“Our deepest fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasures.”
It’s one thing to subject your body to contortionist positions through yoga. It’s quite another thing to experience the high-velocity, titillating numbness of being ‘cracked’ by a chiropractor.
What may be viewed as a controversial form of medicine to one person might be the saving grace for someone else. Chiropractic has its detractors. There are also numerous clinical studies citing its benefits and millions of people from all walks of life who swear by it.
It’s an ever-growing form of health care that has firmly entrenched its standing worldwide.
Spinal manipulation can be traced to 2700 B.C. in China and 1500 B.C. in Greece. Greek physician Hippocrates, in 400 BC, published details how chiropractic eased lower back pain. He claimed that knowledge of the spine was requisite to treat disease.