Why is it that a Chiropractic adjustment can sometimes help other symptoms that I am having besides pain in the spine?

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Why is it that a Chiropractic adjustment can sometimes help other symptoms that I am having besides pain in the spine?

Often times when treating with a Chiropractic other problems such as acid reflux, indigestion and other issues can improve. Why does this happen? The spinal cord runs down the spine. Coming off of the spinal cord are spinal nerve roots. They exit at each level of the spine. It is like a rope with many different strands. A small portion of the spinal nerve roots are pain sensitive but a large portion of the spinal roots are not pain sensitive. They go to your heart, kidneys and so forth. It stands to reason that if the small part that is pain sensitive is being affected so is the large part that is not pain sensitive. So when pressure is taken off of the whole nerve root bundle an overall improvement can occur with these different issues. Chiropractors do not treat acid reflux or indigestion! We treat the spine. However, often times these other things show improvement. Please see the Chart of Effects for a bigger picture of how this works. Ask the staff member if you have any questions. Chiropractic care, your natural choice!