Pat Dougherty, D.C. Spokane Chiropractor, Cold Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Lifestyle Advocate – Thrive, Don’t Just Survive!
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Are you as healthy as you would like to be? Do you have aches and pains, fatigue, brain fog, maybe something more serious and a chiropractic lifestyle can help? We are born to be healthy. Our body's natural state is wellness until it is overwhelmed by the stress of everyday life. That stress can be physical, chemical or emotional. Today life has become more pathologically stressful than ever before. The job of the nervous system is to comprehend your environment and to adapt. Symptoms, like pain, mean your nervous system cannot comprehend a better way to address your stress. Since its beginning in 1895 chiropractic focused on physical, chemical, and emotional stress. Over time an adjustment by a chiropractor has been distorted by many to a simplified "crack the back" profession, and sometimes that works. I know, though, that if all three stresses are present in the nervous system, then a spinal adjustment may not be enough to restore optimal function to the nervous system. For that reason I use techniques that have evolved out of the Applied Kinesiology field to help restore optimal nervous system function. Allow me to ask you a question: "Would you rather face this pathologically stressful lifestyle with, or without, an optimally functioning nervous system?" Chiropractic adjustments restore optimal function to the nervous system. Then the nervous system can direct your innate intelligence to clear up your aches and pains, fatigue, and brain fog - unless too many underlying stresses remain after the adjustment. For many patients I do much more than adjust their spines to correct the effects of physical trauma. When needed, I evaluate further for:
- Trapped emotional stress
- Electrical pollution
- Allergy and sensitivity
- Nutritional deficiency and excess
- Toxic overload
The choices we make everyday determine how much of this universe we get to experience. Those choices can either support a healthy optimally functioning nervous system, or not. The work I do reveals holes in that nervous system, then shows you how to patch those holes. When you patch the holes you begin the process of restoring your self to your natural state, health. For the skeptics I have computerized technology in the form of heart rate variability, thermal, and surface electromyography scans to illustrate the changes your nervous system makes.