From the category archives: Creation Chiropractic

Healing

The Phases of Healing: From Drought to Harvest

Written by Dr. Matthew Alvord DC, DPhCS   There are specific phases we go through when we heal, regardless of how we feel along the way.  Knowing about them can give us perspective on what is going on behind the scenes. It can also encourage us to stick to what it will take to get better.  Healing phases occur when we are new to chiropractic care or if we haven’t had consistent care. The longer we go without care, the more conditioned our body is to dysfunction and the more time and repetition is required to get right again.  The analogy of a garden is a good way to describe the nature of healing. The various plants are the organs in your body and the soil is the tissues between your organs. The water hose leading to the garden is your nervous system and the water is the nerve supply communicated by your nervous system. The kink in the hose is the interference.   Phase One:            As soon as the water hose ...

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Recovering From Surgery With Chiropractic

“The person who takes medicine must recover twice, once from the disease and once from the medicine.” - William Osler, MD

 

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When Am I Going To Get Better?

No matter where you go to have anything go away, no one can tell you how anything will go specifically in you.  If they do, they are guessing because every single person is unique and responds differently because our symptoms are as unique as the conditions behind them.  How many different ways can people feel with heart disease or cancer?  It’s the same way with nerve interference. No matter what other stresses there are in your life, your ability to handle all stress is improved with your Chiropractic care.  It has been said that you cannot change the wind but you can adjust the sails. There are many winds that blow our boats around in this day and age but if you stay the course with Chiropractic, you will always be pointed away from the storm.

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