What is Nerve Interference?
What is the most important organ in the body?
If you said the brain, you are absolutely correct.
The brain and rest of the nervous system controls and orchestrates every function of your body. Yet how often do we think about it or how our health is affected by its function?
In 16 years as a healthcare provider, it has been my experience that most people only think about their nervous system once it causes noticeable symptoms.
Even then, it is often the last place they look.
It has also been my experience that interference, or stress, to the nervous system is a common occurrence. This should not be surprising given the amount of stress in our modern lifestyles.
Everyone Deserves a Healthy Nervous System
To experience optimal health and function we all need a properly functioning nervous system.
That is why we use advanced testing to assess the health and function of your nervous system in our office. The image below shows a similar scan to the ones we will perform in the office on your first visit. We will study your scans and determine a care plan designed for you to remove the stress we find so that you and your family can experience optimal health and function.
Nervous System Testing
On your initial visit we’re going to perform comprehensive, safe and non-invasive neurological testing.
We will review that data with you, explain the results and from there discuss a plan of action to correct any neurological stress and tension we find.
Vertebral subluxation is one of the most common and most unrecognized causes of nerve interference.
A vertebral subluxation is a misalignment of the spine that negatively affects the delicate nervous system as it travels through the spinal column. These misalignments often go undetected because pain fibers are vastly outnumbered by motor and sensory nerves. And while no pain may be present, dysfunction often occurs as messages to and from the brain are distorted.
Vertebral subluxation is an alteration of normal spinal position which by the nature of the anatomy of the spinal column, will negatively impact the delicate nervous system tissues that travel through it.
These shifts in spinal structure are quite common and occur regularly throughout a lifetime due to the many stressors we encounter in all stages of early development, childhood and as adults.
When vertebral subluxation occurs, it causes neurological stress which then affects our health and function. Restoring the normal alignment and removing that neurological stress or interference can have a dramatic impact on our health and lives.
Stress comes in many forms and we can each relate to how significantly it affects us.
While there is extensive research on early life stress and the damaging effects of chronic stress on health and quality of life, much of the healthcare community and public have failed to recognize how this excessive stress impacts the structural and neurological integrity of our spine and nervous system.
Growing research is not only showing how general stress negatively affects the brain, but also specifically how altered spinal alignment and range of motion negatively affects the brain.
In a 2016 paper found in the journal, Neural Plasticity, it was found using fMRI that adjusting vertebral subluxations altered somatosensory processing particularly in the prefrontal cortex.
Other researchers also using fMRI are finding that vertebral subluxation in the upper neck “can affect or cause neural compromise, and/or some may contribute to cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow obstruction as well as arteriovenous compromise.” Of particular importance to note is that correcting the misalignment shows improved venous and cerebrospinal fluid flow.
Chiropractic discovered over 100 years ago that these alterations in normal spinal structure do in fact negatively impact our health and function, that they can be corrected and that maintaining optimal spinal structure throughout a lifetime has positive health benefits.
It’s a simple concept based upon our intricate anatomy.
Like other simple concepts such as eating well, moving our bodies, having a positive attitude and brushing our teeth, chiropractic reaps huge rewards for those who utilize it as a means to correct and remove this serious form of neurological interference.