Chiropractic has become America's most popular form of alternative health care, offering lasting relief from pain--and many other health benefits--to more than 25 million patients annually. Yet many people still wonder exactly how chiropractic heals, and even experienced patients may be able to get more from their treatments. In this accessible and fascinating book, Dr. Michael Lenarz illuminates the basic principles of spinal health, showing how the body naturally lets go of stored pain and disease once the flow of vital energy has been restored. He also explains:
*Why adjustments keep the communication flowing clearly, quickly, and cleanly
*Why the billion-plus nerve pathways carried by the spine can be the key to a wide range of health problems--from arthritis, headaches, and back and neck pain to chronic fatigue and digestive ailments
*Why many of the health complaints we associate with aging may in fact be the result of old injuries and therefore treatable
*The different techniques of chiropractic, and how to choose the beset chiropractor for you.
PLUS--complete chapters on the diet, exercise, and stress-relief programs that will help you achieve a healthy, vibrant, energized, and pain-free lifestyle--the chiropractic way.
About the Author
Michael Lenarz received his doctor of chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where he received the B. J. Palmer Philosophical Distinction Award. He is an extension faculty member for Sherman College and for Logan Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Missouri, and a committee member for the Blair Chiropractic Society. Dr. Lenarz has been in practice for fifteen years and operates three chiropractic offices in Seattle and western Washington. Dr. Lenarz is also a practice management consultant for chiropractors and speaks at chiropractic events nationwide. Victoria St. George is a writer and editor living in Santa Monica, California. She is also a partner in Just Write, a literary services firm with offices in California and Virginia.