Have you ever felt like you're spinning your wheels regarding staying healthy? You eat a balanced diet, exercise multiple times a week and try to sleep enough– you've got the 'pedal to the metal' when it comes to staying fit, but something's holding you back. Maybe it's time to pay more attention to your Nerve System.
So is recovery really as simple as dropping your request in a proverbial chiropractic shopping cart and waiting for your shipment to arrive? If your desired outcome is well defined and your attitude is receptive, it surely can be. The innate, healing expert inside your body is working thanklessly behind scenes to get the job done - don't doubt, your order will get delivered.
According to a CDC study, suicide has become the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. and is one of three leading causes that are on the rise. Fashion creator Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s recent deaths are just two examples - with the usual media references to depression... but no specifics on how, when or where they lost sight of their PURPOSE.
The Major Premise of Chiropractic states "there is a universal intelligence in all matter that continually gives to it all its properties and actions, thus maintaining it in existence." Literally, something smart is holding the universe and all its components together in perfect organization and order.
In this classic scene in The Wizard of Oz we find Dorothy, Toto, Tin Man and Scarecrow nervously walking through the forest on the lookout for the three terrible threats conjured up in their minds - lions and tigers and bears, oh my... In Chiropractic, the three big threats we warn patients about (the big three that cause Subluxations) are physical trauma, chemical trauma and auto-suggestion (thought) trauma. Toxins and tumbles and thoughts, oh my!
You are proud of your lawn. You make sure to water it, feed it on schedule and try to keep the neighborhood kids off it. However, you missed a few spots with the fertilizer spreader and now there are dull, brown patches where the grass was STARVED of potential growth energy. A similar situation can happen inside you.
What do you use to see with? If you said your eyes… you'd be wrong. What do you hear with? If you said ears… wrong again. You don't see or hear with your eyes or ears. Those are just end organs for collecting light and sound waves. To be able to actually see and hear you have to first interpret those waves with your nerves and brain (Nerve System).
It takes time, patience and precise effort to make a perfect souffle'. Mix the all the ingredients, pre-heat your oven and let them bake for the appropriate amount of time - at an EVEN TEMPERATURE. You wouldn't go back and forth turning the heat up, down, off and on again as it tries to rise. Consistency of environment is needed for a successful outcome. The same 'consistency of environment' is needed for a successful outcome in your Chiropractic care.