Why Is It Important To Get Regular Chiropractic Adjustments?
I know you may not know the technical jargon that I use, but let me say it so you understand why I feel this is important. At this office, we analyze your spine for subluxations (misalignments) and then we give you corrective adjustments to REDUCE the stress on your nervous system. So what does that mean to you?
Let Me Explain
In 1975, Ronald Pero, Ph.D., chief of cancer prevention research at New York’s Preventive Medicine Institute and professor in Environmental Health at New York University, began researching the most scientifically valid ways to estimate individual susceptibility to various chronic diseases. He conducted a tremendous amount of research in this area that includes over 160 published reports in peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Pero and his colleagues discovered that various DNA-repairing enzymes could be significantly altered following exposure to carcinogenic chemicals. He found strong evidence that an individual’s susceptibility to cancer could be determined by these enzymes. Lack of those enzymes, Dr. Pero said, ‘definitely limits not only your LIFESPAN, but also your ability to resist SERIOUS disease consequences.’
Dr. Pero was fascinated by the relationship cancer-inducing agents had on people’s endocrine systems. Since the nervous system regulates hormone balance, he knew that the nervous system had to also have a strong influence on one’s susceptibility to cancer. He knew we were electrical creatures.
To support this argument he found a substantial amount of literature linking various kinds of spinal cord injuries and can cer. Dr. Pero found that injuries to the spine, led to a very high rate of lymphomas and lymphatic leukemias. This led Dr. Pero to consider Chiropractic care as a means of reducing the risk of immune breakdown and disease.
Dr. Pero’s team measured 107 individuals who had received long-term Chiropractic care. The chiropractic patients were shown to have a 200% greater immune competence than people who had not received chiropractic care, and a 400% greater immune competence than people with cancer or serious diseases. Interestingly, Dr. Pero found NO decline with the various age groups in the study demonstrating that the DNA repairing enzymes were just as present in long-term chiropractic senior groups as they were in the younger groups. It took people about six months or regular care to double their immune system response.
Dr. Pero concluded, ‘Chiropractic may optimize whatever genetic abilities you have so that you can FULLY RESIST serious disease… and I have never seen a group… other than this Chiropractic group… show a 200% INCREASE over normal patients.’
Kent, Christopher. Models of Vertebral Subluxation: A Review. Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research. August 1996, Vol 1:1. Pg 4-5
Sternberg EM, Chrousos GP, Wilder RL, Gold PW. The stress response and the regulation of inflammatory disease. Ann Intern Med 1992; 117 (10):854
Brennan PC, Triano JJ, McGregor M, et al. Enhanced neutrophil respiratory burst as a biological marker for manipulation forces: duration of the effect and association with substance P and tumor necrosis factor. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 1992; 15(2):83