stress.

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"I suffered from debilitating and severe back and neck pain for years. Since I started treatment the pain is now completely gone and I have returned to work."

Nancy T.