Multiple research reviews over the years have supported that chiropractic adjustments can boost various aspects of the immune function in a very unique way.  (1 Click the numbers in parentheses for linked articles) Particularly, your neck & upper back are connected with your immune function!

Specifically, Chiropractic has been clinically shown to:

  • Promote the production of white blood cells, which are the mainstay of the immune system. (23)
  • Consistently reduce the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines. (4)
  • Induce and enhance production of the immune-regulatory cytokine IL-2 and the production of immunoglobulins. (56)
  • Increase CD4 counts in HIV/AIDS patients. (7)

Chiropractors were originally licensed as Doctors because of their ability to help people with infection, NOT take away headaches or back problems. (8) The Texas Chiropractic Association highlights this point in the historical account of the Chiropractic – Spanish Flu 1918 connection: (8)

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