How Do Chiropractic Treatments Work?

Written By Selinger Chiropractic on July 31, 2017

How Do Chiropractic Treatments Work?

Many people assume that Dr. Selinger treats only lower back pain, spinal nerve pain and neck pain in the Lake Worth offices of Selinger Chiropractice, because chiropractic treatments are primarily applied to the spinal region. In fact, he provides holistic health services for his patients. It all has to do with the relationship between the spine and the nervous system.

The nervous system is the primary controller of the living cells, tissues, and organs in your body. It has the job of orchestrating cellular functions. The spinal column encases the nervous system - the spinal cord and nerve roots - and is responsible for its protection. But what if the spinal column experiences biomechanical or structural problems?  When that happens, the spinal column can actually irritate parts of the nervous system it is supposed to protect. This irritation can result from noxious inflammatory biochemicals released during tissue injury or may result from direct mechanical pressure.

In either case, the nervous system will fail to function properly and the negative impact will be felt in the cells, tissues, and organs which are supplied by the affected nerves. The resulting ailments depend on the cells, tissues, and organs affected, as well as the extent of the nervous system compromised.

Correcting spinal abnormalities that irritate the nervous system through skilled chiropractic care can lead to a number of favorable results in patients suffering from various, seemingly non-spinal health conditions.


If you suffer from shooting leg pain in Lake Worth, need shoulder pain treatment or need help with diabetic neuropathy Lake Worth, schedule an appointment with Lake Worth chiropractor Dr. Selinger.