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1

The focus of chiropractic is on maintaining proper _________ ________ and its relationship with the _____________ _________

Spinal function

Neurological system

2

DIsturbed joint mechanics can:

-reduce ______ ______
- Alter ______ _______
- increase _______ __ _______
- Accelerate __________

Reduce optimal performance

Alter load distribution

Increase risk of injury

Accelerate degeneration

3

Adjustments specifically plied to _________ can restore motion when the body’s own muscles cannot

Joints

4

Adjustments help relieve pain as well as restore and maintain __________ _______, _______, and ________

Normal movement

Biomechanics

Function

5

Chiropractic science concerns itself with the relationship between structure primarily of the ______ and funciton primarily coordinated by the _______ _________ of the human body as that relationship may affect the restoration and preservation of _______

Spine

Nervous system

Health

6

What is the nervous systems function?

To control and coordinate all the organs and structures and to relate the individual to his environment

7

Provide examples of unique skill sets for the “ART” of chiropractic

________


_____ _______ ______ _______

______ _______

______ ______ ______

Palpation

Identifying the indicators for a chiropractic adjustment

Adjustive technique

Assessing the outcome of care

8

The traditional chiropractic paradigm
1) the body is a ___________ ___ ____________ organism

2) the NS is the master system that regulates and controls all other organs and tissues of the body and ____________________

3)Spinal biomechanical dysfunction in the form of _______ _________ ______ may affect the nervous systems ability to regulate function

4) thes the focus of the doctor of chiropractic to ______, _______ or _______ vertebral __________ through the spinal adjustment

Self-regulatory and self-healing

And relates the individual to his/her environment

Vertebral subluxation

Correct, manage, or minimize vertebral subluxation

9

Innate intelligences is _______ biological ability of an organism to react _________ ___ ___ _________ _______ of the external and internal environments

Intrinsic

Physiologically to the changing conditions

10

A subluxation is a loss of _____ __________ or ______ of a spinal vertebral segment which may impact proper __________ ________ function

Proper motion or position

Nervous system

11

__________ is the ability to maintain a constant internal environment in repsonse to environmental changes

Homeostasis

12

Wellness is a ________ state of health in which an individual progresses toward a _______ _____ __ ________, achieving an optimum balance between internal and external environments

Dynamic

Higher level of functioning

13

What role does the nervous system play in maintaining wellness?

Nervous system guides homeostasis which is the body being able to maintain proper function and regulating its processes so that health is the result and disease is at a minimum. The end result in that case would be wellness

14

What is the purpose of chiropractic?

To optimize health