The doctor of chiropractic avenue
of approach is primarily the spinal column because it houses and protects the spinal cord which is the switch board of the
nervous system. Gray's Anatomy, a standard medical textbook used in chiropractic and medical schools states the following: The nervous system includes the central nervous system, which is composed of the brain and spinal cord, the peripheral nervous system,
which is composed of nerves and ganglia and the sense organs such as the
ear. Its function is to control and coordinate all organs and structures
and to relate the individual to her/his environment.
procedures and those performed in/by Dr. Williams Chiropractic Office consist of the following;
Consultation - A review of the patient's history and present
symptoms to determine if the patient is a chiro-
practic patient and if Dr. Williams Chiropractic Office will accept the patient as a chiropractic
Orhtopediic/Neurological Examination - Specific tests to deter-
mine the integrity of the patient's nervous and
X-Ray Examination - Taking to determine the integrity of patie-
nt's spinal column and/or the upper/lower extre-
Physical Therapy - Applied to reduce inflammation/swelling as
well as relax and/or strengthen the affected mus- cles/nerves.
Assessment - Used to determine the patient's nutritional
deficiencies to aid in recommending a proper
Spinal Adjustment - Restores normal bone position, restores normal
nerve function, restores normal muscle
function, restores normal soft tissue function and
restores normal joint function.