Chiropractic For Men
Years of training and experience, plus
sophisticated analysis techniques, enable your Doctor of Chiropractic to
detect subluxations, but there are some simple things you can look for
to find out if your spine is healthy.
Your heels wear out unevenly.
Can be due to uneven leg length or stress along with the length of
You can't you take a satisfying
deep breath. Breath, health, spinal health and energy are
Your jaws "click".
This can be caused by neck or hip subluxations.
You have "crack" your
neck, back or other joints a lot. Can be caused by areas
of your spine that are locked or jammed.
You can't twist or turn your head
or hips to either side easily and equally. Reduced range
You are often fatigued.
An unbalanced spine drains your energy.
You have poor concentration.
Subluxations affect brain health.
You have low resistance to
disease. Subluxations affect your neuroendocrine system
which plays an important role in your resistance to disease and your
ability to fight infection.
Your foot flares out when walking.
This test is easy as long as you don't cheat. Merely look at
your feet as you walk. Do they both point forward, or does one
foot appear to flare outward or inward? Do both? Foot
flare may be a sign of a problem in the lower spine or hips, or
meningeal stress in the upper neck or base of the brain.
One leg appears shorter than the
other. Keep your shoes on, and lie down. Have
someone stand behind you, look down at your feet, and gently push
your heels toward your head. Compare where the heels meet the
shoes. One foot (it's often the right) may appear anywhere
from 1/8" to 1" shorter than the other.
You have poor posture.
Stand on two bathroom scales. The weight distribution should
be about the same over each foot. If it is not, that's a good
sign that your spine, hips or head are off-center.
You have headaches, back aches,
sore or tender spots in muscles or joints. Common signs of
You have a constant stressful
feeling and tension especially in muscles and joints.
Muscles are affected by subluxations.
You feel stiffness in your back
and neck. Stiffness may be a sign of subluxation damage.
You just don't feel right, you are
in general poor health. Subluxations can affect your
* Information provided by: Ted Korean, D.C. "Chiropractic, Bringing Out the
Best in You"