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Chiropractic Care: A Treatment Option for Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune Disease TextChiropractic adjustments can be used as an effective treatment against many autoimmune diseases. It can strengthen the functioning of the nervous system and the ability of the body to heal itself.

It provides pain relief too. About 20% of the US population or one in five Americans has an autoimmune disease. In addition, almost half the population has at least one chronic, long-term disease.

Chronic diseases account for nearly all prescription fills, 81% of all hospital admissions and is the top cause of death. Seven in every ten deaths are due to chronic disease.

All pharmaceutical medicine can do is modify symptoms to manage a person’s conditions to give the appearance of wellness. There is another way.

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic clinics in Tulsa provide manual therapy to manipulate the spinal column. These minor adjustments are applied to joints that are not moving correctly due to improper placement.

Adjustments return them to the proper position. Massage techniques can ease discomfort and muscle tension around the joints. This provides pain relief and strengthens the nervous system, allowing the body to heal itself.

Chiropractors can use X-rays can be used to help identify the cause of a problem. They also perform basic neurological tests before and after treatments to see if there has been an improvement in neurological function.

Conditions That Respond to Chiropractic Care

Autoimmune and chronic conditions that can respond well to chiropractic care include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, ME, back pain, persistent migraine, psoriasis and MS.

Taking the pressure of misaligned joints off cells and surrounding organs will strengthen overall immune functions and reduce the symptoms of autoimmunity. People who have regular adjustments will also find that they can reduce or stop their prescription medicine (under doctor supervision).

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Chiropractors can also provide an exercise plan and give dietary advice with a holistic approach. This addresses the whole person for healing from the root cause and not just the symptoms.

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