Trust your innate intelligence, by cherishing it, your body will show you that it has everything it takes to function naturally. Only the interference with this power remains to be lifted and then avoided. This is the role of your chiropractor is adjusting you and then accompanying you towards the necessary changes. This is the part of the self-healing there now.
Chiropractic or chiropractic is a manual medicine, recognized by the WHO and legalized since 2002. It aims to prevent and treat disorders of the neuro-musculoskeletal system and in particular of the spine. A chiropractor identifies the poor positioning of the vertebrae and corrects them by precise and very rapid manipulations on the area to be treated. Hence the famous crackles that can be heard: they actually correspond to the release of gas bubbles nitrogen trapped in the joint. According to chiropractic, any disturbance of the spine would impede nerve impulses, which would have repercussions on health in general.
A session with a chiropractor-chiropractor: for whom, for what?
Officially, chiropractic is intended for all infants less than six months as well as children, adolescents, adults, pregnant women and the elderly. Acute low back pain, low back pain not related to infection or trauma is the most frequently cited and studied area of intervention for chiropractic. In practice, many back pains are the responsibility of chiropractic just like osteopathy and allow a non-surgical and non-drug response to frequent and very disabling disorders. Chiropractic could have an indirect action on other disorders digestive, circulatory, respiratory, or nervous. However, compared to osteopathy, chiropractic would be less gentle forced manipulations according to osteopaths.
There are indeed certain contraindications: cancer, tumor, hematoma, acute fracture and infection, osteoporosis, frank disc herniation, ponytail syndrome compression of the nerves in the terminal part of the spinal cord. If you have a fragile vascular condition, you must also be careful and do not manipulate the cervical vertebrae, where large arteries pass. Some rare cases of complications have been reported strokes, vertebral fractures, nerve damage. Unlike osteopaths who must obtain medical advice before handling the cervical spine, this is not the case for chiropractors-chiropractors. Chiropractors-chiropractors can also use the “tools” flexion-distraction table to tow the lumbar spine, for example.
Some useful information about a session with a chiropractor-chiropractor: With whom
There are around 700 chiropractors-chiropractors. The training of chiropractors-chiropractors is the same all over the world and requires six years of study.
The course of a session
After asking you about your disorders, your general condition and your history, the chiropractor performs a detailed physical examination of the painful areas, evaluates your posture and may possibly ask you to perform x-rays or laboratory examinations. He then estimates the possible contraindications to the manipulations. If there is none, he can then carry out the first manipulations. The patient is generally lying down and the chiropractor-chiropractor draws on hundreds of techniques to correct the alignment of the spine and thus reduce pain. A few follow-up sessions are often offered to check that the column remains properly aligned.
The first session is longer than the following ones which lasts 15 to 30 minutes. Five to ten sessions would often be necessary variable depending on the patient and the practitioner. A chiropractic session costs between 40 and 80 dollars. Not reimbursed by health insurance, some mutual cover it.