All About Chiropractic
The first chiropractic adjustment was performed in 1895 in Davenport, Iowa by D.D. Palmer. The first patient experienced a return of his hearing as the adjustment removed the nerve irritation from his neck. Chiropractic literally means "done by hand". Thus, this safe, natural healing art uses the doctor's hands to locate and correct areas of spinal subluxation (abnormal movement, alignment and neurological function). It does not require the use of drugs or surgery to alleviate your pain or to correct your problem. Since 1895 doctors of chiropractic have helped people of all ages to find relief from conditions such as ear infections, constipation, headaches, vertigo, weak immune systems, stress, decreased range of motion, high blood pressure, menstrual cramps, neck pain, arm pain/numbness, back pain, sciatica and more. This is accomplished by adjusting the spine, which removes interference to the nervous system, allowing the body to heal and function normally as neurological stress is reduced.
"The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease." - attributed to Thomas Edison.