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March 24, 2015

Visit to the Chiropractor SOLC #24

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Today I visited the chiropractor for the first time.  Dr. Dana was recommended to me by Lynn as someone who is caring and careful.  We spent the first 30 minutes of my appointment going over anything that might be troubling me.  We talked about how stress affects our bodies and then our muscles learn how to compensate.  It felt strange listing every single little thing that I feel is "wrong" with my neck, wrists, knees and shoulders, but this gave her more information on what to help me resolve.

Next Dr. Dana used applied kinesiology to move my legs and arms to see what was working and what wasn't.  It was fascinating to talk about how everything is interconnected in our bodies.  She could press a spot on my back and make my hip work differently.  Very interesting!

I have some soreness from some of the stretching and muscle activation, but nothing awful.  I promised Dr. Dana that I would walk this afternoon and not sit too long.  I also have to drink lots of water to flush the toxins.

I'm glad I took Lynn's recommendation to try something new!  Here's to moving forward with better health.


  1. This is a neat inside peek at what happens at a chiropractor. I thought they just cracked your back! :-) I like the idea of considering your stresses and how everything is connected!

  2. They do seem to help. But, I went to one many years ago, and felt worse after the treatment than better. Gave it up. Hope it works for you.

  3. Hmmm ... may need to make the same appointment. :/ Sounds like you learned lots of good stuff. Here's to living healthy!

  4. Yea for a good recommendation! I hope you're feeling better tomorrow. I haven't gone to a chiropractor in years (not allowed since my 2007 neurosurgery), but I had in the past and remember it being very helpful.

  5. I hope you feel better! We all have to work on ridding our bodies (and our lives) of stress. Maybe simplify?? Miss you!!

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  8. Thank you for a complete insight into what happens at the chiropractor. Really opens my eyes as i thought before he just clicks all those bones and re-aligns you. My husband has got a problem with his back so often goes to the local doctor for help. Thank you for sharing this with me I will pass it on, thanks.

    Jacqueline Hodges @ Dr Koziol