Though chiropractors are very highly trained in spinal anatomy and function, their main focus is on optimizing your nervous system. This may mean adjusting joints that are moving improperly, which “afferentates” (stimulates) nerves, in effect waking them up for duty. Spinal nerves branch directly off the central nervous system (spinal cord), and the surrounding spinal bones, ligaments, muscles, and discs have a profound effect on these nerves and their targets. Wherever your chiropractor’s hands and focus are, he or she is highly likely to be focused on your nervous system and your whole body’s well-being, not just a part of it.
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