Myths vs Truths
Here are some truths about chiropractic.
Because of philosophical differences, misunderstands and economic competition, countless myths have been circulated about chiropractic.
Today, chiropractic doctors get about the same number of college classroom hours as medical practitioners.
Chiropractic doctors are well educated. After the required pre-med undergraduate studies, today’s Doctor of Chiropractic completes and additional four year program at a chiropractic college.
Doctors of Chiropractic are real doctors. Like other types of doctors, chiropractic doctors meet stringent licensing requirements, follow a strict code of ethics, and are approved by government agencies.
With today’s high-tech diagnostic imaging, chiropractic results are becoming more scientific and precise every day.
Chiropractic is scientific. As sophisticated diagnostic equipment becomes available, researchers are affirming what chiropractic doctors have known all along. A consistent scientific protocol is used to locate malfunctioning areas of the spine.
Like the early days of chiropractic, medicine has seen its share of cure-all’s and zealous personalities, too.
Chiropractic adjustments make sense. Like lifting a heavy rock off your toe, most clients report their chiropractic adjustments feel good. When the bones of the spine return to a more normal position and motion, nervous system function can be restored, symptoms relieved, and the natural healing process and proceed.
Chiropractic is so safe, even newborns receive adjustments.
Chiropractic is safe. This year thousands of people will die from medically prescribed drugs and medicine. Of the millions of clients benefiting from chiropractic this year, only a handful will have a negative newsworthy experience.
Like regular eye examinations, many clients decide to continue with some form of preventive or wellness chiropractic care.
Continue as long as you want. Like regular dental checkups, once patience experience the value of chiropractic, many choose to continue. How long you decide to benefit from chiropractic care is always up to you.
The truth is, chiropractic is a conservative, drug-free approach to better health that has helped millions of people since 1895. But as always, feel free to find out for yourself!