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Dr. Thomas Panchesin
Your Tucson Chiropractor
I was attempting to get pregnant for over 5 years but was unable to conceive. I had severe frequent allergies my whole life since I was a young girl. I wore glasses for a stigmatism in my eyes that currently needed a prescription change since the condition worsened. I had life time severe daily earaches and frequent ear infections. My menstrual period would last 1 ½ weeks and be very severe for over 15 years.
Since receiving chiropractic care I was able to become pregnant after six months of care, and now have a beautiful 3 month old baby girl. My allergies have disappeared since the first month of chiropractic care and only a hint of them will return when enduring more stress and not having my regular chiropractic adjustment. To my surprise, I NOW NO LONGER NEED TO WEAR MY EYE GLASSES!!! Finally, my severe cramping disappeared and my period now only lasts 3-4 days.
My chiropractor was trained in a specific technique in a unique school to correct "specifically" the upper neck area around the brainstem. The results are phenomenal, and the adjustments easy to receive. I would never have believed chiropractic could do so much by simply correcting the existing pressure to my nerve supply.
I think there is a lot to health that we are never told, and chiropractic is one of the secrets. Drugs cover pain and symptoms but do not restore health.
I was the owner of a busy restaurant. I worked long hours and had a large clientele that enjoyed my food. We had a happy restaurant where everyone smiled as a part of our day. Employees, customers and myself loved my little restaurant. In 2003 I had low back pain that had been present before, but was now at it's peak with pain and discomfort. I decided to seek out a chiropractor and heard of Dr Panchesin and the type of "Upper Cervical Specific" adjusting he performed on the upper neck to get good results. I was x-rayed, examined and adjusted. I really experienced great relief the more adjustments I received. I stopped my care in 2004 as I was feeling so well, and had not realized the importance of maintaining my spinal health all the time.
In time, I began developing health problems again beginning with hearing loss in my right ear. By 2006, I could not hear out of my right ear and purchased an expensive hearing aid, I also had some of my low back pain returning. By 2008, I had a sudden episode of Vertigo at my restaurant. If you do not know what vertigo is, it is scary. It is not the same as getting dizzy. When vertigo attacks, the entire room begins to intensely spin. You feel like you have no control and nothing seems to help alleviate the discomfort. Your head feels whozzy and painful, and you can't do anything but lay down. That first day a year and a half ago, I had two people carry me under each arm out of my restaurant and and get me home. I rested for hours before it went away and then consulted my medical doctor.
I began treating my vertigo with medications my medical doctor prescribed for vertigo and changed my diet. I removed salt from my diet as is supposed to aggravate vertigo. I also stopped coffee, caffeine, and chocolate. I also began a natural treatment program of eating pumpkin seeds, poppy seeds, wheat cloves and almonds. I was even on Prozac for a month last year in addition to the Meclizine I was taking for vertigo.
NONE! Of these treatments did any good. After a year and one half, I was still having vertigo episodes every three days that lasted two hours. They were horrible and discomforting, making me feel awful and nauseated. I was forced to close down my restaurant and retire early due to my vertigo. I was finally recommended to have inner ear surgery to remove my middle ear. It was at this time I decided to consult my chiropractor.
My chiropractor told me he had treated many vertigo patients over the years very successfully. I made an appointment, was x-rayed and examined and received my first adjustment since developing vertigo. I immediately experienced relief. By my second visit my hearing returned in my right ear. I no longer wear my hearing aid. I only had two episodes of mild vertigo my first week and a half of chiropractic care, lasting 15 seconds to 2 or 3 minutes. By my 25th day of chiropractic care, it was 15 days of no vertigo seizures, my hearing returned, and I am feeling much better although still uneasy at times but no seizures. I am upset I spent so much on medical care when chiropractic worked so well. I wish I had gone to my chiropractor first, I may still have my restaurant and saved a lot of money.
It would be difficult to put my finger on exactly what Chiropractic does for me or how best I could tell the rest of the world, but it has changed my life for the better. Currently I have followed my doctor's advice precisely and have been under regular care for a period of one year and seven months. I am currently checked about once every two weeks, and my health has not been this good in years.
Before chiropractic I was very negative about chiropractic and thought they were all quacks. My wife introduced me to my current chiropractor at a time I was feeling so tired I could not perform my duties at my business as well as I used to when I was much younger. I had routine tiredness, exhaustion, and was very stressed out. All my joints were achy. I noticed after my first month of care I was less tired and getting my energy back. I could not even bend over in the garden before, and now was working it for hours on the weekends.
In time I began to notice that I was no longer getting sick. My usual problems like many people were routine colds at least two per year with runny nose, fever, chills, cough and flu at least once a year. Since using chiropractic, I have not had flu, or colds, or coughs, or runny nose, or have been tired. I am also sleeping much better at night. Before I would sleep six hours but would have numerous interruptions of waking up and going back to sleep. Once I would wake, I could not go back to sleep. I had been going through untold business problems since my partner died with relatives claiming a stake on the business and taxes that my partner had not paid. When having added stress, it made my health suffer more and added much more complication to my existing health condition with added exhaustion.
Since engaging chiropractic, I have not gotten sick. I sleep better at night. My joints feel no more achiness, my business is doing better because I am doing better, and I am the business. Also, my sex life is going better. Thanks to chiropractic I am doing much better. You can not find health in a bottle.
My Dad is a chiropractor, so I have had the benefit of chiropractic care maintaining a full nerve supply since my birth. With a full nerve supply, I am assured my organs, and chemical production are functioning at their proper levels. During my childhood I went through whooping cough and strep throat without drugging and had a relatively quick turn around time due to my immune system being healthier with a full nerve supply through chiropractic.
In general my health has been very good thanks to chiropractic. When I get sick, I am not usually extreme and get through it quickly. I have also learned that a forced immunity is only 54% affective where a naturally acquired immunity is at least 84% affective.
My dad keeps me regularly checked and I love getting my adjustments, not just to keep from getting sick, but to keep my sicknesses from becoming extreme. I know from what my Dad tells me that every time I do get sick, it gives my immune system a chance to exercise itself and develop immunities for my next encounter. I also know that germs do not show interest in healthy living cells and only attack sick or dead cells.
Recently I went to a Halloween party, and although the food was quite good, it often is let out all day for consumption, and the processing and chemicals that goes into some of these Halloween foods are questionable whether they are foods at all. But, being a kid, I like eating some of that crap now and then, and by Sunday, I developed an intense headache. I began to cry. My Dad pulled out his portable table, adjusted me, and I immediately had to throw up. I then felt GREAT!! Whatever poison I had to throw up, it let my body function better and feel great afterward. I told my Dad he worked a miracle in 15 minutes thanks to moving a bone. When I said that, my Dad had to explain to me that it was not just the bone, but the relief to the nerve supply and my organs. I told my Dad, yes Dad, I know all that, but it was the bone you had to adjust, RIGHT?
I initially applied at a chiropractic office seeking employment. Never did I dream that it could offer me so much in terms of my own health. I never knew the extent of what chiropractic was actually capable of, and would play such an important role in my health.
Initially I related symptoms associated with an auto accident three years ago in 1998 to my chiropractor and new employer. These pains and symptoms became more pronounced and severe the last year before entering into chiropractic care. No one had ever told me I need to get my spine checked after an auto accident. As a result, I suffered with bad neck pain, nagging low back pain, pain in both shoulders, and headaches. Sometimes my legs would hurt, particularly my right leg. They would get numb and painful to the point of making me cry. I could not walk properly, and would be bed ridden at times.
Knowing what I know now, I would advise all occupants of a vehicle in an auto accident to get checked immediately to avoid what I had to go through. Especially the children that tend to get overlooked. Auto accident symptoms and pain can definitely appear months after an accident has occurred. Sometimes seeming like only minor discomfort at the time of the accident, gradually grows into extreme discomfort due to the misaligned vertebra in your spine and the damage to your nerves. The complications that we are unaware of with the nerve pressure produced by the misaligned vertebra after an accident are serious health concerns and need never to be underestimated.
As my chiropractic care progressed, I began to notice greater and greater levels of relief. After several months, I was pain free in my legs. My neck felt better. I could walk normal again, and I no longer cried in pain.
As my corrective process continued, I began to notice changes related to a diagnosis I was given by medical doctors in 1997, hypothyroidism. The symptoms of my body gave me dizziness and tiredness all the time, and headaches. It was hard to concentrate, and my eyes were sensitive to the sun. Being in the sun made my eyes burn very easily. I also had patches of hair falling out, and tiny white nits forming along the length of my hair follicles.
I was given a medication, but I was scared of the effects the medication had on me. I had been gaining a lot of weight with this condition of hypothyroidism, and the medication was supposed to make me loose the weight, but it made me very nervous, and with too much energy.
After my eighth month of chiropractic care, I was able to successfully get off my medication. To my surprise, I am no longer gaining any weight, but have lost some. My mind is free of the medication effects, and I think clearer and have a more natural energy about myself. My hair is now growing faster, and is healthier than it had been for years. I can also go out in the sun with no difficulty. I am so happy to be over this problem and feel the confidence of real health through chiropractic care.
It even angers me to know how politically the drug companies, the medical associations, the insurance industry, and even our government (which are usually medical doctors hired by our government), have put chiropractic in a corner suppressing it's growth, for no other reason than it's excellent success rate threatens medicines existence and offends their pride. I wish every charitable organization in the name of medical cures were forced to put all their funds into the spread of chiropractic so every man, woman and child could get regular chiropractic adjustments and be really healthy!!
Since having all my children chiropractically adjusted, all my kids are doing much better in school, they have more energy, and get sick a lot less. I am over joyed to see my children experience such good health. Thanks chiropractic!!
I just had a physical with my medical doctor yesterday, and he found NO
TRACE of hypothyroidism.
I had terrible pain on the back of my neck on the left side and down my left shoulder and arm. My arm was weak and numb and painful for 3 years and I had low back pain since 1996. I also suffered from heart palpitations 3 times a day for 6 months. I was finally rushed to a hospital one day because my heart began to flutter. My hospital bill for 4 days was over $9,000.00.
They did nothing to help the condition, as my heart continued to flutter daily, until I began chiropractic care. Since getting adjusted with the special upper cervical chiropractic adjustment called the Hole In One adjustment, developed by the founders of chiropractic, the Palmer family, my heart palpitations have gone away, my neck feels better, and my arm no longer is weak and painful.
I had depression since 1996 due to my health condition, my outlook, my attitude and happiness are all a lot more positive now that chiropractic has helped me live a healthier life. I've also gotten a lot more energy to do things.
I think I am clearer and more positive and love life more now. I used to have a lot of phobias, pain, and worry my whole life, much worse since 1996, and now it is all gone. I am really impressed with how much chiropractic has done for me. I surprised the whole world does not go to chiropractors and experience what real health is all about.
In 1989 I developed a lump on the left side of my neck. After a biopsy, I was told I had Hodgkin's Lymphoma (a form of cancer of the lymph system or the immune system). I then went through a series of radiation treatments from December 1989 through April of 1990. I continued with a series of checkups when in September of 2002, a routine lung x-ray disclosed a lump on my left lung, and I was told I had lung cancer.
I began coughing up blood, and became very weak. I began a series of chemotherapy treatments from September 2002 through December 2002. I had a series of 4 chemotherapy treatments. During this time I felt awful. My hair fell out, I became very weak, and looked quite ill. My doctors gave me periodic PT scans and CAT scans and were concerned, as the scans revealed that the tumor on my lung was unchanged.
I began Chiropractic care in October of 2002, and almost immediately began to feel a change, and within 2 weeks, felt much better. In December of 2002, a PT scan revealed the tumor unchanged. By January of 2003, after I had discontinued chemotherapy in December, and continued with my Chiropractic care, a routine PT scan revealed the tumor had shrunk down to almost nothing. Since then, by February, 26, 2003, and two CAT scans later, they revealed that no tumor exists on my lung any more.
I did not receive just any type of Chiropractic care, but rather a highly specialized and developed adjustment technique that was created by Dr BJ Palmer, the developer of Chiropractic. Dr BJ Palmer's father discovered Chiropractic in 1895. Dr BJ Palmer was noted for his great dedication to researching and developing Chiropractic, and although his technique is taught in only one Chiropractic College today, and practiced by only an approximate 2,000 Chiropractors world wide, it still holds recorded history for the highest level of results in Chiropractic today.
His technique was developed after discovering that the human spine has an inherent difficulty with the top two vertebra surrounding the brainstem (medulla oblongata) retaining their proper position, and creating interference to the nerve pathways to the body. Only by a very specific adjustment to this area could full reduction of the nerve interference to the brainstem occur. As a result, Dr Palmer obtained the greatest results in his patients and the history of Chiropractic, taking on difficult health cases of all sorts. He knew that only by restoring the body's innate healing powers to normal, could we expect healing to take place. His adjustment to this area of the spine he called the Hole In One adjustment.
I would not hesitate to undergo medical treatment for any of my health concerns and conditions. However, the improvements under Chiropractic care are unmistakable and indescribable. There is no doubt it is the secret to the human body healing itself.
In 1960 I was rushed to the hospital, I could not breath! I was diagnosed with bronchial restriction and put under an oxygen tent for 2 months. I had been given anesthesia during the course of one of the tests run on me, and when I came out from under my anesthesia, the drug had made my neck misalign terribly. I was put in traction for my neck for another month before I was finally released from the hospital wearing a collar. I went home and had to sleep under a fan to breath at night.
My breathing was still very difficult and became worse in the 1980's. The medications given me were of little or no help. I heard about chiropractic and consulted a chiropractor. After being adjusted it did help some, but later, I transferred to Dr Panchesin. When Dr Panchesin performed an "Upper Cervical Specific" chiropractic adjustment to my upper neck, it was different. Almost immediately I began to breath easier. This type of adjustment was clearly much more effective. It is named the "Hole-In-One" adjustment. I got rid of the cervical collar support which only made my muscles weaker as I learned to be dependent on it for support.
Dr Panchesin explained to me how the entire body and it's organs are dependent on the intelligent energy from our brain supplying our bodies 100% with power, and the upper neck bones cut that energy to the body off in ALL people called subluxations. Getting chiropractic adjustments here, correcting my subluxations, really turns the power back on!!
I also was diagnosed with Diabetes in 1991, and have to monitor my blood sugar levels. I would be up to 275 units to 290 units without chiropractic care, and would have to take medication. When I stay adjusted, my units stay under 100. Because of chiropractic, upper cervical specific care, I feel more energy and feel more healthy.
I also fell and broke my right ankle in 1995, since that time my left hip became very stiff and painful, and chiropractic allows me to walk and feel pain relief.
Chiropractic is not a back pain therapy, it is keeping the power of our nerve supply turned on 100% so that ALL are organs and body can function to their fullest potential and experience real health.
I was in the wrong place at the wrong time. A delivery truck failed to stop for a red light. It plowed into a half-ton pickup before sending it into my Jeep Cherokee. I was following my sister home after attending our uncle's funeral. Though we were all stopped for the light the force of the impact was so great that the jeep pushed her trunk into the backseat. I remember hearing the squealing of the brakes and looked into my rear view mirror. I could see the truck trying to come to a sudden stop and beginning to pitch sideways. There was no where to go and no time to warn my sister.
My head hit the steering wheel, the seat broke and I slide out of my seatbelt and woke up in the back seat. The driver of the truck was banging on my jeep and screaming at me. He was asking why I stopped, I told him we were all stopped, it was a red light. He was hauled away by the police before I was loaded and taken away by paramedics. I was in a lot of pain my blood pressure was 178/110.
I had had a comb in the back of my jean pocket. It stuck in the headrest of the driver seat, it kept me from being ejected all the way into the cargo space of the jeep. I realized that later. The comb ripped through the inside of my jeans and fell to the asphalt when I first tried to stand up. I didn't understand what it was doing inside my pant leg. It has taken months to realize how badly I had been injured in April.
I sought chiropractic help as soon as I could. I began my first treatment nearly two weeks after my accident. I was on vicodin and valium, it was difficult to keep the days straight which was an alarming detriment to being a student. My memory was everything I needed to complete my studies. My chiropractor doctor understood and was supportive, my back was in so much pain that he would not begin treatment without electrode treatment and hot packs to my back. He utilized relaxation techniques and helped relieve immediate pain. After I returned to school in September I was still limited in motion and in a lot of pain.
My co-worker could see that I had not progressed well since spring. She gave me the business card of Dr Panchesin, a name and card I will always carry with me. My first visit was in September. He wanted to see me every day….that was difficult, I'm a full time student, very dedicated to my studies and right now even my own parents don't see me that often but I agreed. I saw my x-rays and I understood the meticulous explanations offered and I began to heal. I began to really heal. The headaches eased off after the first adjustment. I could sleep. I wasn't healed but on the way to being healed. After a month I stopped taking vicodin and only used aspirin o ibuprofen.
It has been a very long road but one I was willing to stay with. The other option offered by my primary care physician was orthopedic surgery. I'm glad I stayed with Dr Panchesin. I'm looking forward to completing my associates in programming/analyst next fall. I managed to stay in school and remain an honor student because of the wonderful chiropractic care that this office extended. The doctor worked stress and tension out of my neck and shoulders and helped my back keep proper alignment. It has taken every bit of eight months and I'm continuing to heal but I look back and realize how badly I was hurt and it could have led to one back surgery after another. I can't imagine what a mistake that would have been. Time and patience has proved to be my best choice. I have only one regret, Dr Panchesin should have been my first choice in chiropractic care. It took months for me to realize that there is a difference in skill and effectiveness within chiropractic practice. Like any other aspect of health care, one should never stop asking questions or evaluating their own progress. Am I getting better? When you feel good about your choices you feel good about doing everything possible to take care of the life you've been blessed with and you can't say enough good things about those who help you along the way. I am very fortunate to have received quality care from Dr Panchesin and his wonderful staff.
Before chiropractic I would not be able to sit for two hours writing my bills without severe and anguishing upper back pain and shoulder pain. On cloudy days my pain would worsen. Since receiving a specially developed chiropractic adjustment designed to be very specific in correcting upper neck brainstem pressure, I have had complete relief of my shoulder and upper back pain. I feel good on cloudy days as well.
This in itself was wonderful, but as my chiropractic journey has continued, more wonderful discoveries keep developing. Just other day, while on my chiropractors table, I suddenly realized I had no pain in my stomach which I have suffered daily with for 3 years, taking Zantac almost everyday. I couldn't believe my pain was gone, and was happy to give up the Zantac with its side effects damaging the liver and causing insomnia to name two.
I now sleep better, I'm off medication, my stomach and shoulders feel much better. In addition, both my feet would hurt everyday, now that my spine and skeletal structure balance better, my feet don't hurt. Also my neck, and low back feel better and my head. Overall, my health and just feeling of well being have improved immensely. I am now wondering what the future holds as I make more wonderful health revelations while receiving chiropractic care.
When I first entered my chiropractors office, I suffered for years with stress, migraine headaches, numbness and paralysis on the right side of my face, numbness and pain down my left arm, both my shoulders were very painful, I had neck pain, upper back pain, pain in both my hips and low back. I routinely suffered with insomnia, and my face looked stressed all the time.
Not having any knowledge of chiropractic, I had received an adjustment from my medical doctor. It turns out, it really wasn't an adjustment. When I learned later what real chiropractic is, and what it can offer, I suggest medical doctors stick to medicine and let the chiropractors practice chiropractic.
My doctor of chiropractic educated me on the role research played in the history and development of chiropractic, and how interference to the nerve supply at the brainstem level just under our skull is a common and massive problem for society. Chiropractic research and development has developed over 108 years, and the Palmer family first developed a highly specialized specific adjustment to the upper neck area in a quest to achieve the best results with patients. Today, due to pressures put on the chiropractic community over 100 years by medicine, it has stifled the development of the chiropractic profession. There are only about 2,000 chiropractors today that practice this specialized upper cervical specific adjustment.
In less than two months of regular chiropractic adjustments, my neck pain, upper back pain, mid back pain and low back pain have disappeared. The numbness in my arm and face are gone, my face and my body are more relaxed, and I feel more energetic and alive. I still have some pain in my hips, but they are much improved and likely to improve more. I realize now the role chiropractic plays in my overall health for life, and the quality of my existence.
My health does not depend on drugs, but rather a healthy nerve supply that allows all my organs to function at their peak, and a balanced body chemistry as a result. I now know how important it is to correct vertebral subluxation for life, and have my subluxations corrected by a competent doctor of chiropractic, and stay off medication which only covers up symptoms and has side effects. What could be more important than enjoying life with good health? How many of us don't even have a clue what real health is, as they have never experienced real chiropractic
I went to my chiropractor after an increased pain one evening while shooting pool. I had upper back pain for the past three years, and now I developed shooting pain in my right shoulder and down my right arm. My upper back also worsened and my neck began hurting.
After making an appointment to see my chiropractor, I learned that the human body requires a full nerve supply from the brain to the body to be healthy. I also learned that the human spine has a challenge from birth with the top two neck bones misaligning, causing interference to the brain and nerve supply. This interference affects the function of all our body parts throughout our lives, causing damage to our organs and nerve supply most of our lives with no warning signs, symptoms or pain until extensive damage has resulted. This interference is called vertebral subluxation, and my chiropractor performs a specially developed "specific" chiropractic adjustment to these bones to correct this serious interference. These corrective adjustments allow the nerve supply to flow freely to all my organs and body parts. This nerve energy that flows over the nerves is intelligent, and is the same life force that creates us. Wow, what I had not known before.
In my sixth and seventh week of care receiving regular chiropractic adjustments, I noticed some changes in my health occur that I had not expected chiropractic to help. But after learning what chiropractic is, and experiencing it first hand, I realized that chiropractic is much more than what I had perceived upon starting care.
I had a red mark approximately 1 inch in diameter on the shin of my right leg for 1 to 2 years and it never went away. Nothing I had previously treated this red mark with had helped. Medical doctors were not any help either. Suddenly, while receiving my chiropractic care, and these special adjustments it disappeared! My chiropractor felt it was from my improved immune function from having an improved nerve supply.
I also had my hair falling out in clumps for the past 3 to 4 years without explanation, and there seemed to be no solution, while receiving chiropractic care, I suddenly noticed my hair was no longer falling out. I also had a severe itching rash all over my feet for the past 14 years, and it was very uncomfortable. I had tried everything to make it go away unsuccessfully. To my surprise, my feet for the first time completely cleared up. I asked my chiropractor why. He explained the human body daily, has enormous filtration needs to clean all the toxic materials, old cellular tissue, and garbage out of our system.
Turning on my nerve supply to full, and allowing my body to make changes over time, made it possible for my body to clean itself up from within. My feet feel better, my hair looks good, and that spot on my leg is gone. Also, my upper back, neck, and right arm and shoulder are doing much better. I am anxious to see what more improvements I can make as I continue my chiropractic journey. Thanks chiropractic for my much better health!
I began chiropractic care with my current doctor in 1993. I had severe tingling down my left arm and pain in my neck, and both shoulders and arms. My chiropractor specialized in the "upper cervical specific" chiropractic adjustment that resulted from the BJ Palmer chiropractic research that lasted from the 1920's to the 1950's, or 30 years. I was able to get results with this technique after going to another local chiropractor unsuccessfully. My neck pain, arm pain, tingling all went away.
Due to the physical nature of my job and lifestyle, I chose to continue regular chiropractic care to keep myself functional and healthy. As the years went on, and I continued with my chiropractor, I would tend to get adjusted when I had pain or symptoms from work. This could place a month between my adjustments or longer. My chiropractor advised me at times that obtaining the best level of health and results is possible only with a more frequent adjustment schedule. The frequency I used chiropractic care for related to my occasional musculo-skeletal pains from work.
Sometime in 2003, I began to get severe energy problems at work, unable to work my usual 8-10 hour days, having to quit before an 8 hour day was up. I went to my medical doctor thinking it had to do with my diabetes that I was diagnosed with many years ago. After examining me and undergoing many tests, I was diagnosed with clogged arteries around my heart. They recommended an immediate open heart quadruple by-pass surgery. Since having diabetes all my life, I have never been accepted for health insurance when I would apply, so I have lived my life doing my best to stay healthy without insurance. They wanted $40,000.00 for my open heart surgery. I did not have this much money and could not afford the surgery, at least not for sometime.
When I returned to my chiropractor for an adjustment, and told him what I had been diagnosed with, he told me some horror stories about numerous past patients who received similar surgeries. One patient who came for infrequent adjustments for years, and appeared healthy, was suddenly recommended for the same surgery. After the surgery, my chiropractor did not see him for 3 months until one day he was brought in a wheel chair with his head hanging to one side, pale, lifeless, unable to move. Six months later he passed away.
My chiropractor reminded me that to obtain my best possible results through chiropractic, I needed to receive adjustments more frequently, and that often people have energy problems from having vertebral subluxations. He also referred me to a company that sold chelating herbs that clean the blood vessels and arteries. I began receiving more frequent adjustments, and before long I felt better and could work a longer day without getting winded, all before my herbs even arrived in the mail. It has been almost a year now, and I believe I am on top of this problem. I also know I will never have $40,000.00 for this operation, and that possibly the medical doctors may believe in what they do, but maybe it is not necessarily the best choice. Thanks chiropractic!!!
I am nine years old and have been suffering with headaches of sudden onset at school. I would throw things out of aggravation while in school when these headaches would suddenly occur. The other children would pick on me in school as they observed me having difficulties. I was getting these headaches at least three times a week for the last two months. I tend to be very quiet and don't like to speak. I've attended four years of speech therapy, and would wet my clothes in kindergarten. I have had much difficulty pronouncing words for years, and has effected my ability to communicate. I also get tired quickly and immediately put my head on my desk and go to sleep. When given choices, I often choose the first and easiest choice because I am shy about speaking up with my speech difficulty, and end up taking a choice I really didn't want. Because I am so often tired, I appear lazy to other people, usually because I seems I cannot succeed very often and it makes me want to give up easily or not even attempt tasks. This lack of social harmony and acceptance makes me want to eat often. School seems just too hard for me. Activities seem too hard and I tend to avoid them.
My Mom and Dad heard about the benefits chiropractic can provide by correcting interference to the nerve supply. They took me to my chiropractor that specializes in being specific in adjusting the upper neck area that misaligns and causes obstruction to the heart of the nerve supply called the brainstem.
After one chiropractic adjustment, instead of sleeping late, the next morning I was the first one up in my family. Not only that, but correcting my nerve interference allowed me to pronounce words better, and I lost my fear of speaking and communicating. I now make choices, and get along much better at school. I've stopped loosing my temper due to the frustrating inability to communicate. The teachers and other students notice the difference, and most of all, my Mom and Dad are very happy. I think clearer and am dong much better at school. I no longer get headaches. Thanks to chiropractic, I am now on the road to an improved potential in my life, a more functional body and intellect, and most of all, I'm much happier! My life now is flowing for the first time!
Last spring I attempted a career change. But I soon walked away from that. I had a lot of difficulties. I had always gotten along great with people but I just didn't feel right. I felt like I had lost a lot of hormones. I was sad most of the time. It might have been a withdrawal from retiring after 36 years in business. I would wake up in the morning worried sick about what was going to happen to me that day. My knee hurt. I had to wear a knee support just to dance with my wife or walk more than about 200 feet. I had limited feeling in my feet and a tingling feeling in the mornings. My left foot always felt like it had a sock on it. I had been a professional pilot for 36 years, and I just lost interest in flying, and a lot of things for that matter. I just felt like I was missing something in my system. I felt somewhat dysfunctional. When the Vioxx scare happened I stopped taking it. No one called to warn me. I got my information from the news. Before my Doctor put me on another medication (I am also on Lipitor, and a couple of others) I was hurting all over. Shoulders, hands, I couldn't even pull up my socks or tie my tennis shoes. The new medication only helped about 50% of the pain. I had been going to a Chiropractor but he moved away and I lost interest in that too. I would go to one if I really needed to, but otherwise I didn't care. One day I felt like I really needed to see a Chiropractor. I had seen Dr Panchesin's sign for years but had never stopped in. I called him and he had me come right in. After just two appointments my knee was feeling better than it had in years. Now after just a couple of weeks I feel much better. My attitude has improved. A friend of mine who I have known for about 30 years, and I instant mail each other by voice about every other day. He said that I sound MUCH better. I feel better all over and I am much happier. I want to go out and meet people again. I had been just sitting around the house. I want to go back to work now. My whole system feels like I have had an overhaul. If I hadn't made the appointment with Dr Panchesin, I think by now I would be in a state of depression. It was inevitable. I was going down hill fast. My whole outlook towards my future has brightened. I enjoy getting up in the morning and starting a new day. I am excited to go in for my appointments. Just talking with Dr Panchesin is therapeutic for me. I feel like my hormone level is coming back. I don't feel so dysfunctional. I feel overall a lot brighter, more energetic. That started coming back after my first visit. I am starting to get the feeling that now I can do something again that is very meaningful. I owe Dr Panchesin a world of gratitude for going over the top for me. And, I 'm going to get off of those damned medications, I have an affirmation to do that. I owe it to Dr Panchesin to take better care of myself.
I received carpal tunnel surgery to both my wrists for pain in my wrists, hands, and forearms. It seemed to give me relief for about two weeks. It was then the pain returned and I was no better off than before, except now I had tissues in my wrist permanently removed and altered and the pain was worse. It was 5 months later I looked to Chiropractic for a solution. I began getting adjustments to my neck and spine. Dr Panchesin received special training in the Palmer upper cervical specific technique that had a reputation for effectiveness and performed this adjustment to my neck. Within two weeks I began to feel substantial relief. I continued to receive adjustments over the next 3 months, as each adjustment would allow the improved nerve flow to heal more and more of the ligaments, nerves and tissues involved. I was so successful, I called Dr Panchesin and asked if my husband could come in for his carpal tunnel syndrome.
My husband was scheduled that week for carpal tunnel surgery to his wrists, and he cancelled the surgery to begin chiropractic care. My husband is a power lifter and could press 450 pounds over his head, and worked stocking groceries at the time. After beginning chiropractic care, he was 95% improved within 30 days. Dr Panchesin advised him to not lift until the structures had substantially strengthened. Yet, with so much relief, he went back to lifting large amounts of weight and aggravated his condition. He appeared back to where he began.
Again Dr Panchesin worked on him until he was now 75% improved before the workman compensation insurance interfered with his care, complaining he was receiving too many visits. My husband stopped care at that time, stubborn at the reaction of the insurance company. I wish he had continued on his own, as chiropractic was really helping. As a result of his spinal adjustments opening the vital nerve flow to all his organs as well as his wrists, he found his diabetes greatly improved. My husband must test his blood sugar levels daily to monitor them, knowing exactly how much medication to apply or withdraw. By the end of three months of care, his insulin units dropped to -0-, and he had his natural energy back.
Thanks chiropractic! We loved the results.
In 1975 I fractured my spine and my left tibia and fibula in my left leg in a skiing accident. I also had a car accident in 1985 and flipped a truck in 1965. I have been in pain ever since. As injured areas go unattended without proper treatment, they tend to become more aggravating and become more painful and begin to effect other areas. Sitting in the tub was intolerable 9 years ago. Currently my ankle, near the fracture, and my left knee have been swollen and painful for the past year and much worse the past 6 months. Also my left knee is painful when I put weight on it, I also have job stress, and neck pain. I sometimes get pain in my left hand. When rising my back hurts, also, if I sit too long my back hurts. Currently I have been taking Ibuprofen 3 times a day for pain.
In June of 2005 I went to my first chiropractor. He taught me about the significance of having very accurate and specific adjustments to the upper neck, the region where interference to the brainstem occurs in the necks of the human race. My chiropractor has performed these special adjustments to my upper neck, and also in my other spinal areas, and my knee and ankle. My life has improved so much. I am 90% pain free, the swelling in my knee and ankle have gone away, I can handle job stress better, and my health has turned around thanks to chiropractic. Who would have known that suffering for 30 years was unnecessary due to nerve pressure.
I recommend anyone to receive chiropractic care. It is important to our spinal health, our mental well being, and the overall performance of all our body parts. Having a full nerve supply is the most important role in my overall health and well being, and I never knew it until I was adjusted.
In 1988 I attempted to lift what appeared to be a 30LB box. It turned out to be weighing closer to 300Lbs. I pulled my back that day so bad I had to be carried out of my shop by two guys and taken to the hospital. I could not rise up, my legs would not straighten out. I looked like I was in a sitting position without actually sitting. Both legs were in severe pain and my entire back was in severe spasm. My employer sent me to Concentra as requested by his insurance company, State Compensation Fund. I was never told that I have the right to choose my own doctor when injured On-the-Job. The Concentra doctor prescribed drugs for pain and sent me to a physical therapist. I understand now the medical profession attempts to pass off to the public physical therapy as if it were the same health service as chiropactic, or a replacement for chiropractic. This is not at all true. (I am told by my chiropractor that the powerful law lobbyists for the American Medical Profession continually attempt to steal chiropractic and politically and economically control health. Fearing the power chiropractic has to get well, the AMA does not want to give up it's power and influence).
I went to the physical therapist daily for 4 months and then 3 times a week for two more months for a total of 6 months. The whole time I was taken off work. During this time, the physical therapist attempted to do a manipulation to my spine and made me much worse. I then went to my primary doctor who for the first time since my injury took x-rays. He prescribed more medication and recommended surgery for what he called some bad discs. I've taking strong drugs for pain ever since and have suffered the past 8 years. It has effected my sleep, and my ease of enjoying life. The only positive result was being forced to have an ultra positive attitude to cope with the daily pain and make it through my daily routine and staying upbeat. Staying in motion and continually moving has been my only solace.
I also developed acid reflux disease since the injury and have been in pain for that for 5 years and have been on Nexium the past year. I am now sure this is related to my initial injury as the nerve damage I concurred on that date effected my stomach along with all the stress of enduring pain.
I was also participated in a study at the U of A for my Acid Reflux to treat my upper GI tract in looking for a solution to this incredible pain. I was given experimental drugs for my acid reflux which did not work, and left the study with a year supply of this new medication. It was useless.
After suffering 8 years I still had pain in both legs, spasms and pain in my low and mid back, and suffer with back pain daily. My manager and friend referred me to an upper cervical specific traditional chiropractor. After receiving only two weeks of chiropractic care I am sleeping at night for the first time in 8 years. My mind and body are finally at ease. Both my legs are out of pain, and my low and mid back pain are gone. I no longer have acid reflux!! I can hardly believe I suffered so long unnecessarily, when I could have been referred to a chiropractor when I had my injury. I am told there are over a million medical doctors in the U.S. and 40,000 chiropractors, and now only 2,000 chiropractors in the country that practice this traditional method of chiropractic.
( I am told by my doctor, Medicine, under the leadership of the AMA, has done everything possible to suppress this information and chiropractic care from the public. In the interest of political and economic power, the AMA has literally destroyed the chances of every man, woman and child in this country having access to such a wonderful and important means of health. This special practice of chiropractic. Chiropractic is the only profession that corrects this particular problem which is a universal health issue for all mankind. Without a proper nerve supply, our bodies cannot be healthy).
Chiropractic has been a real surprise to me. I had no idea so much was caused by interference to the nerve supply. I am still working at getting completely well, and I really feel much better as the quality and happiness of life has gone up. Thanks chiropractic.
I went to my first chiropractor in June of 2003. I had low back pain problems going back 10 years, and currently it was acting up and becoming more intense for the past 2 weeks. Also my mid back and upper back hurt and I was developing headaches for the first time in my life. It was too painful to turn my head to the left.
I had been a police officer in a high speed chase in 1994 when the perpetrator caused my vehicle to crash. I was in a serious automobile accident and broke my left ankle. I went to the hospital and received medical treatment for my emergency injuries, but no one educated me about the need for chiropractic care after an accident. I suffered with gradually increasing problems related to this accident until I found chiropractic which solved all my aches, pains and accident related problems that went unsolved for years.
Even after I began chiropractic adjustments for a month in 2003, stopped and received another month of care n 2004, it took another major automobile accident to reveal to me the real importance of chiropractic. Now with some experience with chiropractic and a new automobile injury, I stayed adjusted properly for the first time in my life, receiving regular care with an appropriate frequency of adjustments for 7 months. Very important was my chiropractors special technique for accurately correcting the upper neck bones of my spine surrounding the brainstem. It gets the best results. The changes in my health that ensued went even deeper than any auto accident symptom.
In the course of this new accident, my head raised up and hitting the roof of the car and my left shoulder. My chest hit the steering wheel, my whole body shifted and my left hip hit hard into the door. Immediately my head, neck and both shoulders began to hurt. I later developed stomach problems and an inability to sleep. Both ankles began hurting and my low back. In time, I suffered all over my body from this accident, and in time chiropractic helped me get over all my accident injuries.
What surprised me the most involved my college courses I was pursuing for my masters degree. I now noticed I was more concentrated and focused in class. My mind seemed more relaxed and alert, making it easier to comprehend the teacher and absorb my lessons. My grade point average went from 3.2 to 3.7, and I attribute it all to the benefits of chiropractic care. Chiropractic relieves interference to the nerve supply allowing the energy to flow 100% again. All people need chiropractic since all people have nerve interference that effects their lives and health. But there is nothing like actually experiencing being brought back to wholeness again with regular adjustments.
I now feel better than I have for years, and the quality of my life has improved. Thanks chiropractic for all you have done for me. I would recommend anyone get checked for immediately, you don't realize what's truly happened to you until you've received chiropractic care.
When I first received chiropractic care in January of 2000, it helped me a lot with my low back pain, my mid back pain, and neck pain. In general, it made me feel better all over with more energy and I was able to sleep better. Once feeling much better, I stopped my care. Had I known what was going to happen in March of 2004, I never would have missed another recommended chiropractic adjustment. Chiropractic is for staying well, and although is immensely effective in crisis care, still it's best use is prevention of serious illness and crisis care. I just can't afford to allow myself to get ill, not when there's a better way to stay healthy. The nerve pressure and damage chiropractors correct starts years before we manifest the symptoms. Since it takes a long time to develop, we need to take time to correct the problem.
I was given a diagnosis in November of 2003 of a mild brain infection and a heart hernia and an inflamed ear. I was prescribed the usual medication for the problems, anti-biotics and heart pills. Later, I developed neck pain for about 3-4 months and was getting 2-3 hours of sleep at night. I had been working construction and in the hot sun for long hours. Suddenly one day in March of 2004, my right leg began shaking and I blacked out. I saw a face at the end of a pinhole. I went to the Heart Hospital and was diagnosed with a mild brain infection, and a missing heart beat and a sporadic heart beat. I was also sent to a brain specialist who said I was forgetting to breath. I spent $15,000.00 at the heart hospital, and was given anti-biotics again and heart pills which did nothing for my condition.
I finally went back to my chiropractor. I now understood more of what he was trying to teach me before, that the upper neck area bones can produce pressure across the whole nerve supply. He also has a special technique for accurately correcting the pressure in this area. The second he performed this special adjustment, my sporadic heart beat and missing heart beat immediately went away. My brain felt clear and relieved of pressure. I was impressed. I felt so much better, I have continued on ever since to make certain I never let my health lapse again. I realized from this experience that medical care is crisis care, and it is costly, and you don't necessarily regain your health. Chiropractic care is unique. It attacks the cause of your health problem. It turns the natural intelligent life force back on again to 100% which allows my body to function better. I never want to go with a less than 100% nerves supply again. Thanks Chiropractic.
In March of 2006 I was driving down the street when the next thing I know, my car was up on the side of the road on 12th Ave. I had lost control of my automobile due to a loss of control of my legs. After a few moments I felt fine, and got back into my vehicle and drove home. I then went for a long trip to another city, Nogales, and on the way, began loosing control of my automobile again. This time lost I lost control of my legs and my right arm. When I arrived in the city, Nogales, I went to a medical doctor that gave me some vitamins, I drove to my home in Nogales, and on arrival could not get out of my car. I was then taken to the hospital in Nogales and from there, transported by ambulance back to St. Joseph's Hospital in Tucson.
It turned out I had suffered a stroke. According to medicine, a stroke occurs when there is insufficient blood supply to specific areas of brain tissue causing brain cells to die. In chiropractic, it is recognized that besides a lack of blood circulation, the brain also has a reduction of proper nerve energy flow due to misaligned vertebrae choking off the nerve supply to the brain and body.
By the time I contacted my chiropractor and began care in October of 2006, I had lost all strength in my right arm, right leg and right side for months. I was confined to a wheel chair. My entire right side was very painful and worse at night. My medical doctor had prescribed various medications and sent me for extensive physical therapy. I was not improving.
After beginning chiropractic care, my first 2-3 weeks I began getting feeling back in my right arm and was able to use my right hand and arm again for the first time since I had my stroke 7 months ago. I can now cook again for my husband. I was amazed and happy at the results. I've had two months of adjustments and I am now walking where before I could not walk at all. I do not have full strength in my right leg or right arm, but now have function back that I did not have prior to receiving chiropractic care, and I expect I will in time do even better.
My chiropractor is one in few chiropractors that provides a very specific upper neck adjustment that has the history of excellent results. He believes stroke victims have had these vertebrae out of place for years interfering with nerves that damage the body over time prior to eventually causing the stroke. People should get educated on what an upper cervical vertebral subluxation means to their health. My chiropractor told me in all the stroke victims he's treated over 25 years, they have all had massive disturbance to the nerve supply at the upper neck level, and could have had this nerve pressure corrected years earlier.
I suffered for approximately 3 1/2 years. I was gradually loosing control of my muscles, my legs and arms became paralyzed for no reason at all for periods of time and then go away. But as time marched on, the paralysis periods increased in duration and frequency. My breathing would completely stop for seconds to minutes, with me completely unable to breath, and my back arching backward in spasm. My hands and legs looked crippled and twisted.
I had sought professional treatment through the medical doctors and hospitalized for a couple months and diagnosed as having a crippling disease for the rest of my life, which I would have to take prescription drugs the rest of my life. I was also told if I didn't take my medication, I could never survive this detriment. Well along with the pain came the side effects from the drugs. This was causing mental deterioration including my IQ level. I felt I was left to live and die in a hole without a bottom. In a world where drugs and medication and mistaken diagnosis can kill. The medical treatment made me much worse, intensifying my condition, and giving me new symptoms. My hands would now shake when I attempted to write. I had trouble putting my thoughts together, and remembering. My paralysis would worsen.
My health was progressively deteriorating at a rapid rate the summer of 1990 since December 1987. June 10, 1990 was the climax of my illness. During the next few months I experienced seizures, paralysis, severe physical pain penetrating all the skeletal bones of my body. For six months, the intensity was at it's worse. I suffered immobilizing seizures. One would of thought I had contracted Muscular Dystrophy. I couldn't even walk.
I always felt an obligation to my life. I searched and searched for the answers, seeking all sorts of advice in all walks of life.
One day, by accident, I walked into Dr Panchesin's office. Since the start of my treatment with Dr Panchesin and the help of his healing hands, I have been cured. Through the miracle of chiropractic I can walk again. My seizures came to an end. My paralysis came to an end. I walk normal, think clearly, and function perfectly. Today I continue my chiropractic adjustments thanks to Dr Panchesin, I could have never have survived without his help.
Today I live a very productive life in chiropractic. This is for all those who think it can't happen to them. Remember, Vertebral Subluxation is something that kills. You don't see or feel it and it happens to all mankind. Life is a gift which we are blessed with. Don't let this happen to you, learn through my experience. Health is a life long devotion. Lets stay beautiful. I shall be eternally grateful to Dr Panchesin for turning my power in life on. Today I can walk again and have total control of my motor muscles and body.
I had developed a large tumor over my right shoulder and back, over eight years prior to beginning chiropractic care. It was approximately 12 inches across and 1 1/2 inches deep. It was large. It could be noticed through my shirt if a person paid attention when looking at my back. Previously I had worked for a local hospital and had been seen by several of their doctors in addition to my private doctor. No one knew what it was growing on my back, nor did any doctor offer a diagnosis claiming they were not sure of what it was growing on my back. Two specialists did agree however, that it was a benign tumor of unknown origin. Being a nurse for so many years and being familiar with the field of medicine, I felt the doctors were hesitant to make a diagnosis of me for fear of being wrong.
I later worked for an osteopath for a couple years, and then a chiropractor, and I never received any relief for my tumor from any of the doctors that I saw or worked for during this course of time. I finally went to work for Dr Panchesin whom I had felt taught me a philosophy of health that I had never previously been taught. I also began receiving a special chiropractic care that I learned was the heart of the Palmer Research developed years ago, and had a much higher result level than other chiropractic techniques. I began to be examined routinely for Vertebral Subluxation and given the "Hole-In-One", (Palmer) chiropractic adjustment. After just two weeks, this tumor suddenly shrunk to approximately 2 inches across and a thickness of maybe 1/8 of and inch thick. I also feel more energetic, sleep better, and feel healthier in general since beginning my care.
I HAD INJURED MYSELF WHILE WORKING ON THE JOB AND EXPERIENCED SEVERE LOW BACK PAIN, AND NUMBNESS AND PAIN DOWN MY LEGS. I HAD BACK PAIN BEFORE IN PREVIOUS YEARS, BECOMING MORE FREQUENT AND INTENSE AS THE YEARS MOVED ON. BUT, THIS TIME, I COULD HARDLY MOVE OR WALK. MY COMPANY SENT ME TO THE COMPANY MEDICAL DOCTOR. I WAS INITIALLY GIVEN PILLS TO TAKE THE PAIN AWAY, AND MUSCLE RELAXERS TO RELAX MY BACK MUSCLES. THIS WENT ON FOR MONTHS, AND DID NOTHING TO RELIEVE MY CONDITION. MONTHS PASSED, WITH NEW MEDICATIONS, LOST WORK, AND FINALLY I WAS SENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPY. AFTER WEEKS OF EXERCISE IT ONLY APPEARED TO AGGRAVATE MY CONDITION, AND DID NOTHING TO HELP ME GET WELL. I WAS FINALLY TOLD BY MY MEDICAL DOCTOR THAT THE ONLY WAY NOW, WOULD BE SURGERY.
AT THIS POINT IN MY LIFE, AND NEARLY A YEAR OF SUFFERING, I WAS LED TO BELIEVE THIS WAS THE FINAL LAST HOPE AND RESORT. I GAVE INTO THE SURGERY THINKING THERE WAS NO OTHER CHOICE. THE SURGEONS PERFORMED A LAMINECTOMY, REMOVING THE L-5 SPINOUS, AND BONE THAT CONNECTS THE SPINOUS TO THE FACET, AND PART OF THE FACET.
FOLLOWING SURGERY, I WAS VERY STIFF, UNABLE TO BEND DOWN, AND STILL EXPERIENCING PAIN, MAYBE NOT AS SEVERE OR AS OFTEN AT BEST, BUT STILL UNCOMFORTABLE AND PAINFUL.
I WAS FORCED TO CHANGE JOBS, AND WENT THROUGH VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION. I ENDED UP WATCHING CHILDREN FOR NOT MUCH MORE THAN MINIMUM WAGE AND UNABLE TO BE MY PHYSICAL SELF AFTER THE OPERATION. ALTHOUGH I LOVE CHILDREN, LIFE WAS NOT THE SAME AFTER I WAS FORCED TO GIVE UP MY JOB AS A PLUMMER. I COULD NOT BEND WITHOUT GETTING IN PAIN. CERTAIN WAYS I WOULD WALK CONTINUED TO GIVE ME PAIN. I WAS JUST NOT MYSELF. I CAN'T TELL YOU HOW SUCH AN ORDEAL WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE.
MY LIFE'S AMBITION HAD BEEN TO PLAY PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL. ALTHOUGH I DID NOT END UP IN A PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE, I WAS GOOD, AND HAVE ALWAYS ENGAGED IN BASEBALL AS MY PERSONAL ENJOYMENT.
A YEAR HAD PASSED, AND THE LOSS OF SELF-ESTEEM, INABILITY TO DO MY NORMAL JOB, OR PARTAKE IN MY LIFE LOVE OF BASEBALL WAS TAKING IT'S TOLL ON ME MENTALLY AS WELL AS MY MARRIAGE. I FOUND MYSELF IN MY EARLY 30'S, UNABLE TO MOVE, WALK, SIT OR WORK WELL. I STILL HAD BOUTS OF PAIN DAILY, I WAS ON TOO MANY MEDICATIONS, AND I NO LONGER COULD DO ANYTHING I ENJOYED IN LIFE. I WAS STRIPPED OF MY JOB, MY SPORT, AND I COULD NOT FUNCTION WITH MY FAMILY THE WAY I NORMALLY ENJOYED LIFE WITH THEM.
I FINALLY HEARD FROM MY WIFE ABOUT DR PANCHESIN'S, "UPPER CERVICAL CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENT". I AT FIRST FOUND IT STRANGE THAT A BONE PRODUCING PRESSURE AROUND MY BRAINSTEM COULD HAVE SUCH IMPACT ON MY HEALTH AND LIFE. BUT WITH MY WIFE'S URGING, I WAS ABLE TO GET MYSELF INTERESTED ENOUGH TO SEEK OUT CHIROPRACTIC CARE.
DR PANCHESIN NOT ONLY X-RAYED MY LOW BACK TO SEE THE RESULT OF THE SURGERY, BUT HE ALSO TOOK VERY SPECIAL "LASER BEAM ALIGNED" X-RAYS OF MY NECK TO SEE THE TWO BONES THAT WERE SQUEEZING MY BRAINSTEM.
WE BEGAN WITH VERY SPECIFIC ADJUSTMENTS TO MY NECK, AND TO MY SURPRISE, I BEGAN TO EXPERIENCE RELIEF IN MY LOW BACK. THIS PRESSURE ON MY BRAINSTEM, CALLED "SUBLUXATION" WAS CAUSING PROBLEMS IN MY LOW BACK ALL ALONG. I NOT ONLY IN TIME GOT COMPLETELY OUT OF PAIN, BUT I BEGAN TO PLAY BASEBALL AGAIN. I BEGAN TO HIT MULTIPLE HOME RUNS EACH GAME!! WAS I SURPRISED. I WENT FROM A SHATTERED INDIVIDUAL NEVER EXPECTED TO LIVE NORMAL AGAIN, AND WAS BACK DOING MY BEST EVER IN BASEBALL.
AFTER APPROXIMATELY 5 MONTHS OF CARE, I WAS STILL BEING CHECKED QUITE FREQUENTLY, BUT FEELING AS GOOD AS I WAS, I IGNORED MY DOCTORS RECOMMENDATIONS, AND WENT BACK TO PLUMBING. THIS PROBABLY WOULD HAVE BEEN OKAY, HOWEVER, IT WAS THE 14 AND 15 HOUR DAYS THEY PUT ME ON, THAT I BEGAN TO MISS ALMOST ALL OF MY APPOINTMENTS. DR PANCHESIN KEPT TRYING TO WARN ME, BUT I WAS VERY CONFIDENT NOW.
AFTER APPROXIMATELY ONE & 1/2 MONTHS, I WAS SHOVELING A HOLE ON A PLUMBING JOB, WHEN I SHIFTED, FELL BACK, AND SEVERELY AGGRAVATED MY LOW BACK. NATURALLY I WENT DIRECTLY TO DR PANCHESIN. AGAIN, I STARTED OUT IN INTENSIVE CHIROPRACTIC CARE AS IF STARTING OVER. HOWEVER, AS FOOLISH AS MY ACTIONS WERE, DUE TO HAVING PREVIOUS CHIROPRACTIC CARE, I DID COME OUT OF THIS INJURY RELATIVELY QUICKLY TO MY SURPRISE, AND WAS BACK ON THE JOB WITHIN A MONTH, AND STABLE IN 3-4 MONTHS. I WILL NEVER TAKE LIGHTLY AGAIN, WHAT MY CHIROPRACTOR HAS TO SAY.
WHEN I THINK OF HOW MUCH MY LIFE HAD CHANGED WITH THE MEDICAL ADVICE AND WORK I HAD DONE, COMPARED TO HOW MUCH MY LIFE CHANGED AROUND THANKS TO CHIROPRACTIC, IT IS LIKE NIGHT AND DAY. MY ADVICE TO ANYONE, EXPLORE THE BENEFITS OF CHIROPRACTIC, AS IT HAS HELPED MY WHOLE FAMILY. DON'T THINK OF IT AS JUST BEING FOR THE BACK, BUT RATHER EVERY ORGAN IN THE WHOLE BODY!
I'M ONLY THREE YEARS OLD AND SINCE I BEGAN TO WALK, I HAVE NEVER BEEN ABLE TO WALK 3 TO 5 FEET, OR RUN WITHOUT FALLING DOWN. MY FEET AND LEGS TURN OUTWARD, AND MY LEGS TEND TO SEPARATE, AND I HAD NO STRENGTH OR POWER IN MY LEGS. I'VE ALSO LOST MY ARCHES IN MY FEET. IN ADDITION I HAVE FREQUENT AND PAINFUL EARACHES AND EAR INFECTIONS. I ALSO TIRED EASY WHEN I ATTEMPTED TO BE ACTIVE.
THE MEDICAL DOCTORS THAT WERE TAKING CARE OF ME, WERE TELLING MY MOTHER THAT THEY WANTED TO PUT BRACES ON MY LEGS AND WANTED TO FIX ME BY DOING TWO OPERATIONS ON MY ANKLES. MY MOTHER DECIDED TO TAKE ME TO A CHIROPRACTOR INSTEAD.
SINCE BEGINNING CHIROPRACTIC CARE, MY LEGS HAVE STRAIGHTENED OUT AND NO LONGER TURN OUTWARD. I CAN RUN WITHOUT FALLING AND HAVE A LOT MORE ENERGY AND CAN KEEP UP WITH THE OTHER KIDS. ALSO MY ARCHES ARE COMING BACK AND I NO LONGER SUFFER FROM EAR INFECTIONS OR EAR ACHES. I'M GLAD MY MOM AND DAD BROUGHT ME TO A CHIROPRACTOR. THANKS CHIROPRACTIC.
I'M ONE OF MANY CHILDREN THAT MY CHIROPRACTOR HELPS FOR MANY, MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF HEALTH PROBLEMS.
I WAS RECOMMENDED TO MY NEW CHIROPRACTOR AFTER ONLY 3 VISITS, AS I HAD TO MOVE TO A NEW CITY. UPON ARRIVAL, I SUFFERED WITH EXTREME NUMBNESS AND PAIN IN MY LEFT ARM, FROM MY NECK, SHOULDER AND DOWN TO MY HAND. I WOULD ALSO EXPERIENCE THE SAME IN MY RIGHT ARM, BUT NOT AS BAD AS MY LEFT. MY EYES WERE EXTREMELY ITCHY AND FELT LIKE I NEEDED TO SCRATCH THEM CONSTANTLY, AS IF I HAD ALLERGIES. MY SINUS WAS COMPLETELY BLOCKED AND CONGESTED. I HAD EXTREME PAIN IN MY MID-BACK AND SPINE, AND CONSTANTLY FELT THE NEED TO JERK MY HEAD AND NECK BACK AND FORTH AS IT FELT UNCOMFORTABLE, AND FELT LIKE IT NEEDED TO POP. I HAD A SEVERE EAR INFECTION AND WAS DIAGNOSED BY MY MEDICAL DOCTOR AS HAVING A STAFF INFECTION IN MY EAR. I WAS ALSO GETTING BAD HEADACHES. I WAS ALSO DIAGNOSED WITH A HEART MURMUR, AS MY HEART WOULD SPEED UP AND FLUTTER WITH NO EXPLANATION. I WAS ALSO DIAGNOSED WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS EXPLAINING WHY SOME OF THE PAIN IN MY SPINE.
THIS ALL OCCURRED AFTER AN EXPENSIVE SURGERY THEY HAD PERFORMED WHEN I BROKE MY NECK IN A TRUCK ROLLOVER ACCIDENT, TAKING PART OF MY HIP BONE, AND FUSING IT TO MY NECK VERTEBRAE IN AN ATTEMPT TO SOLVE MY ARM PAIN. THE SURGERY, A FUSION OF C-5 AND C-6, WORKED ONLY TEMPORARILY, AND ALL THE ASSOCIATED PAIN CAME BACK AND MUCH WORSE.
HAVING MET MY NEW CHIROPRACTOR, HE EXPLAINED HOW THE "CAUSE" OF BRAINSTEM PRESSURE (SUBLUXATION), WAS A COMMON OCCURRENCE COMING FROM THE DISPLACEMENT OF THE UPPER TWO NECK BONES, INTERFERING WITH THE LIFE FLOW FROM THE BRAIN. I COULDN'T UNDERSTAND AT FIRST WHY HE WAS ONLY GOING TO ADJUST ONE BONE IN MY NECK.
AFTER MY FIRST ADJUSTMENT, AND A SHORT REST, I COULDN'T BELIEVE ALL THAT HAPPENED !! FIRST I NOTICED MY ARM PAIN AND NUMBNESS ALMOST GONE, MY SINUS COMPLETELY CLEAR, THE ITCHING IN MY EYES GONE, MY EAR PAIN WENT AWAY, AND MY LOW AND MID-BACK PAIN DISAPPEARED. I FELT CALM AND HAVE NOT NOTICED MY HEART FLUTTER SINCE THAT ADJUSTMENT. I'VE ALSO STOPPED RETAINING EXCESS WATER IN MY BODY. IT'S ONLY BEEN NOW A COUPLE DAYS, BUT I NOTICE I'M SLEEPING BETTER AT NIGHT, AND CAN'T BELIEVE HOW THE ADJUSTMENT OF ONE NECK BONE CAN DO SO MUCH. THANKS CHIROPRACTIC !!
I AM NOW KEEPING MY BONES ALIGNED SO THE NERVES GET NO INTERFERENCE AND CAN REGENERATE OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.
I am 76 years of age, and I entered my chiropractors office for care for my painful neck, headaches, nervousness and dizziness after being in and auto accident. To my surprise over just a three week period, I have totally regained my hearing and have discontinued use of my hearing aid. The doctor now can call me from the room while I am down the hall, and I can hear him. Before, people would talk to me and I wouldn't even know they were talking sometimes, even with the hearing aid.
Just as I am getting used to enjoying my new hearing, a lump, golf-ball sized tumor by my throat that I was going to have removed, disappeared. I had the tumor for over 10 years. It's Gone! Then a week later, I noticed a tumor on my shin disappeared.
Also, prior to coming to my chiropractor, I had problems with incontinence due to my prostate. The medical doctors put a valve in to stop me from leaking. They were unsuccessful, and also put the valve in backwards. After starting chiropractic the incontinence stopped completely, even though the plastic valve was put in wrong. Then, I had been previously scheduled to go back in for additional surgery to turn the valve around to work properly. The result was I started wetting again during my weeks hospital stay and leave from chiropractic. Now that my medical doctors had my valve in properly, and I began to wet again. I returned to my chiropractor, and soon after receiving my adjustments again, I stopped wetting.
When they say the life energy in the body heals itself, they really mean it, and all due to the chiropractic adjustments turning the life energy on through my nerve supply. I now also feel life back in my legs again.
I only wish I had tried chiropractic first before my surgery. Thanks Chiropractic!!
11 years ago, my husband and I had our first child in 1987. I had taken birth control since then up until developing ovarian cancer in 1995. I underwent chemotherapy for 4 months I then had my right ovary surgically removed in August of 1995.
Since the surgery, I had to remain off of birth control, but was never able to get pregnant. My medical doctors told me that due to the chemotherapy, I would never be able to get pregnant again! My husband and I had wanted to have more children, so this was very disappointing news to us. I used NO birth control from 1995 till 1999, at which time I began chiropractic care.
I began receiving the specialized chiropractic "Hole-In-One" adjustments to my upper neck area where the upper vertebrae were mis-aligned creating pressure on my brainstem. This allowed life energy to once again travel throughout my nerve supply to my body where it had not been able to before. I had initially pursued chiropractic care following an auto accident.
I began these specific adjustments on 9-2-98, and by 9-15-98 I finally became pregnant, something I had been unable to do for years!! The adjustments brought life back to my only ovary again, and I was able to get pregnant.
Thanks chiropractic, for my beautiful baby. Both my husband and I are amazed at what chiropractic can do. Since beginning chiropractic care with this special technique, I have learned that chiropractic can help thousands of different conditions that I never would have thought could be helped. I now find the best use of chiropractic care, now that I have my health back, is preventive maintenance care to keep myself healthy with a full nerve supply. I never want to suffer like I did for those 11 years.
AT THE AGE OF 24 I WAS TOLD I HAD HODGKINS CANCER BY TWO DIFFERENT MEDICAL DOCTORS. AT AGE FIVE I FIRST DEVELOPED TWO PALPABLE TUMORS UNDER MY SKIN NEAR MY ELBOW AND WRIST. I BEGAN DEVELOPING MORE TUMORS AS I GOT OLDER, MORE SO AFTER FIVE YEARS OF AN ABUSIVE STRESSFUL MARRIAGE.
AT AGE TWENTY-FOUR I HAD ONE OF THESE LARGE TUMORS REMOVED FROM UNDER MY CHIN, IT ONLY GREW BACK LARGER, AND WAS REMOVED AGAIN, AND GREW BACK EVEN LARGER, WHEN I FINALLY DECIDED I WAS NOT GOING TO ALLOW THEM TO REMOVE ANY MORE OF THESE TUMORS AS IT APPEARED TO AGGRAVATE THEM. BESIDES, WHY WEREN'T THEY CUTTING OUT THE ONES UNDER MY ARMS, UNDER MY BREASTS, AND ON MY INNER THIGHS, ARMS AND LEGS ?
IT WAS ABOUT THIS TIME I CONSULTED A CHIROPRACTOR FOR MY SEVERE MIGRAINE HEADACHES. I NEVER TOLD THE CHIROPRACTOR AT FIRST THAT I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER, BUT AFTER A WEEK OR SO I FINALLY SHARED THIS WITH HIM. HE THEN TOOK ME ASIDE AND EXPLAINED TO ME THAT I SHOULD HAVE TOLD HIM EVERYTHING THAT WAS WRONG. HE EXPLAINED THAT WHEN THE CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENT IS GIVEN TO MY SPINE, THAT IT RELEASES THE INNATE ENERGY BLOCKED IN MY SPINE BACK TO NORMAL, AND IN TURN, ALLOWS MY BODY, ORGANS AND IMMUNE SYSTEM TO HEAL AND FUNCTION 100% OR NORMAL AGAIN. AFTER ONLY TWO WEEKS OF MY CHIROPRACTORS SPECIAL "HOLE-IN-ONE" ADJUSTMENTS ALL OF MY MULTIPLE TUMORS DISAPPEARED FROM ALL OVER MY BODY !!!, AND MY MIGRAINE HEADACHES WERE GONE.
MY MEDICAL DOCTORS FOUND MY BLOOD TESTS NORMAL AFTER THIS, AND I KNEW I HAD BEAT CANCER. THANKS CHIROPRACTIC ! I CONTINUED TO STAY TUMOR FREE FOR 8 MONTHS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 20 YEARS. AT THAT TIME, I STOPPED GETTING ADJUSTED FOR 1 MONTH, AND BEGAN TO GET ONE TUMOR BACK. I WENT IN IMMEDIATELY, RECEIVED THE "HOLE-IN-ONE" ADJUSTMENT AND THE FOLLOWING MORNING IT WAS GONE. I NOW NEVER! UNDERESTIMATE THE INTERNAL UNDERLYING DAMAGE IN MY BODY, OR THE LONG TIME IT TAKES TO UNDO ACCORDING TO MY CHIROPRACTOR. I STAY ADJUSTED!
After three chiropractic adjustments, I can now lift my right arm again without pain, numbness or paralyzing weakness. I now feel more energetic, and to my amazement, my menstrual cycle returned after 3 years, and I had been told by medical doctors I had gone into early menopause.
I've had to take allergy shots every two weeks for the past 5 years. After starting chiropractic care with Dr Panchesin, it has been over 2 months of allergy relief with no allergy symptoms, and I've ceased taking any allergy shots for over 6 weeks now.
After one chiropractic adjustment I can raise my arm again. I could not do that for years.
Both my high blood pressure and diabetic sugar levels have reduced amazingly, and I have reduced my diabetic medication dose for the first time in 55 years. I can also now wear shoes without a lift. That saves me so much money not having to buy special shoes.
I used to have swollen tonsils all the time. I would repeatedly get very ill and be in bed for a whole day missing school and work I was so bad. I would sweat a lot and have a fever. My tonsils would be infected and would hurt a lot, and my whole body used to be weak and sore.
Since chiropractic care, that has all gone away, and now, thanks to a full nerve supply, I never get that way anymore.
I was told by my medical doctors that due to the effect of my diabetes on my kidneys, that I was going to have to undergo kidney dialysis. This is when they hook me up to a machine that does the work my kidneys are failing to do. I did not want to undergo this treatment, as it is not enjoyable, and brings new complications I did not want to experience. My chiropractor immediately took an x-ray of my neck, and gave me the special "Hole-In-One" chiropractic adjustment, and the very next day my medical doctor checked me. My Kidney PH improved from 6.2 to 5.2 and then to 4.2. Also my blood pressure improved from 180/90 to 150/70. They have cancelled my recommendation for Dialysis for now, and I'm pleased. Remember, any health problem that you can think of, may improve under chiropractic care. Thanks chiropractic !
I HAD BEEN SUFFERING FROM HEADACHES AND LOW BACK PAIN AND NUMBNESS IN MY ARMS AND LEGS AND OTHER PROBLEMS FOR YEARS. IN MAY OF 1996 I WENT TO PANCHESIN CHIROPRACTIC CENTER TO SEE IF THERE COULD BE SOME RELIEF. THERE WAS FOR MY HEADACHES, LOW BACK PAIN AND NUMBNESS.
TO MY SURPRISE I RECEIVED MORE BENEFITS THAN I EXPECTED. ABOUT A YEAR AGO I BEGAN TO LOOSE THE ABILITY TO GET AN ERECTION. THE MEDICAL DOCTORS SAID THAT IS COMMON IN SENIORS AFTER THE AGE OF 60 OR SO. IT WAS FRUSTRATING, THE DESIRE WAS THERE, BUT NO ERECTION. IF YOU HAVE EVER TRIED TO PUT A STRING THROUGH A KNOT HOLE IN THE CEILING, YOU WILL UNDERSTAND HOW I FELT. AFTER 4 TO 5 WEEKS OF CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENTS, I NOW HAVE A NEAR NORMAL ERECTION, THANKS TO PANCHESIN CHIROPRACTIC.
In April 96, I noticed intense pain in my buttocks, left leg and numbness in my left foot. Also, it was very difficult for me to stand upright and I could not put any pressure on my left leg. When I could no longer tolerate the pain, I went to Urgent Care at Thomas-Davis Medical Center. The Doctor diagnosed my problem. He was very, very wrong! This did nothing for me so a week later, I made an appointment to see my Primary Care Physician and after he took me through a series of exercises, he speculated that I had a Herniated Disc between L4/L5. Since my pain was getting worse, my Doctor prescribed some pain medication (Percocet) for me.
In order to confirm his speculation, I was scheduled for a CT Scan. Also, he scheduled me for Physical Therapy and made an appointment with a neurosurgeon. The results form my CT Scan did reveal I had a Herniated Disc between L4/L5. Note: My Doctor told me NOT TO SEE A CHIROPRACTOR UNLESS I WANTED TO MAKE THINGS WORSE!!
After following my Doctors recommendation for about two weeks, I had reached my tolerance for pain. I took it upon myself to go outside the network because things were not moving fast enough for me. The University Medical Center (UMC) was able to get me an appointment in about two days with a neurosurgeon. Prior to my appointment at UMC, I had a friend drive me to ER at St. Joseph's Hospital (affiliated with Thomas-Davis) because one Monday morning, I could hardly get out of bed and walking was very painful. So, the only thing they did for me was prescribe some more pain medication (Valium) for me and also, the Doctor was able to have a neurosurgeon see me the very next day since I had to wait about 2-3 weeks longer just to see the one that my Doctor referred me to. That same day, I went to my appointment at UMC and basically, they told me that I needed microscopic surgery in order to solve my problem and I was scheduled to have surgery.
I did not take my Doctors advice regarding Chiropractic Care and made an appointment with Dr Panchesin in may 96. At first, I was very disappointed because I wanted immediate results, even though Dr Panchesin told me that it takes time for the body to health itself. During my intense pain, I did not stick to my schedule because I was getting very frustrated and the pain was not going away. At one point, I had missed about two weeks of Chiropractic Care because of the pain. I was ready for surgery because I knew the pain would go away! However, I was very skeptical about having surgery so I wanted to give Chiropractic Care one more chance!
With constant prayers and Chiropractic Care, now I am about 85% better and I FEEL GREAT! I canceled my surgery and I am back doing things I love to do like running; lifting weights; boxing; going places; and just enjoying life. Prior to Chiropractic Care, I was basically house ridden because of my intense pain. I must say, Chiropractic Care works and I am living proof. Thanks Chiropractic!!
Some important points of interest regarding this man's recovery were, that he was in too much pain to be even touched in his low back region upon entering my office. He received no more than adjustments to the upper neck region to correct the brainstem pressure that was present. This release of the life force at the brainstem at the skull level incredibly relieves low back/disc problems that have been recommended for surgery.
It has been proven time and time again, that these cases diagnosed as herniated discs can be gotten well by an Upper Cervical (upper neck) Chiropractic Adjustment called the "Hole-In-One" adjustment. By releasing the vital energy at the base of the human skull, and allowing this healing power to travel down the spine, throughout the nerve supply, and to all the parts of the human body, that these supposed incurable herniated discs do in fact do well, even though the supposed approach in most chiropractic offices would be to adjust the patients low back, or send him to a surgeon.
It is time we give due recognition to this infinite power that runs our bodies and is the only true healer.
This man was completely out of pain in only 2 1/2 months. Attempts were also made to contact his HMO, whom stood to save thousands of dollars from not having to pay for this avoided surgery that can cost upwards of $40,000.00. The response that was received back, months later, from the HMO, was that of concern for acquiring the doctors name that did not handle his case well, forcing him to go outside their system. They were not at all interested in the miracles of chiropractic nor this patients welfare, but in reprimanding the slip-up on the part of their medical doctor.
Normal spring time brought "allergy shiners" (the black eye look or sleep deprived look) and any virus that ran by my son, he came down with the virus, and missed a lot of school, (8 out of 10 weeks of school were missed due to illness and ear pain). He had ear pain almost constantly during those 6 of those weeks, due to allergy reactions giving fluid on the inner ears. He had gone through 3 sets of medications which gave little help. After 2 weeks of adjustments, his doctor stated all is normal and healthy. My son's "allergy shiners" are very slight and he is remaining healthy.
I SUFFERED WITH TERRIBLE LOW BACK PAIN AND, NUMBNESS, TINGLING, AND SEVERE PAIN RUNNING DOWN BOTH MY LEGS FOR 30 YEARS. DURING THE LAST 10 YEARS, IT TOOK ME 2 HOURS TO GET OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING, AND NOT WITHOUT THE AID OF STRONG PAIN KILLERS. I ALSO HAVE BEEN SUFFERING WITH INTENSE MID-BACK PAIN.
I COULDN'T TAKE IT ANY LONGER, AND FINALLY SUBMITTED TO A DOUBLE SPINAL SURGERY LAST YEAR WHERE MY L-5 DISC WAS REMOVED AND PART OF MY L-4 DISC. THE SURGERY DID NOT HELP, AND I ONLY CONTINUED TO WORSEN. THE MEDICAL DOCTORS NOW PREDICTED THAT IT WOULD NOT BE LONG BEFORE I COULD NO LONGER WALK, AND BE CONFINED TO A WHEELCHAIR. A YEAR AFTER, I FINALLY DECIDED TO TRY CHIROPRACTIC. MY CHIROPRACTOR ADJUSTED ONE BONE IN MY NECK CALLED THE ATLAS, OR C-1, WHICH HE DETERMINED WAS RESTRICTING THE LIFE FLOW COMING FROM MY BRAINSTEM. HE DID NOTHING ELSE TO MY SPINE AND EXAMINED ME DAILY FOR 4 DAYS, DOING NOTHING MORE. BY THE 5TH DAY I WAS 90% TO 95% IMPROVED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 30 YEARS !!! WITHIN ONE MORE WEEK I WAS ABLE TO FEEL COMPLETE RELIEF. BY KEEPING THIS ONE BONE IN PLACE THROUGH REGULAR CHECK-UPS, I'VE BEEN ABLE TO KEEP OUT OF PAIN WHILE THE NERVES IN MY BODY REGENERATE.
I ALSO NOTICED A LUMP IN MY STOMACH DISAPPEAR AND MY CONSTIPATION DISAPPEAR AND MY SPINE, MY BACK, AND MY HEALTH IN GENERAL FEEL MUCH BETTER.
I AM NOW PUTTING SHEET ROCK ON CEILINGS AND STUCCO ON THE WALLS OF MY HOME AND FIXING IT UP, MY FAMILY CANNOT BELIEVE THE DIFFERENCE IN ME.
I had been attending school and working a job for some time when I decided to do something about my continual headaches, nervousness and stomach pains. I went to my chiropractor expecting to get relief from my headaches, but to my surprise, not only did my headaches go away, and my dizziness disappear, but my stomach pains stopped, and my tiredness went away along with becoming much calmer.
I have found it easier to study, and retain better the courses I am studying. I realize that chiropractic is not just good for curing some pain or symptom, but is the best approach to reaching my maximum potential in life by maintaining a full nerve supply. We're nothing without our health and I'm testimony to that, thanks chiropractic for making my life more enjoyable and livable!
I had developed severe pain in my low back and left buttocks and down my left leg. I was loosing much sleep at night. I had gone to the medical doctors that my HMO directed me to, but sometimes you just can't get good health, unless you first know what it is and how to get it, and not be a sheep in the system of health care. This is too convenient. You have to demand good health and be willing to take it into your own hands sometimes. I had to pay cash from my own pocket or be a victim of our medically dominated health care system. I'd do it over again.
I had been suffering for approximately 1 1/2 years. During that time my medical doctors had issued me a number of different pain killers and drugs that I chose not to take as they made me less alert, drowsy, and I just couldn't go on functioning that way. I tried their physical therapy for many weeks, and this did nothing for my healing. It was finally revealed by MRI that I had a herniated L-4 disc, and the surgeon explained this to be the cause of the whole problem. However, I did not feel comfortable when he started talking surgery, and felt it time to take matters into my own hands.
On the advice of a friend, I sought chiropractic care. HMO's do not cover chiropractic care, and never once in 1 1/2 years did my medical doctors seeing me recommend that I see a chiropractor. I wish they had. But all I can do now is thank my friend for explaining to me and encouraging me to go see his chiropractor.
As it turned out, the chiropractor he sent me to did more than just average chiropractic, and he really amazed me with how he got me well. At first I didn't even want to believe it was happening, but sure enough, despite my doubts, what he did and told me to do worked and worked well. I had to admit, I never thought it was going to work at first.
My chiropractor explained to me that the real CAUSE as to why we need chiropractic was once thoroughly researched, and the discovery surprising to some people. It was discovered that ALL human beings have the danger of mis-aligning vertebrae at the top of the neck. These mis-aligned vertebrae cause pressure to the nerve supply at the heart of the entire nerve system, the brainstem. A special method to correct this pressure was devised by the discoverer, Dr BJ Palmer. He called the adjustment the "Hole-In-One" Adjustment. It is special because it more completely clears pressure off all the millions of nerve fibers exiting the skull in the brainstem. With this, Palmer declared this pressure he called "Subluxation", THE CAUSE of ill health. Who would of thought that so much could happen from just one area of the human body.
Unfortunately, the medical profession pursued, and attacked Palmer viciously in an attempt to put and end to him, and chiropractic. It obviously didn't work, but it did retard the natural growth and evolution of Palmer's special work. Today, many who go to chiropractors simply have no idea this special work, and it's wonderful results even exist.
My chiropractor took just a few x-rays of my upper neck, but on a special x-ray unit. He then took temperature readings of my neck with a special instrument. He then had me kneel, and lay my shoulders and head on a little table low to the ground. He ONLY did this special "Hole-In-One" adjustment to one bone in my upper neck, C-2 or #2. I was seen very regular, daily the first week, and then three times per week for a long time (about 1 1/2 months). The secret to my getting well, was to be seen regularly, and have ONE BONE in my neck adjusted so as to clear the pressure from my nerve supply. I still am amazed, but he only adjusted one bone in my neck.
My chiropractor used to ask me at first, did I feel well, and I would answer NO. Then he would ask me, not even a little bit, and I would have to say YES. Eventually, he would ask the same question, and I would say, NO I'm not well. Then he would ask me, what percent improvement did I feel I had achieved and I would have to answer 75%. Finally, I could not be a doubter any more, I was completely out of pain, and felt good after only 4 months, and completed 6 months making certain I was strong. More than the medical doctors or my HMO had ever done for me. I also want to mention, there was another patient going through the exact same circumstances as I while I was getting my chiropractic care, and my chiropractor would tell me about him, although I never met him.
I now know, chiropractic should not be left for waiting to get sick, but get checked for subluxation before we get sick.
I'M ONLY 3 YEARS OLD AND I WAS BORN WITH A HOLE IN MY HEART. I HAVE BEEN WATCHED AND MONITORED FOR THREE YEARS BY MY MEDICAL DOCTORS WITH THE PLAN TO CUT OPEN MY HEART WHEN I TURNED THREE, AND CLOSE UP THE HOLE.
I ALSO HAVE A VERY CROOKED NECK SINCE I WAS BORN. MY HEAD LEANS SIDEWAYS ALMOST TOUCHING MY SHOULDER, THEY CALL THIS TORTICOLLIS OR WRY NECK.
FORTUNATELY I BEGAN CHIROPRACTIC CARE AND AFTER ONLY A COUPLE DAYS MY NECK STRAIGHTENED OUT. BUT BETTER YET, WHEN I WENT FOR MY ROUTINE HEART MONITORING, MY MEDICAL DOCTOR COULDN'T BELIEVE HIS EYES, AND WANTED TO KNOW WHAT I HAD BEEN DOING DIFFERENT. HE TOLD MY MOM AND NANA THAT THE HOLE IN MY HEART HAD CLOSED UP, AND THERE WOULD BE NO NEED FOR HEART SURGERY THIS SUMMER, AND THERE WOULD BE NO NEED FOR ME TO COME BACK.
THANKS CHIROPRACTIC!! AND BOY THAT DOCTOR SURE LOOKED SURPRISED!!
I ALSO WENT TO SEE MY ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON, AND HE CANCELLED MY SUGERY PLANNED FOR STRAIGHTENING MY NECK. MY CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENTS HAVE DONE A LOT FOR MY HEALTH, MY HEART, MY NECK AND MY SPINE, AND I AM VERY GLAD TO HAVE AVOIDED THOSE TWO SURGERIES.
I am a chiropractor and have practiced for many years, nine of those years in my last office. I have dedicated my life to the principle that healing comes from Above Down Inside Out. Meaning, the intelligent healing life force moves from our brainstem downward through our nerve supply to all the organs of the body, and radiates outward. This is the path by which the body heals itself. I have seen many miracles in my years of practice, and have known well the benefits of chiropractic. However, as years of long hours, leaning over patients and hard work took their toll, I began to experience health problems of my own. I developed fibromyalgia. My body had pain in every muscle throughout my body. My head, my neck, my spine, my arms and legs and feet. Everywhere was extremely painful. My joints ached all over, and my health seemed to decline to a point that it was difficult, if not impossible to keep up with the work load I once mastered.
In addition to personal considerations and my current health status, I closed my practice. During the course of the next few years I attempted to improve my health from colonic irrigations, to running and exercise, a regime of vitamins and herbs, and a strict diet of the healthiest food I could find and prepare. I also continued receiving my regular chiropractic adjustments which helped me keep from worsening and going over the edge. Chiropractic care has always been a part of my families health care regime as well as my own. We would never expect to even claim health without first having a full nerve supply.
Despite all the chiropractic health care I had received over the years, and all the new approaches I attempted, to assist me in overcoming my current health status, I was unsuccessful. It all helped, and was all good for me, yet I still suffered terribly in pain from the fibromyalgia. I even turned to the medical profession to see what help they could be and that was to no avail.
I finally spoke with a chiropractic friend of mine whom I'd known for years. I knew he performed a special chiropractic adjustment that has been a classic and formidable adjustment developed by the founders and developers of chiropractic the Palmer family. I even attended Palmer college. However, I never actually received the special Palmer "Hole-In-One" adjustment, and it escaped me as to how powerful it could be, until I tried it. This type of work has become virtually a lost art in chiropractic, and is mostly unknown to the public, since only an approximate 2,000 chiropractors are practicing it today. Yet it has the history of being the most effective technique in our profession. It is very different for me to have received chiropractic care that has helped me my whole life, and to suddenly experience something from within my own profession that was so immensely helpful where nothing else worked.
Amazingly, I began to feel my first relief from years of suffering. I could not believe the difference. I went around proclaiming that all anyone ever needed to be healthy was the specific upper cervical adjustment I had finally received. My health today is much better, and I am back in practice.
In December of 1999, I had been in a severe auto accident with my wife and daughter. I was suffering from severe migraine headaches, and severe low back pain resulting from this accident. Part of my low back pain was from aggravation and trauma to my pre-existing spinal surgery. In 1982, medical doctors had removed bone tissue from my leg to graft my L-4 and L-5 vertebrae together. They removed part of the vertebrae that had deformed due to the years of unequal stress and mis-alignment into the bone causing it to change shape, and put parts of my leg bone tissue to grow and connect the two vertebrae.
I had suffered with pain for 17 years, going routinely to a chiropractor whom put me on a machine that flexed my low back. I felt good after going for the machine treatment, but I was always reminded of the constant pain in my low back which I had before and after the surgery. The machine was nice, and felt good, but it never took the pain away or significantly improved my post surgical state of daily pain. The surgery at best seemed to have a short and minimal relief affect. I was constantly taking pain pills and receiving pain injections.
My wife and daughter had chosen to go to a different chiropractor. Following the auto accident, and much suffering, after a few weeks I observed my wife and daughter improving much more than I. I decided to inquire why this seemed so, and discovered that they were receiving a special corrective care that aimed at specific adjusting of vertebrae that mis-aligned due to the accident and was producing pressure on the brainstem. It was explained to me that nerves supplying the entire body and all it's organs all originated from the brainstem, and that specific adjusting to correct this area can eliminate or improve literally thousands of different health conditions.
I decided to switch doctors. I was immediately x-rayed in a special way, and heat reading instruments applied to my neck to gain information regarding my brainstem interference they called vertebral subluxation. This new chiropractor applied a "specific" corrective adjustment to my neck just under the ear, and that night for the first time following the auto accident, I began to get relief from my migraine headaches. Then after about two weeks, I noticed that my low back was pain free, which is the most it had ever felt since before my surgery.
I could not believe at first that my new upper cervical chiropractor could do all that from adjusting my neck. I was amazed. I have since cut way down on my medication, and although I am still treating, I am getting stronger weekly under this care. I know my body will take much time to fully get over the damage I have accumulated for so many years into my nerve supply and spine. These days, I don't just judge my health on pain and symptoms any more, but realize that procedures can be taken to strengthen the body internally long after the symptoms are gone. I now look at my body as "what can I do for it now to strengthen what I may not see, to prevent problems in the future."
I am now in my forties, and have always relied on my medical doctors to advise me regarding my health. I have never been recommended to a doctor of chiropractic by any of my medical doctors in my entire life until only recently. My medical doctor, out of solutions, recommended I go to a chiropractor.
Approximately 9 months ago, pain, numbness, and immobility began developing in my right wrist and thumb. It has steadily worsened with each progressive month. I also developed pain and swelling over my left shoulder and upper left back. I was eventually recommended to a physical therapist by my medical doctor. After 4 months of physical therapy, it brought me no result. It even seemed to aggravate my condition.
My husband and I changed every single door knob in our home to lever type door handles, as my hand was so bad, I could not use it for rotational movements to open our doors with door knobs. I was eventually told I would have to have reconstructive surgery to my left thumb, as my hand was becoming increasingly more claw like.
I finally began chiropractic adjustments with a chiropractor that specializes in upper cervical specific adjustments as in the traditional Palmer style chiropractic adjusting method. These are specifically applied chiropractic adjustments to the upper two cervical vertebrae that accurately relieve a subtle but devastating pressure from the brainstem, allowing a full nerve supply to the whole body.
Once I began receiving these adjustments, not only did my thumb and wrist restore to completely normal, and my left shoulder and upper back swelling disappear, but my weekly angina pain in my heart decreased from 3-5 weekly painful episodes to only 1 in a 2 months. I had been suffering with heart pains since my heart attack 4 years ago. My heart is functioning so much better that I sleep better at night, and I have more energy.
I never would have believed chiropractic is so effective until I experienced it myself. Thanks Chiropractic!
I first saw this patient in 1983. I was his first chiropractor. He was suffering from severe Migraine Headaches, and using assorted different medications to relieve the pain. Having
x-rayed his upper neck to reveal the subluxation he was suffering from, I proceeded to explain to this patient how the displacement of his upper two cervical vertebrae were restricting the flow of life from his brainstem to all parts of his body, and that this was the cause of his Migraine Headaches. I explained, in addition to his headaches, this restriction we name Vertebral Subluxation, silently destroys tissues and cells throughout his entire body, and that these areas will accumulate substantial damage over time.
This patient, a very likeable individual, very robust and healthy in appearance, began chiropractic care, receiving only two chiropractic adjustments before quitting. He felt better from the two visits, but proclaimed he did not have the time to utilize my services, as he had a very large business that kept him very busy. He was responsible for a fleet of 15 trucks, stating he was unable to devote the time necessary to come into my office to receive the proper recommended care.
I attempted in every way to educate him in the dangers of vertebral subluxation, as his x-rays revealed substantial interference to the brainstem that would no doubt play a substantial role in the future of his health. These types of dangerous interferences to the central nerve supply are commonly revealed everyday in patients, that are the forerunners of many future health problems if not corrected and cared for properly.
I never saw this patient again until approximately 14 years later, I ran into him. However, this time I did not recognize him at first, as his over 6 foot tall strong build, was now hunched over, limping, and much lower in weight. I immediately asked him what had happened to him, as the deterioration of his health was very obvious. He began to explain how he went to medical doctors approximately 3 years ago for neck pain that they claimed was due to a bad "disc" in his mid-neck that had to be removed. Months following the surgery, he developed a spinal cord tumor lower in his back that the surgeons then also removed. He had clearly lost motor function of one of his legs following this second surgery. The surgeons were discussing the possibility of more surgery at that time as well.
I again attempted to explain the principles and need for chiropractic. He agreed with me, and I never saw him again after that day.
It reminded me something my grandmother used to tell me, "we are nothing without our health". It also reminded me of our teachings in chiropractic college of the silent damage vertebral subluxations do to our bodies without are knowledge. This man was obviously successful in business, but failed in his health. But even more than ever, it reminded me of how behind our society is in the education and need for chiropractic care.
25 years ago I had injured myself at work, and was unable to lift my left arm and shoulder to even mid-height from my waist. I was recommended for surgery to cut the nerves in my left arm, but I declined unable to see how that would help my condition. 5 years ago I had eye surgery around the left eye socket that caused my eye constant twitching, and caused my head to get constantly dizzy following that surgery. At work they would no longer allow me to work at great heights, for fear I may get dizzy and fall. My job involves pruning trees, bushes and landscaping.
Now in the year 2000 I injure my low back and try chiropractic for the first time. My doctor specializes in the Palmer, upper cervical "Hole-In-One" adjustment that specifically corrects pressure at the brainstem level of the spine.
In just a short time of receiving that adjustment regularly, I can now lift my arm over my head for the first time in 25 years! My arm and shoulder are back to normal. My left eye stopped twitching! and my dizziness went away completely! and now my low back pain is gone!
If I had only known how well chiropractic could help me, I never would have waited 25 years. I deeply appreciate what chiropractic has done for me.
Allergies, colds and flues were part of my life regime for the past 7 years. Talk about expensive. Medication after medication. Doctor after doctor. And the cycle went on and on and on. Not improving but gradually getting worse and worse and worse. I had no idea chiropractic would be so powerful in helping me regain my health. I did not know that correcting interferences along the nerve supply would help my immune system work better, as well as every organ in my body. I learned one thing, without the true proper ingredient of health, you can spin your wheels forever.
I would have allergy attacks of sneezing, coughing, watering eyes, fever and suffering of such intensity 4 out of 7 days each week of my life. I would have colds 2 times per month, and flu once every 4 months. My allergies were so bad, I suffered virtually every day of my life. I was constantly sick. This went on for 7 years. I remember having had an auto accident back 7 years ago, followed by the birth of my second son, both of which I am told by my chiropractor can cause interference to my nerve supply through the spine. I have also learned, that may not be the first time. My own birth was probably the first time my spine misaligned causing nerve interference.
Since receiving chiropractic care, my allergies are virtually GONE! In 8 months I have had only 1 cold, and that was within the first 3 months of beginning care. I have had no flu, and my allergies are less intense, at least 90% better when I get them, but I have had only 1 attack in the last 6 months. I am so thankful for the relief I get from chiropractic care I would recommend chiropractic to everyone. Not just to get over allergies, but to improve your health.
Oh, did I forget to mention, I also have no more back pain, headaches, and am much more relaxed and at ease. I've have also noticed that I think clearer, am able to retain more, and my learning abilities and awareness of heightened.
It takes time to get well, and in the beginning months of care it was work, but chiropractic adjustments work, and are surprisingly effective. There are so many different problems I have discovered that chiropractic helps, like migraine headaches, urinary problems, inability to get pregnant, and the list goes on. Thank you chiropractic for revealing true health to me for the first time in my life.
I had recently injured my low back getting out of bed. I later attempted to shower and got stuck, unable to lift my leg over the tub, and get out of the shower. I had severe piercing pain in my low back. Following my injury, in addition to my low back, my mid-back hurt and my neck was stiff. A few years back I had been diagnosed with a low thyroid, and was instructed to expect regular and substantial hair loss, up to 80 strands per day or more. I was loosing much more than that every time I showered.
I began receiving chiropractic adjustments and since then my low back is pain free, my mid back feels much better, and my neck is relaxed and has full range of motion. But, to my surprise, my hair stopped falling out. I have always had rich, long, lustrous hair, and it was very upsetting to me to be loosing it, and in such large amounts. I had been loosing my hair since 1995, and now it stopped in 2001. I suspect now that my thyroid may be doing much better since my hair loss has stopped, and may attempt to get it checked soon.
Since chiropractic care, I am excited that chiropractic can do much more than take back pain away. We as the public consumer need to know this, and support chiropractic so the millions of people whom suffer daily can get access to chiropractic care. Thanks chiropractic, I feel much better inside!
I'm 68 years old and only now, have I finally discovered Chiropractic! I never would have believed how powerful the healing abilities of Chiropractic could be. I never knew, because no one had ever told me, and it is different when you actually experience Chiropractic.
I've had severe rheumatoid arthritis for years now. My hands became so severe, that medical doctors performed operations to straighten out my fingers and wrists so they would function better. It really didn't help that much. Since receiving regular, specific Chiropractic adjustments, in just a few months, my arthritis is much, much improved. I can now do things I could not do before, and I'm in much less discomfort on cold winter mornings. I can walk better, rise from a sitting position better, and in general move around better.
In addition to my arthritis improving, I was constipated for years, and only able to have a bowel movement once every two weeks. Now I am able to go 2 and 3 times per day, and feel much better as a result. I am no longer constipated.
Also, I had a neurological motor disturbance that made my body move to the left when I wanted to walk to the right, and my body would move right when I wanted to walk to the left. It was very frustrating. I now walk in a straight line, and my mind feels much clearer.
Also my feet had been in severe pain daily, forcing me to wear tennis shoes to ease the pain. Every day my feet would put me in severe pain and discomfort, and now the pain is completely gone!
If that wasn't enough, I've noticed my libido improving to my surprise. No wonder the medical profession does not refer us to Chiropractors, they're too good!! Especially the special upper cervical technique my doctor uses is so effective.
Thanks to Chiropractic, my life is much happier, and healthy.
I had been in an auto accident in December of 2001. During the month following, I noticed a steady onset and increase of pain and symptoms developing that were not so obvious immediately after the accident. Having been to the emergency room at the time of the accident, I was only screened for broken bones and cuts or lacerations, but not Vertebral Subluxation. It was not till I decided to turn to Chiropractic that I discovered relief for my accident related pains and symptoms, learned they were due to nerve inteference only Chiropractic could correct. I was also surprised at how more discomfort showed up as time went on after the accident rather than immediately. I am now getting relief for my mid-back pain and low back pain since this accident, and my left hip and left thigh. I had been in severe pain and spasms in these areas since the accident. My knees were also injured in this accident, and have been getting relief. In addition, my chest was bruised from the impact of the seat belt.
To my surprise, I have always had this dry irritating cough for years, that never seemed to go away, which suddenly greatly improved within my first couple weeks of Chiropractic care. I'd also had this skin condition called Rosea that has greatly improved since using Chiropractic. Chiropractic has helped me with this life long skin condition.
Chiropractic works on the principle of healing from inside-out, rather than outside-in like medicine, therefore correcting Vertebral Subluxations allows my nerve supply to function more fully, and therefore all my organs to benefit by functioning properly from a full nerve supply. Thanks Chiropractic, it's almost too good to be true!!
I've suffered with shoulder pain for over 10 years going to medical doctors, and physical therapists with no result. The pain would wake me up in the night it was so bad. I also had been exposed to chemical poisoning inhaling fumes from burning plastic in 1983. It was so bad it caused a open sore in my left lung. For years I was given inhalants that only filled my lungs with more chemicals, never getting relief. My left nostril has continued to run daily since that chemical accident. I've gone to allergy specialists and respiratory specialists for years with no relief.
Finally I became a Chiropractic patient. My chiropractor explained to me how no organ in the body can function correctly without a proper nerve supply. The nerves begin in the brain and travel through the spine to all body parts. When vertebra get out of alignment, we can have a nerve supply reduction that goes on for years damaging our bodies, called Vertebral Subluxation. My Chiropractor is also one of the few Chiropractors remaining that specializes in the Palmer "Hole-In-One" Adjustment. A specific adjustment performed to the upper neck area that has a history of being very effective in helping people to get well from thousands of different health problems.
Since having my Vertebral Subluxations corrected for only one month, my sinuses are 95% improved. My nostril no longer runs, and the pain in my shoulder is gone for the first time in 10 years. I can't believe our society has allowed Chiropractic to be hidden through political persecution by the American Medical Association for over 100 years now, so that it takes me over 30 years of my life to discover something so wonderful and effective.
Initially I began my Chiropractic care due to suffering whiplash in an auto accident. I had increased shoulder pain in my shoulder that was already painful, in addition to headaches, neck pain, arm pain, low back and mid-back pain. Whiplash is a serious injury to have happen to anyone, and is frequently associated with having delayed pains and symptoms show up later. Chiropractic has also been very effective in taking care of my current injury as well.
I am now on my road to recovery with respect to all my pains, symptoms and injuries, and am doing much better. My body functions better, and I feel better mentally and physically all over since beginning Chiropractic. Thanks Chiropractic!!
I began chiropractic care in May of 2002. I had been to chiropractors before, but had never had it explained to me as well until now. Also my chiropractor performed a special adjustment called the hole-in-one adjustment that was developed from a 30 year research period performed by Dr BJ Palmer the Developer of Chiropractic. Very few doctors perform this special adjustment. Initially I had severe low back pain and pain radiating into my right buttocks and leg. I could hardly get on the doctors table without excruciating pain. All I did was reach over a waist basket, and the next thing I know, I'm flat on the floor, and cannot move. I was rushed to the hospital and given drugs to ease the pain. I was told to go home and roll my back on a round pillow. I went to another doctor and was given more drugs and pain killers. Again, 3-4 weeks later, I was getting dressed and found my self flat on my back and taken to another hospital. They too, told me not to see a chiropractor, as it would make things worse.
I finally consulted a chiropractor, and have done very well. My doctor performing this special, upper neck specific adjustment, has taken all the pain in my back and leg away. I've also been educated by my doctor, and now know what I have to do, to heal myself inside so that my nerves and tissues regenerate and strengthen so this problem never returns.
To my surprise, after 4 weeks of care, and receiving my doctors special adjustment, I suddenly got my sight back in my left eye!!! After I drove off from my chiropractors office, I experienced a sudden white flash of light in my left eye, and I could now see!! Colors and all!!! I had a lazy left eye since I had been born, and lost sight completely in my left eye at age 12. I am now 49 years old and seeing out of my left eye normally for the first time in my life. Thanks chiropractic!! I wish we all could have access to this special chiropractic so I would not have had to wait till I am 49 to enjoy full eyesight.