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Possible Cause of a Pain
Subluxations have been found to be the cause of many pain symptoms. Many doctors are now recognizing that the diagnosis of pain may be subluxation specific.
Think of subluxation as a “pinched nerve.”
Do you remember a time when you had a pebble in your shoe?
It hurt. Didn’t it? Well, that is an example of physical pressure on a pain nerve.
How did you handle it? Did you take a drug so your foot felt better, or did you take the pebble out of your shoe?
Of course, you took the pebble out of your shoe to remove physical pressure. If you took a drug, it might cover up the pain, but the cause of the pain (the pebble) would still be there.
In short, if you have a physical problem, you need a physical solution. Taking the pebble out of your shoe is a physical solution to a physical problem. If you have a chemical problem, then you would take a drug.
With proper diagnosis it might be found that you have an area in your body that is putting pressure on nerves (this is called subluxation), like a pinched nerve. Now, you could also have pressure on a function nerve instead of a pain nerve. Pressure on a function nerve will cause something in your body to malfunction. You could, in fact, have pressure on both a pain nerve and a function nerve.
Example 1: Pressure on pain nerves may cause:
- Back Pain
- Carpal Tunnel pain
- Muscle Pain
- Joint Pain
Example 2: Pressure on function nerves may cause;
- High Blood Pressure
- Brain Fog
- Breathing Problems
Example 3: Pressure on both Pain Nerves and Function
Nerves at the same time may cause;
- Feeling Old
- Feeling Tired
Subluxations are serious. Most medical efforts target only symptoms. This often sets in motion a rollercoaster of frustration, pain and pills. I’m betting that you know exactly what I mean.
Most patients with pain instinctively know that something has been missed by their doctors. Everyone seems to be able to label their symptoms, but that doesn’t realty do them any good, because nobody has yet found the cause of their pain. You may be subluxated and have pressure on pain nerves, or have pressure on function nerves. Only a Doctor of Chiropractic is qualified to diagnose subluxations. A thorough examination will tell the story.