What is Chiropractic and How Can it Help You

Chiropractic care is a unique balance of science, philosophy and art. The scientific evidence supporting chiropractic dates back to 1895 when Daniel Palmer discovered the practice and founded the profession. The philosophy can be looked upon as the panacea for back and neck pain, or lifestyle preventive health maintenance. The art is broken down to the chiropractor itself and to technique or methods they use to practice the profession.

It can be argued that some chiropractors are “straights” and only adjust the spine for any condition or some are “mixers” which use other forms of therapies or modalities to treat pain and other forms of disk decreased health or function.

In my assessment, the basic foundation of either method is the nervous system being the master controller of the body’s ability to express its innate intelligence or in-born potential. If by any means the nervous system becomes compromised by physical, chemical, or emotional stress the body will not be able to express its full potential and some form of disease will ensue. It is a job of a chiropractor to remove this interference by whatever means possible and restore health and well-being to the body and increase function.

At Bodnar Chiropractic Center, we utilize a variety of techniques to custom-build a care plan based upon each individual patient. The main focus is traditional chiropractic – hands-on adjusting. We also use adjusting instruments based upon the patient tolerance.

There are two types of care offered, one being relief of pain care and the other corrective. Pain care is treating the patient’s symptoms only and releasing them on as needed basis. Corrective care is more of a permanent fix – changing the alignment or posture on a more permanent basis. Corrective care takes more time to establish long term results.

Some patients utilize chiropractic on more of a preventative health maintenance basis. These patients use chiropractic on a regular basis to keep their bodies and health at peak performance. Regular chiropractic care can help prevent conditions such as disc degeneration, bone spurs, or arthritis.

Wellness care can help keep your nervous system functioning with the least amount of nerve interference, allowing your body to express its full health potential. Regular chiropractic care is essential to developing a healthy lifestyle.

Chiropractors can also coach you in nutritional counseling, exercise, proper sleep, and stress reduction. All of these are crucial spokes on wheel to health and well-being.


How to Get More Information

The best way to get answers to your questions is to ask the chiropractor Dr. Brian Bodnar – Founder and Owner or Dr. Angelica Yi. You can contact Dr. Bodnar or Dr. Yi by email: or on the main office number at 703-721-0500.

How to Make an Appointment

Dr. Bodnar and Dr. Yi see Chiropractic patients at Bodnar Chiropractic Center. To make an appointment, call the main office phone number at 703-721-0500.

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