An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Chiropractic doesn’t treat symptoms
Most of us believe that symptoms are all inherently bad; however, many are necessary expressions of health. For instance, when harmful levels of bacteria invade the body, the body generates a fever. This is helpful since many bacteria cannot survive prolonged temperatures above 99˚F. Taking a pill that decreases fever may prolong the illness. At the same time, just because someone feels “good” and does not show any obvious symptoms doesn’t mean that she is healthy. Many harmful, unhealthy processes can exist for years prior to showing symptoms, including heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, dementia, and even subluxation.
Chiropractors are trained to detect and address dysfunction and imbalance in the body, whether symptomatic or not. By the time your body expresses symptoms and health crises, your body is telling you that it can no longer adapt and needs you to make changes. Niu Health Chiropractic, an integrative chiropractic wellness practice in Honolulu, HI, offers a myriad of tools to help you make the changes you need for maximum expression of health and vitality.