Basically, the body possesses a foundation, just like a house. If the foundation of a house is damaged or wrong in some fashion, then the structure above that foundation is affected in an adverse manner. It is the same with the body.

The most tangible element of the foundation of the body is the skeleton. Without it the human body is, in form, essentially nothing more than a sloppy bag of water. And so, if this foundation is wrong, the body suffers for it, if not immediately, then definitely in time.

At this point there is no way to proceed than to contrast a current and recognized understanding of health to what I have come to understand. Also I should start by contrasting the current Chiropractic understanding to what we have developed.

Chiropractic is focussing on the spinal column and the related articulations within that column. This institute is trying to achieve the perfect foundation by attempting to straighten what they call the vertebral subluxation. A vertebral subluxation is, by definition, a partially dislocated vertebra.

The fact is that the spinal column is a shock absorber in function, as well as a support structure. In the capacity of a shock absorber (see back), the spine is designed to compensate for factors which cause a deviation of a normal distribution of weight.

For example: The head weighs approximately 12 to 15 pounds. If this weight is not positioned correctly, the vertebrae are forced to 'adjust' themselves, or adapt, to the inappropriate placement of the weight of the head. Also, if the sacrum is influenced due to an incorrect positioning of the pelvis or other factor(s), the vertebrae are once again called upon to adapt for the deviation. A scoliosis or lordosis is created.

Since the spinal column houses the multitude of nerve fibers that are responsible for communication in the body, you should be able to project the potential devastation that is coming when the nervous system is under such attack.

Disci intervertebrales - intervertebral disks: the 23 plates of fibrocartilage found, from the axis to the sacrum, between the bodies of adjacent vertebrae, each consisting of a fibrous ring (annulus fibrosus) enclosing a pulpy center (nucleus pulposus).

Nucleus pulposus disci intervertebralis - pulpy nucleus of intervertebral disk: a semifluid mass of fine white and elastic fibers that forms the central portion of an intervertebral disk.

Anulus fibrosus disci intervertebralis - fibrous ring of intervertebral disk, the circumferential ringlike portion of an intervertebral disk, composed of fibrocartilage and fibrous tissue.

In Summary: The intervertebral disc is the mechanism whereby a vertebra is allowed its ability to shift and adapt to a strained balance. Also, there is a degree of mobility allowed in the zygapophyseal articulations since the articular surface is synovial in nature.

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