HISTORY OF CHIROPRACTIC

Most people are unaware that chiropractic care has been around for centuries. Since the first reported use of chiropractic techniques, the methodology, application, and uses have continued to improve, advance, and evolve. With misinformation and doubt becoming less of an occurrence, chiropractic care has become a very respected branch in health and science. Chiropractic methods and approaches have gained traction with scientific proof via various research and studies. The benefits have further been backed by science and show to be an effective approach to achieving holistic and optimal health.

At Velocity Chiropractic, we are thrilled to provide a brief history of chiropractic methodology, philosophy, benefits, and practice. We hope this gives a level of transparency and displays how truly useful chiropractic care can be to the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti communities.

Dr. D. D. Palmer and history of modern chiropractic

A Brief History of Chiropractic Science

As far as documentation goes, the first (debatable) reported use of chiropractic techniques was in 1895. Dr. D. D. Palmer was the first individual to define spinal misalignment, also known as vertebral subluxation, and was also the first person to diagnose and deliver a chiropractic adjustment with success. Dr. Palmer noticed the impact that spinal pressure had on the nerves. He also recognized that this pressure was often due to misalignment of the spine.

Over the next few decades, Dr. Palmer’s son and daughter-in-law conducted more research, advancing chiropractic care and their approaches. Eventually, they established the Palmer School of Chiropractic, which became the leading research institute for scientific approaches to chiropractic care and holistic methods to healthcare.

Later Advancements

From the opening of the Palmer school, many other facilities and institutions also opened their doors. These schools and educational hotspots made further advancements, creating new methods, approaches, and techniques. This also lead to technological improvements, increased effectiveness and safety, better diagnostic tools, and overall improved care for spinal misalignments. Today, chiropractic care continues to evolve. Endless people have experienced the direct impact and benefits of this type of care for their spinal issues and overall well-being and health.

Advancements in chiropractic science

Benefits of Chiropractic

There are a wealth of benefits that exist with chiropractic care and adjustments. They are particularly beneficial for those who want a noninvasive and holistic approach when it comes to feeling better and achieving optimal wellness. No matter what you’re age or health status is, most people can benefit from chiropractic care and its neurologically based and scientifically-proven methods.

With an experienced chiropractor, like Dr. Mark Sicheneder, you’ll find new and effective ways to control your pain and discomfort, while improving your posture, flexibility, mobility, and strength. In turn, you’ll have increased immunity from illness and disease, preventing sickness down the road. Dr. Mark Sicheneder at Velocity Chiropractic in Ypsilanti, MI can help improve these issues and many more:

  • Neck, back and shoulder pain
  • Headaches
  • Balance and posture problems
  • Mobility, flexibility, and range-of-motion issues
  • Joint pain
  • Traumatic injury
  • Repetitive motion injury
  • Depression and mood swings
  • Fatigue and low energy
  • Reduced strength or numbness in the extremities

You don’t have to push through life with any of these symptoms or issues caused by spinal subluxation. Choose chiropractic care as your proven, scientific-based, noninvasive, drug-free option.

The history of chiropractic care speaks for itself with many individuals leading their best lives due to chiropractic intervention. At Velocity Chiropractic, Dr. Mark Sicheneder and the entire team is here to help you obtain health and happiness, as well as overall well-being.

From preventative measures early-on to reducing pain and discomfort in your life, we’re committed to helping get your body back to its optimal state. Call us today and book your next appointment or consult. Start your journey toward healing, higher health, and a better life.

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