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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Before learning about chiropractics amazing overall health benefits, most people go because they are in pain. The overall focus of care is to correct any underlying problems that are causing your particular symptoms. Many times this will require 3 visits per week for 4-6 weeks.
Most people are under the assumption that if they feel fine that they are fine - that they are healthy. Unfortunately, pain is a very poor indicator of health. In fact, pain and other symptoms frequently appear after a disease or condition has been there a long time and has become advanced.
For example, consider a cavity in your tooth. Does it hurt when it first develops or only after it has become serious? How about heart disease? Regardless of whether you are talking about cancer, heart disease, diabetes, stress or problems with the spine, pain is usually the last thing to appear. When you begin chiropractic care, pain is also the first symptom to disappear, even though much of the underlying condition remains.