• 5 Common Myths and Misconceptions About Chiropractic

    9 Apr 2015 | drkingchiro
  • Five Common Misconceptions about Chiropractic Care

    Health experts continue to conduct research designed to learn more about chiropractic care and how it works, but many people still do not understand some of the fundamental aspects of this beneficial treatment method. A lack of information is almost guaranteed to cause myths and misconceptions. Below are five common myths about chiropractic care, along with the actual truth behind them.

    Myth No. 1: Any Benefits from Chiropractic Are Simply Due to the Placebo Effect

    A great deal of research has proven that chiropractic truly is effective, with benefits that are not just the result of the placebo effect. In other words, chiropractic's benefits are "real" and not just psychological or "in people's heads."

    It's important for you to understand that chiropractic is a form of therapy focused on the body's musculoskeletal system. It improves bodily functions by correcting issues associated with those particular parts of your body, such as your spine and your neck. The goal of chiropractic treatment is to restore your body's innate, natural ability to heal itself and retain its ability to function normally. Even a quick Google search will turn up scores of case studies that prove the benefits of chiropractic care.

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