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0902 Well Being

  1. 1. Can Chiropractic Adjustments Improve Well-Being? © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing
  2. 2. Beyond the Back © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing to encompass psychological well-being. Chiropractic care goes beyond optimizing spinal function …
  3. 3. Vertebral Subluxations and Well-Being Chiropractors correct vertebral subluxations Dysfunctional or out of place vertebrae Multiple studies indicate that well-being may be directly tied to vertebral subluxations.   © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing
  4. 4. Research Proves the Link One report looked at … A 26-year-old woman with and low scores on two quality-of-life outcome measurements improved well-being and based on two scientific evaluations © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing vertebral subluxations After 9 months of chiropractic care Reduced vertebral subluxations
  5. 5. Chiropractic Lifestyle Doctors of chiropractic encourage the chiropractic lifestyle, which includes: <ul><li>A nutritious diet </li></ul><ul><li>Daily exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Stress reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Proper hydration </li></ul><ul><li>Regular chiropractic care </li></ul>A recent study looked at … 205 attendees at a health program, which mirrored principals of the chiropractic lifestyle Days Improvements remained © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing 1 2 3 4 2 months later Attendees completed surveys measuring health and well-being Attendees completed surveys measuring health and well-being And reported significant improvements on both
  6. 6. Depression Vertebral subluxations may be related to depression A 2008 case study looked at … Received chiropractic care to remove vertebral subluxations © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing Saw a significant increase in three quality-of-life scientific indicators A 46-year-old man battling depression Chiropractic exam revealed vertebral subluxations
  7. 7. Anxiety Anxiety may also be linked to vertebral subluxations One case study looked at … Chiropractic care to eliminate vertebral subluxations © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing 19-year-old female with generalized anxiety disorder Immediate improvement in symptoms 2 years on medication Escalating symptoms Chiropractic evaluation reveals vertebral subluxations Discontinuation of meds and reduction of anxiety by 80% After 4 months of care
  8. 8. Not a Quick Fix = Quick fix Plus side effects = Long-term approach to optimal well-being No side effects © Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing Medication Chiropractic
  9. 9. Pick Up a Copy of the “Can Chiropractic Adjustments Improve Well-Being?” OHU <ul><li>For more on this topic, please pick up a copy of the corresponding OHU handout. </li></ul><ul><li>Look to the OHU for citations to research on this topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Share the OHU handout with friends, family, co-workers, etc. Just let us know how many you need. </li></ul>© Copyright, 2009, PreventiCare® Publishing

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