About Chiropractic

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At Westwood Family Chiropractic, we have the staff to guide you on a path to natural health. We offer a varied and disciplinary approach to strengthen your health. Our office consists of dedicated professionals with outstanding skills and credentials in Chiropractic Care, select wellness, and restoring health naturally. Our staff is highly trained and dedicated to return you to your highest possible level of function and activity as quickly as possible.

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of symptoms or disease. Drs. Jett and Cathy Gurman will meet with you and review your complete health history. They will then perform a thorough and comprehensive examination in order to evaluate the health of your spine and nervous system.

Pregnancy
Chiropractic care during pregnancy can not only improve musculoskeletal alignment and relieve areas of muscle tension, but it can also influence the quality of your birth experience.

Importance of the nervous system
The nervous system controls and coordinates ALL the functions of the body. Everyone has the inborn ability to heal themselves as long as there is no interference with their nervous system, and therefore in their body’s function.

Spinal subluxations (misalignments)
Chiropractic doctors recognize that vertebral subluxations cause interference of the nervous system impeding the perfect expression of health. Subluxations may or may not cause pain or other symptoms. Chiropractors are the only health care providers who specialize in locating, correcting, and preventing subluxations.

Chiropractic adjustments
Chiropractic doctors recognize that when spinal nerve interferences are cleared by means of specific chiropractic adjustments of vertebral subluxations, the nervous system’s normal flow of impulses can resume. The fully functioning nervous system can once again direct the body’s own healing mechanisms and help in the process of attaining optimum health.