Posted on 12/16/2019 4:00 AM By VICKI FOX
Written by Dr. Matthew Alvord, DC, DPhCS
There are many things in our daily life when we measure one place to see how something is in another place. For example, the dashboard in our car gives important feedback about what is happening under the hood. The monitor on our desk gives us details about the processing of the computer under the table. And a barometer on the ground can tell us what is going on in the sky.
This is true for the body as well. Eye exams can determine dozens of illnesses elsewhere in the body. Nail beds on our fingers can reveal various conditions happening anywhere else. And checking the pulse at our wrist can tell us information throughout the body; especially the heart in our chest.
People often ask us how we can tell what is going on in their spine by looking at their feet. We can take for granted all ...
Posted on 3/2/2017 3:45 AM By VICKI FOX
Written by Dr. Matthew Alvord DC, DPhCS
1) Chiropractic Doesn't Judge You:
A diagnosis judges how your body should be by comparing it to an average body that belongs to nobody, and definitely not your body. Medical statistics show that their initial diagnosis matches their final diagnosis (often with a toe tag) less than 20% of the time! Now, this isn’t meant to put down medicine but it is meant to put it into perspective. They are attempting to take on the daunting task of guessing about your incredibly complex body. Any other profession would have the same dilemma trying to do the same thing. The truth is only the intelligence that created you and maintains you knows exactly how you should be at all times. So when it comes to any of your body functions, chiropractic recognizes that everything your body does is important and essential. It may not be fully understood or appreciated but without every single body function, you would die or would be in a wor ...