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Spinal Health

Scoliosis – Kyphosis -Lordosis

Back problems are often the result of an aberrent postural pattern of the body.  This leads to excessive stress on the muscles and the Postural Changes helped with Pettibon and Endonasal Cranial Adjusting, Dr Adam Fields, Chiropractor, San Josenerves, creating pain and even organ dysfunction. Kyphosis, lordosis and scoliosis are postural patterns of the spine. Currently, the best system I know of to address these problems is the Pettibon System.  This is the chiropractic technique that I use and continue to have tremendous reproducible changes which are verified by post x-ray analysis. 

However, I started doing posture analysis before and after Endonasal Cranial Adjustments and have seen great results.  Thus, I incorporate both cranial adjusting and the Pettibon System of spinal rehabilitation to create proper posture and curve alignment.

Consider a whiplash injury. It is caused by a whip-like action of the head and neck, moving the center of the head forward (anteriorly) on the neck. This makes the head balance differently on the neck. The body’s solution to the dilemma of holding the head up in a stable pattern is to change the curve of the neck into a straighter or even a reverse curve pattern. When the curve is straightened out the spinal cord gets stretched and no longer gets all of its blood supply.  This results in a slow dying of the spinal cord.  Spinal curves are essential!

Similarly, a kyphotic (hunchback condition), scoliotic (spiral-shaped spine) or lordotic (swayback) spine is created from the stabilization pattern of the HEAD. Both cranial adjusting and the Pettibon System are focused on the head and how it is positioned on the neck. When the bones of the skull are misaligned, the only postural patterns that the nervous system can find to support the head in a stable pattern result in kyphosis, lordosis, scoliosis or the “whiplash pattern” (a very straight spine).

With Endonasal Cranial Adjusting the body can re-find its natural correct alignment due to positional sense restoration.

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