At a Glance:
The Anti-Inflammatory Mechanism of Chiropractic
Andrew S. Bonci, DC, DAAPM, BCETS, FAAETS
Chairman, Department of Diagnostic Sciences
Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City
Tissue distortion resulting from
either acute traumatic injury or Prostaglandins build-up in the
chronic postural strain instigates joints and muscles irritating the
and sustains the production of pain-sensitive nerves embedded
prostaglandins. in these distorted tissues.
Ba s t o r
Chiropractic adjustments remove the
offending tissue distortion which stops
the production of prostaglandins. So
long as these inflammatory fluids are
present, the risk of a "stress"
response is magnified carrying with it
immune, psychologic and social
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