COVID-19 has been called a once-in-a-century pandemic. Because the disease is so new, there is no cure or vaccinations against the Coronavirus. The CDC and National Institutes of Health have begun promoting the benefits of chiropractic care to the immune function during this global pandemic.
Chiropractic is a health care discipline which emphasizes the inherent recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery. The practice of chiro focuses on the relationship between structure (the spine) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) and how that relationship affects the preservation and restoration of health.
This Pandemic has resulted in changes to our everyday lives and has created increased levels of stress, anxiety, and fear. Scientific evidence has validated that long-term exposure to stress negatively effects the immune system.
The immune system can distinguish between normal, healthy cells and unhealthy cells by recognizing a variety of “danger” cues. Infectious microbes such as viruses and bacteria release another set of signals recognized by the immune system. When the immune system first recognizes these signals, it responds to address the problem. If an immune system response cannot be activated when there is sufficient need, problems arise, like infection.
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We assure you that our office is safe during this time. To boost your immunity, you can schedule your appointment for an adjustment today!