Chiropractic is the Science, Art and Philosophy that concerns itself
with the restoration of good health by restoring and maintaining a properly functioning nervous system, without the use of
drugs or surgery. Chiropractic is based on the scientific fact that your body is a self-regulating, self-healing organism.
These important functions are controlled by the brain, spinal cord, and all the nerves of the body. The skull protects the
delicate tissues of the brain. The moving bones of the spine protect the vulnerable communication pathways of the spinal cord
and nerve roots. If the nervous system is impaired, it can cause malfunction of the tissues and organs throughout the body.
Doctors of Chiropractic call this the Vertebral Subluxation Complex. The Chiropractic adjustment has been proven to increase
motion, increase circulation, reduce swelling and pain, and remove nervous irritation. Once this nervous irritation is removed,
your body is able to do what it is designed to do - heal itself.
Chiropractors help in restoring nervous system function. Many chiropractors also focus on
the biomechanics of the body such as joint motion. Helping to restore proper spinal biomechanics and improved nervous system
function begins with a case history. Your case history is a vital story Dr. Epstein wants to hear. It reveals important
information about your health such as surgeries, accidents, the onset of your condition, and other details which brought you
into the office. After reviewing your history and discussing your specific problem, a thorough orthopedic, neurological, and
chiropractic examination is performed. X-rays may be taken which will help uncover structural and functional problems. Once
the examination is complete, Dr. Epstein will take the time to explain the findings and outline a treatment plan. Progress
is then monitored with periodic examination and follow-up reports.