University of California at Irvine Study Demonstrates the Benefits of Chiropractic

A recent retrospective study of 2,818 patients in the USA and worldwide demonstrates that Chiropractic is associated with statistically significant, profound, and consistent improvement in self reported health and wellness issues (provided below). A demographic analysis of the retrospective study (conducted between November, 1994 and April, 1995) demonstrates that Chiropractic targets highly motivated individuals interested in alternative and complimentary care, and vitalistic or holistic care.

Less Stress relative to emotional well being, health, general well being, coping with daily problems, family, significant relationships, work

More Life Enjoyment

openness to guidance by inner feelings, experience of relaxation, well being,  positive feelings about self, interest in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, feeling open when relating to others, confidence in dealing with adversity, compassion for others

Improved Physical Well Being

Improved flexibility of the spine, more energy, less fatigue, fewer colds and flu, fewer headaches, and reduced pain

Greater Emotional and Psychological Well Being

positive feelings about self, decreased moodiness, temper, angry outbursts, less depression, more interest in life, fewer concerns about small things, improved ability to think and concentrate, less anxiety and concern over vague fears,  improved ability to stay on task, less distress about physical pain

Spontaneous Positive Life Style Changes

regular exercise, Tai Chi/Yoga, meditation/self hypnosis, health foods/vitamins,  vegetarian/partial vegetarian, less use of prescription medications

Overall Improvement in Quality of Life

improvement relative to: personal life, oneself, extent one adapts to change, handling of problems in life, actual life accomplishments, life as a whole, overall contentment with life, significant other,  job, life being what one wanted it to be, romantic life,  actual work done, co-workers, physical appearance

*Conducted within the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, College of Medicine, U. of C., Irvine, CA

*****UC Irvine is Dr. Brook’s Alma Mater*****

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