3 Reasons Why You Should Have a Second Thought Before Going Ahead with Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Mesa, AZ

What is a chiropractor? A chiropractor is a practitioner of complementary medicine based on the patient’s diagnosis, and also the manipulative treatment of joints and misalignments of the joints. That is what Wikipedia says in the most formal tone possible. But to be more informal, a chiropractic care is basically the magic of using force on the pressure points of your body to an ultimate level, in order to help heal your dislocated joints or correct the alignment of the bone structure.

For the longest period of time there have been multiple controversies and debates surrounding Chiropractic care and if it is actually as magically beneficial as it sounds. 

Here are some of the controversies which might give you a second thought before your next session with a chiropractor:

  1. Chiropractic Cure is Rooted in Mystical Concepts

The procedures of chiropractic care is based upon ancient beliefs and practices that are no longer relevant in the modern world of practitioners, who go for treatments which are scientifically proven remedies and concepts to cure patients. Long back when chiropractic care was famous, the patients were not subjected to knowing the factual evidence behind the therapy. Hence, they were unaware of the true treatment of chiropractic cure. However, nowadays people are more exposed to factual evidence which is why chiropractic care becomes a questionable form of treatment with no solid scientific evidence to back up these practices.

  1. Illegal Licenses and Fraudulent Chiropractors

Since chiropractic care is not a highly scientifically evident or fact-dependent form of cure, many illegal practitioners and chiropractors can be found in the localities. Government bodies do not regulate with proper governance or fraudulently licensed practitioners are never found under the radar. Many such illegally practicing chiropractors find a way for themselves to make easy money and rob the clients without doing any help to them. Sometimes it adds on to a patient’s burden by increasing external health related problems caused by the treatment itself.

  1. Catalyst to Bigger Health Problems

Chiropractic care, if gone wrong, can cause serious complications associated with chiropractic adjustment. Worsening of an existing disk herniation, compression of nerves in the lower back, a certain type of stroke or vertebral artery dissection, are all complications that could be caused by the wrong form of chiropractic treatments.   


Before your next session with your chiropractor from LifeCare Chiropractic for chiropractic care in Mesa, AZ, do consider all these questionable and controversial topics to be able to get the best treatment suitable for your health.

James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.