Monthly Archives: June 2017

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June 2017
Human immune system attacking a virus - Chiropractor San Diego

Various studies have shown a positive influence of chiropractic treatments on the immune system and general health. In this article, we are going to give an overview of the vitality of the immune system and how chiropractic adjustments can help to boost it, consequently boosting the power of our bodies to fight off numerous diseases.

The role of the immune system

Our immune system is instrumental in protecting our organism against infections, more specifically, infectious organisms. The immune system helps our body in preventing these infections from entering the system in the first place, as well as fighting them.

The immune system is made of proteins, tissues, white blood cells and organs such as the spleen, lymph nodes and the thymus. All together, they influence the strength of the immune system and its ability to fight infections.

Issues associated with the immune system

There are various issues that can arise due to the immune system not being strong enough. They include autoimmune disorders, where the immune system essentially turns on itself, immunodeficiency disorders, allergic disorders, and cancer.

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June 2017
Pregnant woman during therapy - Chiropractor San Diego Downtown

During pregnancy, women should take extra care of their body to ensure a safe delivery, health of the baby as well their own. Increased stress on the spine, joints and pelvis due to weight gain not only causes pain and discomfort but can also lead to more permanent health issues, such as increased back curve, changes in normal posture and protruding abdomen.

Luckily, chiropractic care is found to be very beneficial to pregnant women. Let’s take a look at the overview of chiropractic benefits to women in pregnancy.

Safety of chiropractic care during pregnancy

It’s important to know that no known contraindications to chiropractic care in pregnancy exist. In fact, most pregnant women (as well as women who are trying to conceive) are advised to have chiropractic care as part of their pregnancy wellness routine.

Chiropractors who provide pregnancy care typically use adjustable tables and also employ chiropractic techniques that don’t involve the unnecessary pressure on the woman’s abdomen.

In addition, chiropractic care during pregnancy involves a series of special exercises and stretches.

Benefits of chiropractic care in pregnancy

During pregnancy, a number of physiological and endocrinological changes occur in a woman’s body to help create the environment for the fetus. We have already mentioned that these changes can cause stress to the spine, joints, and pelvis, none of which should be overlooked.

Here’s how chiropractic care helps to balance the changes during pregnancy.

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