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Misalignment, no symptoms

Feldera4FFeldera4 Posts: 1
edited 01/14/2016 - 8:40 AM in Alternative Treatments

I am 22 years old and in very good health. I teach yoga, am very actice, eat healthy, and experience no aches or pains and almost never get sick.

I met a chiropractor who had set up a booth where I was grocery shopping and did a free test for nerve damage. I had pretty bad results which surprised me. He offered to have me come in for a x-ray for only 30 dollars so I did and realized I had some serious misalignment issues. My lumbar spine had shifted to the left and my cervical spine had a -10 degree curve ( meaning it was curving the wrong way!) I was so confused because I thought I was in good health. He laid out a 3.5 month treatment plan where I would come in 3x per week to correct my spine. I want to correct my spine very much but do not have a lot of money to spend at the chiropractor. He told me that I would not be able to correct my spine using excursions and methods I can do at home because it was too severe.

Does any body have any advice for my situation? Should I just invest in this chiropractor before it gets worse? Are there ways to correct my spine at home?

Thank you

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  • hey, if your spine is out of line it sis likely it will stay out of line if your c1 is misaligned. tou need to find the root of the cause. The c1 bone keeps your head on sraight bu if misaligned it will tilt your whole spine. mine was tilted and my leg wass shorter by an inche. I was having headaches every day and neck pain and thats how i found out my atlas was causing it. when the bone is back in its place the whole spine will relaign. its the top of the chain! im not saying you need this done but get a cervical spine specialist or an atlas profilax trained pro to look at you as otherwise you will just keep having chiro treatments forever paying loads like id did and they didnt get to the rout. Also most chiros will say they dont touch this bone, this is because they are not trained inthis bone and only now are chiros taking this training on. its very uknown in the medical world. google it yourself atlas profilax and see what you think, it could be the missing link for you. it ws for me and now im pain free after a year of hell
    : )
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