CPAP 1505 Basic Principles of the Chiropractic Profession

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PRINCIPLES OF CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE Introduction to Chiropractic CPAP 1505 David B. Koch, DC, Professor Life University College of Chiropractic Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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PRINCIPLES OF CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE 1. Worldwide, chiropractic is a separate and distinct healing art and profession with a new and different objective than the medical profession, namely the facilitation of natural healing from within… Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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PRINCIPLES OF CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE 1. (Continued) …through the elimination of vertebral subluxation, an insidious and widespread neurological interference to the expression of the body’s own natural capacity for healing and health. Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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PRINCIPLES OF CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE 2. Chiropractic is based on a vitalistic philosophy of life and health, and focuses on the art and science of correcting vertebral subluxations in accordance with that philosophy. Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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PRINCIPLES OF CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE 3. Every living thing has the inborn ability to direct and regulate its own internal physiology, adaptation, and healing, and thereby create its own health naturally from within. Chiropractors call this marvelous natural principle of self-organization the body’s innate intelligence . Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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PRINCIPLES OF CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE 4. In human beings, this principle of innate intelligence is expressed through the delicate dynamic balance of physiology, homeostasis, adaptation and healing… Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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PRINCIPLES OF CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE 4. Continued: …in part via nerve messages transmitted from the body to the brain and from the brain to the body over the nerve system. Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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PRINCIPLES OF CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE 4. Continued: The nerve system includes the spinal cord that passes from the skull down through the spinal column, and the spinal nerves that pass from the spinal cord to the rest of the body between the individual spinal vertebrae. Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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PRACTICE 5. A vertebral subluxation is a misalignment or biomechanical malfunction within the spinal column that affects the nerve tissue passing through the spinal column, altering the nerve messages traveling to and from the brain over the nerve system. Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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