CPAP 1505 Subluxation - The Subluxation David B. Koch, DC,...

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Unformatted text preview: The Subluxation David B. Koch, DC, LCP, DPhCS Philosophy Faculty of Life University College of Chiropractic Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Chiropractic First Principles: Chiropractic is based on the scientific theory that the nervous system is the primary controller of the body Nerves detect change; the brain and central nervous system interpret; and nerves direct responses to bring about adaptation, i.e., maintain homeostasis The nervous system is therefore the main body system responsible for maintaining health Wednesday, July 7, 2010 The Simple (Safety Pin) Cycle: How the nervous system works The brain and the rest of the body communicate via nerve signals, allowing the body to adapt to changes internally and externally Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Chiropractic First Principles: A healthy, normally-functioning nervous system is necessary to maintain a healthy body Problems of body structure, including misalignment and other dysfunction of the spine, can cause neural disturbances Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Chiropractic First Principles: Chiropractic is based on the hypothesis that subluxations, structural problems that damage the nervous system, can cause a lowered capacity to adapt, and can eventually cause symptoms and disease Therefore, correction of subluxations is postulated to restore the innate ability of the body to regulate itself, and to self- Wednesday, July 7, 2010 VERTEBRAL SUBLUXATION ( articular dysfunction with associated neurological dysfunction ) DIS-EASE/INCOORDINATION (alteration of homeostatic balance of body organs and systems) DISEASE/PATHOLOGY May contribute to the onset or perpetuation of: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 What is a subluxation? "A subluxation is a complex of functional and/or structural and/or pathological articular changes that compromise neural integrity and may influence organ system function and general health. ACC Chiropractic Paradigm/Scope & Practice, 1996...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course CPAP 1505 taught by Professor Johnh.romfh during the Fall '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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CPAP 1505 Subluxation - The Subluxation David B. Koch, DC,...

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