Asthma Relief with Chiropractic

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Asthma Relief with Chiropractic

Asthma is a serious concern for many people in Memphis and for a society as a whole, since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that this condition currently affects almost 19 million adults and 7 million kids in the US. A full-blown asthma attack likely means a emergency room visit. Thankfully, Dynamic Chiropractic has helped many folks in Memphis get relief from asthma symptoms.

Research Supports Chiropractic Helps With Asthma

The medical research confirms what we see in our practice. For instance, a study published in Clinical and Experimental Allergy evaluated 31 adult asthma patients after receiving four weeks of chiropractic treatments. The authors found that the individuals who received chiropractic adjustments had a 34% decrease in asthma symptoms.

The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics printed another asthma-based study, except this one involved kids. In this article, the 36 kids ranged from 6 to 17 years in age and their asthma was considered either mild or moderate in severity.

After 12 weeks of chiropractic, as a whole, the patients reported a higher quality of life and a decreased level of severity. As a bonus, they also reported that they depended less on their bronchodilator and these positive effects lasted one year after chiropractic care was complete.

We Can Help Patients Find Comfort From Asthma

So, whether you're 9 or 90, if you have symptoms of asthma, be sure to contact Dynamic Chiropractic in Memphis and make an appointment today. We'll do what we can to help you breathe easier!

References

  • Asthma. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Bronfort G et al. (2001, July-August). Chronic pediatric asthma and spinal manipulation: a prospective clinical series and randomized clinical pilot study. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics;24(6):369-77
  • Nielsen N et al. (1995, January). Chronic asthma and chiropractic spinal manipulation: a randomized clinical trial. Clinical and Experimental Allergy;25(1):80-8
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    Dynamic Chiropractic provides quality care to patients with 40 years of experience combined through the expertise of Dr. Caleb Alford and Dr. Alan Mori. We aim to educate our patients about chiropractic solutions and other natural treatments for common health problems. By doing so, we hope to motivate you to take a more responsible and active role in restoring and maintaining your own health along with people around you.