How Do You Know You Need a Chiropractor? | The Pittsburgh Upper Cervical Chiropractors

How Do You Know You Need a Chiropractor?

A nice blog article from our friends Doctors Dave and Martina at Pittsburgh Upper Cervical Chiropractic.

This is a question that every chiropractor is asked, “How do I know if I need a chiropractor?” I hope you’ll take the time to read the answer. YOU or someone you love might need a chiropractor!

All doctors need tools to see what's wrong. Chiropractors check for nerve irritation.

All doctors need tools to see what’s wrong. Chiropractors check for nerve irritation.

I had a conversation with a student yesterday and she asked me a very important question, “How do you know if you need to see a chiropractor?”  I asked her, “How do you know if you have high blood pressure, high blood sugar, or high cholesterol?”  She quickly responded, “well, you get it checked!”  I said, “Exactly!  Chiropractors use tools that check whether or not the nervous system is functioning properly, just like medical doctors and nurses use blood pressure cuffs and draw blood to observe blood pressure and blood sugar/cholesterol levels.  Doctors of Chiropractic use specific tests to analyze nerve function, such as para-spinal thermography, which measures the level of irritation along the spine.  This same tool can be used to determine if and when an adjustment is needed.”

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