What does Whole-Body Wellness Mean?

Our bodies are more than just a sum of its parts. Every time we make an adjustment to one system, structure, or part of the body, that adjustment affects other systems, structures, and parts of the body – for better or for worse. For that reason, a chiropractor’s entire approach to health takes into account the connectedness of our body’s systems. The main hub of all the body’s functions...
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Prevent Cold-Weather Viruses

Fall is just around the corner, and with the colder weather comes all sorts of annoying, and sometimes dangerous, viruses. These yearly sickness can seem inevitable, and our society’s response is often to pump our bodies full of drugs in an effort to battle the symptoms. However, the ideology behind chiropractic is that with a commitment to whole body wellness, we can prevent our bodies from...
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Physical Pain and Mental Distress

The chiropractic community is very aware that many of us suffer from stress and depression from time to time, and we are very concerned with the effects these emotional stresses can have on our physical health, and vice versa. Our physical and mental states are endlessly intertwined. Chiropractic care focuses on treating physical ailments, but treating these ailments can do wonders for the mental...
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What will my San Diego NUCCA visit be like?

The neck is critical to human function. The neck connects the brain to the central nervous system, commanding and receiving messages for the entire body. This system allows us to think, reason, love, create, and remember, and controls automatic processes critical for our survival like breathing and digesting. It’s no wonder we’re inclined to protect our neck, and worry about procedures that...
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Anatomy of the Shoulder

The shoulder is the part of the human body in which the upper arm attaches to the axial skeleton of the torso. The bones that form the pectoral (shoulder) girdle on each side of the body are the scapula (also known as the shoulder blade) and clavicle (collar bone) whereas the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint is formed by the intersection of the head of the humerus and glenoid cavity of the scapula....
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Anatomy of the Sacroiliac Joint

The sacroiliac joint is a planar (sliding) synovial joint in the bony pelvis, formed by the meeting of the sacrum (at the base of the spine) and upper part of the hip (ilium). Two such joints are found in the human body on either side of the sacrum and they move as a unit, such that movement on one side will produce movement on the other side. The bones connect at their respective auricular...
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