Final “ Thots ” on Preventing Subluxation :. Exercise ( whole-body movement) Avoid patterned, repetitious somatic behaviors Live more “naturally”. BJ Palmer referred to this as “ Hygienic Living:”.
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Exercise (whole-body movement)
Avoid patterned, repetitious somatic behaviors
Live more “naturally”
“The restoration of natural conditions, as far as possible, in the midst of civilized circumstances, is the meaning of the word hygiene in chiropractic.”
“Hygiene, chiropractically, is the restoration of natural and healthful environmental conditions which have been made abnormal by the necessities of civilized life.”
Source: Stephenson, Textbook of Chiropractic, 1927, pp. 133-4
Subluxation: the “natural” outcome of “unnatural” living
Three meals/day at regular times and no “snacking”
Breakfast every day
No alcohol or only in moderation
Adequate sleep (7-8 hours/night)
Moderate exercise (2-3 times/wk)
“white paper” review; 387 references
Sections: anatomy, biomechanics, somatic nervous system, animal models, immune system, human studies related to the autonomic nervous system
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Approx. 30-35 quest. new material;
Total Course points: 100
Extra-credit possible: 4 (from attendance)