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  • Writer's pictureJeremy Wroten

5 Amazing Chiropractic Facts You Didn't Know

Updated: Oct 29, 2023

It Balances The Nervous System

It's true! Chiropractic adjustments to the area at the very top of the spine influences the vagus nerve, which controls whether we're in "fight or flight" or "rest and digest" mode.

It's Important for Pregnant Women

Chiropractic care during pregnancy will ease back pain and sciatica, while creating optimal alignment of the pelvis. This can make a big difference during delivery.

We Don't Crack Backs

The purpose of the adjustment is to realign a subluxated joint. The popping sound comes from the release of nitrogen gas, not your bones cracking.

Surgery Isn't Always The Answer

If you see a spinal surgeon after a work injury, you're 28 times more likely to have surgery than if you were to see a chiropractor. The number of spinal surgeries in an area is directly correlated with the number of spinal surgeons in that area.

The Origin of "Chiropractic"

"Chiropractic" comes from a combination of two Greek words, "cheir" meaning hand, and "praktos" meaning done. Chiropractors definitely used their hands to help people.

Hope you enjoyed these 5 amazing chiropractic facts! Now experience how Luminous Chiropractic can help you live your best life today. Call us at (707) 773-2225!

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