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Chiropractic Healthcare in Encinitas


An accurate definition of health is crucial to understanding chiropractic care. In our society today, health is often an improperly used term. Many people perceive health as simply feeling good, without any pain or symptoms. However, a state of health and well-being is much more than that.  Health is really about one thing – function. How well you are functioning determines how truly healthy you are.

Chiropractic is the science, philosophy and art of optimal health and wellness founded on the scientific fact that the human body is a self-regulating and self-healing system controlled and coordinated by the nervous system (brain, spinal cord and nerves).  The function and health of every cell, tissue, gland and organ in the human body is controlled by the nervous system and work harmoniously together as a whole. The nervous system acts much like a conductor of an orchestra, keeping all of the cells working together in harmony. The nervous system is the master control system of the entire body. The primary goal of chiropractic is to make sure the nervous system is functioning efficiently and effectively. A subluxation is a misalignment and fixation of the spine that disrupts and inhibits healthy function of the nervous system. Chiropractors are the only healthcare providers trained in detecting and correcting subluxations.

We Live Our Life Through Our Nervous System

Everything we do on a daily basis we take in through our five senses. We see, smell, taste, touch and hear. Our brain then analyzes these incoming sensory messages we gather from the environment and sends relay messages back to our body making the necessary changes to survive and thrive in that environment. Essentially, our nervous system adapts us to our environment. For example, if it is hot outside we start to perspire to cool ourselves off. If we begin to exercise our hear rate, blood pressure and respiration increases. If we touch a hot stove, we instantly remove our hand. If it is dark, our pupils dilate to take in more light. If we encounter bacteria or virus, our immune system is activated. Many of these regulatory changes we aren’t even aware of. For instance, if we eat something sweet, our body responds by releasing insulin to lower blood glucose levels. If we cut our hand, clotting factor is released to heal the cut. ALL body functions (metabolism, hormone control, digestion, immune function, etc.) are directly controlled by our nervous system. If our nervous system doesn’t work properly, we can’t express optimal health.



Restoring Neurological Balance

Chiropractors adjust the spine because the nervous system runs through the spine, just like water runs through a hose. If the spine is out of alignment (subluxated) the nerve messages running through it are disrupted and distorted. This affects the brains ability to send and receive messages to regulate the body. When the ability to regulate the body is diminished, healthy function is lost, and in time, symptoms of dis-ease, illness and disease become present. It is important to note that pain signals only make up 15% of total nervous system function. Unfortunately, many people make most of their healthcare decisions based upon pain and how they feel, neglecting the 85% of nervous system that controls bodily functions.  For instance, many individuals who die of deadly heart attacks often feel fine the days leading up to the heart attack.  Spinal misalignments (subluxations) like Heart disease and many other health concerns are often present without us feeling any pain or discomfort.

Chiropractic:  Health Care vs Sick Care

We understand that you cannot focus on sickness and disease and expect health and wellness to prevail. Merely treating symptoms and ignoring the cause of ill health is a harmful mistake that is all too common.  At TCW we utilize the most state-of-the-art technology to measure nerve system function and asses for subluxation. Chiropractic Adjustments remove subluxations so your body can function effectively and efficiently. In addition to a healthy nervous system, proper nutrition, exercise and healthy lifestyle choices are necessary for self-healing, self-regulation, and optimal function. Dr. Adam Kipp will help restore and maintain your health by working to eliminate the cause of your problem and help you adopt a healthy lifestyle that will keep you not only feeling well, but functioning well every day!

Contact Information

Dr. Adam Kipp
112 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas, CA 92024
760-632-6948 (Fax)

Office Hours

Monday: 7am - 6pm
Tuesday: 12pm - 6pm
Wednesday: 7am - 6pm
Thursday: 12pm - 6pm
Friday: 8am - 12pm
Saturday: By Appt

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