You Might be Asking Yourself-What Exactly Does an Upper Cervical Chiropractor Do?
I didn’t want to write an article on this subject but after hearing so much BS in my office, on the news, in the elevator, and on the street, I just couldn’t help myself. If there is anything I have learned in my 45 years on this planet it is that the biggest propaganda machine at the aid of large corporations is your television.
One narrative after another is pushed through the mainstream media. Most of them are fear-based and exaggerations of real events that are happening in real-time. The coronavirus is real. But does it warrant quarantines? Does it warrant people being fear mongered into their local supermarkets buying all the water and food off the shelves like a natural disaster is imminent? Categorically no.
So far those who have passed away are people who are at the end of life rest homes. Healthy individuals who are not immune-compromised have nothing to worry about. Could you get sick? Sure. But for the large majority of individuals, the coronavirus is no worse than the flu.
So, you must ask yourself the question: Why is the media hyping the coronavirus to the point of causing the majority of the public to act like the world is coming to the end? FEAR! Don’t buy into it. The media has a terrible track record.
Over the past 20 years, the media seems to always have a boogie man that is here one year gone the next. Do you remember SARS? Zika? Anthrax? West Nile? H1N1? We are still here. None of these over-exaggerated claims about the next pandemic eventuated. If I am not mistaken all of these infectious diseases killed less people combined than properly prescribed drugs in the last week! (186,000 die a year due to properly prescribed medication)
So, let’s take the worst-case scenario. The coronavirus continues to spread. More people get sick. What can you do to fortify your defenses so that your body is best equipped with a strong immune system? For that matter what I am about to talk about is something that you and your family should be doing regularly over your life to ensure that your body is functioning at it optimum.
Reactionary health care which only promotes doing treatments when ill health strikes is a losing game. Proactive preventative health care is what intelligent people do to avoid health issues before they arise. Below we will discuss a little-known procedure called Blair upper cervical care that is helping many maximize their health through a scientific application of precision health care.
Your immune system is directly controlled by the central nervous system. The medical field use to think that the immune system had its own brain. Over a decade ago it was discovered that the immune cells all have docking sites for the same neurotransmitters that exist in the central nervous system.
This turned the immunology world on its head. A new field emerged called neuroimmunology. Quite simply put, your immune system is controlled and regulated by the central nervous system.
What can you do to ensure your central nervous system is functioning optimally? Get to an upper cervical chiropractor. These doctors are well trained in locating analyzing and correcting spinal misalignments in the upper cervical spine.
They focus all of their attention on the upper neck because this is the most susceptible region for spinal misalignment to occur. Unfortunately, where we are most susceptible to misalignment is where our brainstem is located.
The brainstem is the seat of control for almost all autonomic functions of the body. Keeping this most critical area of the body in alignment allows the central nervous system and the immune system to work optimally.
Spinal misalignment in the upper neck results from trauma. The first insults can occur during the birth process. Three percent of babies born in the united states are born via vacuum extraction or forceps. These two procedures exert 120 pounds of force to the head-neck junction and almost ensure spinal misalignment.
If you avoided these procedures at birth your next most likely time period for injury is learning to walk. The average child falls down 2,500 times when learning to walk. Throughout life there are traumas that occur. Car accidents, sports injuries, and slip and falls are part of life. There are numerous events in life that can lead to upper cervical spinal misalignment.
Blair Upper Cervical doctors are specially trained to locate spinal misalignments in the upper cervical spine and correct them. Spinal misalignment is located by running a battery of neurological tests that locate the spinal segments that have been injured and misaligned by a prior neck injury.
Once located, precision imaging in the form of digital x-ray or cone-beam computed tomography (Cbct) are used to precisely determine which joint has misaligned and the angulation of the misaligned joint.
Each person’s anatomy is different and therefore imaging is used to uncover the blueprint to be used to correct each patient’s individual misalignment pattern. Once this information is gleaned, a gentle, light correction is made without twisting, popping, or pulling.
The patient is then monitored overtime to ensure that the correction is holding. If the testing indicates the need for another correction, then it is performed. However, the goal of Blair Upper Cervical Care is for the patient to stay in “adjustment”.
It isn’t the correction that produces healing. It is the removal of nerve irritation and the adjustment “holding” in its normal position that allows the body to function better and proceed through a healing process.
If you are suffering from any health issue or any other chronic degenerative disease give upper cervical care a chance. Better yet if you are already healthy to get your upper neck checked and corrected so you can be the healthiest you possible. You will be glad you did.