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Chiropractic Medicine: A New Trend in Medical Sciences

One of those newly invented techniques in medical sciences is Chiropractic Medicine.

It essentially deals with the pathologies related to the Musculo-Skeletal System.

Musculo-Skeletal System includes the building blocks of the human body. That is, anatomy, designing the basic structure of a body. It includes:

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  • Bones
  • Joints
  • Ligaments
  • Muscles
  • Tendons
  • Other Soft Tissues

Chiropractic Medicine as act an alternative to Physiotherapy.

Though essentially, the interventions used by either field are more or less similar.

Chiropractic Medicine, is related to the entire Musculo Skeletal System. Also, it has key specializations in the management of spine.

Anatomically, human spine consists of 4 regions:

  • Cervical Region (i.e. Neck)

  • Thoracic Region (i.e. Upper Back)

  • Lumbar Region (i.e. Lower Back)

  • Sacral & Coccygeal Region (i.e. Pelvic Region/Buttocks)

The Cervical Region consists of 7 Cervical Vertebrae, Thoracic Region consists of 12 Thoracic Vertebrae. The Lumbar Region consists of 5 Lumbar Vertebrae. Whereas, the Sacral Region consists of 5 vertebrae fused into 1 single bone. The Coccyx is a fused bone of 3 individual vertebrae.

Each of the above-described anatomical regions in the human spine has a characteristic curve. However, it might be disturbed in the due course of life.

Earlier, there was a notion that any postural deformity related to the spine. Also, it has a direct effect on the nervous system. Pertaining to this fact, Chiropractic Medicine aims at maintaining the structural specificity of these curves. Apart from it, it aims to treat the necessary ailments so as to prevent any postural deficit.

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Shivam Chopra belives a lot in healthcare! Not just because he is about to be a Doctor, but also because he belives in the power of changing lifestyle! By qualification he is an aspiring physiotherapist which helps in giving him practical knowledge. He is also a certified Aerobic Instructor from IAFT and a Physical therapist from Manual Therapy Foundation Of India. He is also certified for Basic Life Support (BLS) & CPR from Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.

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