WOW! Vertebral Subluxation, what a mouth full.
This is a term that we use in our office all the time, most of the time we shorten it to “Subluxations” (pronounced /sub·lux·a·tion/ (sub″luk-sa´shun)). So What are vertebral subluxations and why do we feel it is so important for you to learn about them? Vertebral Subluxations are a really simple concept and I’m sure you will catch on quickly.
Subluxations occur when two or more vertebrae (spinal bones) move out of proper alignment, lose their proper bio-mechanics (not moving properly) and interfere with the nerves and spinal cord that are in close proximity. Three things cause subluxations physical stress, emotional stress, and chemical stress. We are all exposed to these stresses in different amounts everyday.
You are probably thinking, “So what does all that mean?” It is really simple, every cell, tissue and organ in your body is controlled by your Central Nervous System (CNS) which is made up of your Brain and Spinal Cord. The CNS is the main information pathway for your body and thus 100% proper communication is vital for optimal health and performance. The CNS is surrounded by hard bone; your brain is surrounded by your skull and your spinal cord is surrounded by move-able spinal bones called vertebrae. When your skull and vertebrae are in proper alignment (not misaligned) your CNS is protected. However, when your vertebrae and skull are misaligned, there is an interference with your CNS communication or as we tell patients a failure for your brain and body to communicate .
An example would be that recent cell phone conversation you had with a friend, you remember, the one that was broken up by a poor connection. Remember how frustrated you were when the call dropped or you only partially hear what is being said. You might even miss an important meeting because of the lack of communication. Imagine how damaging these effects can be in the proper function of your body. I am sure we will agree, the easier and clearer the information travels from your brain to the rest of your body and from your body back to your brain, the better your body will function.
The fact of the matter is that vertebral subluxations interfere with your expression of innate intelligence which is LIFE. That is why it is so important that you and everyone you know get their spines checked by the only trained professional that can detect and correct Vertebral Subluxations – your Family Chiropractor.
Dr. Shawn Lunde is a Chillicothe Chiropractor who checks kids, athletes, pregnant moms and families for Vertebral Subluxations and uses a gentle spinal adjustment technique that is custom tailored to patients of any age or size. He will be happy to get you connected with Chiropractor in your area that is trained to detect and correct vertebral subluxations. Get Checked Today!