Today's Health Alternative

Today's Health Alternative

by Raquel Martin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780922356454
Publisher: America West Publishers & Distributors
Publication date: 01/01/1992
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Forewordi
Acknowledgementsiii
I.The Uphill Battle
1.My Personal Story1
2.The Science of Chiropra Ctic17
3.Taking Control: The Choice is Yours37
II.The Sound and the Fury
4.The Organized Opposition55
5.Support From the Medical Community87
III.The Science and the Hope
6.The Body's Electrical System99
7.The Unsuspected Trauma of Birth117
8.Accidents, Sports Injuries, and Common Structural Disorders135
9.Response of the Immune and Circulatory Systems177
10.Lingering Organic Impairment205
11.Physical Causes of Mental and Emotional Dysfunction231
12.Is Surgery Really Necessary?253
13.Insurance Coverage267
14.Drug-Induced Illnesses279
15.What About the X-Rays?303
IV.Chiropractic Practitioners
16.Professional Training317
17.Chiropractic Techniques335
18.The Role of Nutrition375
19.The Correct Use of Exercise399
20.A Nationwide Referral Service409
Epilogue419
Index423
Illustrations
Chart of Your Nervous System110
The Degenerative Process
Normal State of Spine148
First Stage of Degeneration149
Second Stage of Degeneration149
Late Degenerative State150
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)155
X-Rays Before and After Adjustment307

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