All About Chiropractic

What is a subluxation?

A subluxation is a nerve disturbance effecting how the brain gets and sends messages from and to every single organ, tissue, cell, muscle, joint, ligament, etc in the body.

Do I need chiropractic even if I am not in pain or sick?

While over the years chiropractic has been most associated with back pain and injury, chiropractors are technically nerve system doctors. What we see, how we breath, our experiences in life and how we perceive them, how we feel and on and on, is through our nerve system. In short; we live our lives through our nerve system. The fact is that as long as our nerve system functions at it’s optimal level, our body performs at it’s optimal level which helps equipped us to handle the ever ongoing challenges that life tends to throw our way.

Does getting adjusted hurt?

Ask anyone who has gotten care in this office and they will tell you that their visits are not associated with, ache, pain or hurt. The objective is to get you out of pain and help you live a healthier life. If you come in due to an injury and are in pain already, then you may experience mild discomfort. Worse case scenario,  adjustments MAY cause discomfort for a second or two. The only known side effect is occasional mild soreness very much like the soreness experienced after having a good healthy exercise session.

How can chiropractic help children?

Children have the same spinal structure as adults do. Children tend to go through lots of what could potentially be considered trauma’s to some level. There is a potential of difficult pregnancy, difficult labor to begin with that can put the child in quite a bit of disadvantage. Children may be suffering from ear infection, unexplained crying, allergic reactions, unusual shoe ware, poor concentration to name just a few signs of how subluxation shows up in children. Being under chiropractic care is a proven way to help make children and adults alike have more energy and a better immune system. This allows their nerve and immune system to function at its best keeping children healthy and free from any prescription drugs!

About Dr. Marina Zaré

I am a Chiropractic Wellness Consultant in NW Portland, OR, in the heart of the Pearl district in Portland. I focus on prevention and am extremely passionate about taking care of the young before damage occurs. I utilize numerous technologies in the field of Chiropractic such as Thermography, Electromyography, Heart Rate Variability, B.E.S.T. KST which enable me to help people with chronic pain, learning disorders, ADHD, allergies, injuries, depression, anxiety and other ailments that are caused by having vertebral subluxation
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