What is Chiropractic

What is Chiropractic

What Is Chiropractic Chiropractic is a trinity comprised of a philosophy, science and art based on the principles of tone. ” Tone: is the standard from which we note the variations of structure, temperature, tonicity, elasticity, renitency (resistance), and tension; it is the standard of health; any deviation therefrom is disease. Tone is the BASIC PRINCIPLE, the one from which all other principles, which compose the science, have sprung.” — pg. 8, The Chiropractor, 1914 ” Tone is the tension and firmness, the renitency (resistance) and elasticity of tissue in a state of health, normal existence; The mental and physical condition known as disease is a disordered state because of an unusual amount of tension above or below that of tone; … normal and abnormal amount of strain or laxity are due to the position of the osseous (skeletal) framework, the neuroskeleton, which not only serves as a protector to the neural system, but, also, as a regulator of tension. The present and future make-up of individualized spirits depend upon the cumulative mental function which, like all functions, is modified by the structural condition of the impulsive, transmitting, neural system” – pg. 10, The Chiropractor, 1914 So what does all that mean? ┬áThat there is an infinite wisdom in your body that knows exactly what it is doing and expresses itself perfectly. This wisdom provides the body with a perfect tone that gives way to optimal function. Many times through physical, emotional, mental or chemical stress this tone is interrupted or distorted. The purpose of chiropractic is to free the body from these interference’s/distortions such that the tonicity can...