sick care vs health care

Sick Care vs Health Care

As Americans, we are lead to believe that we have the best health care system, as well as, being one of the healthiest nations in the world. Unfortunately, that could not be farther from the truth. Our health care system is financially in trouble and we as Americans are becoming more and more sick as time goes on. We call our current system Health Care, but in all actuality, Sick Care is what we are receiving.
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are chiropractors doctors?

Are Chiropractors Doctors?

The answer to this question is yes.

There’s been a steadily growing trend of people with health conditions preferring to Chiropractors rather than traditional doctors. This huge buzz about chiropractors is a result of many positive testimonials about chiropractors in general.

But many people still are confused and wondering ‘are chiropractors doctors’? Well, to get an answer for those questions, you need to first know what a chiropractor is and what exactly they do.


What is a Chiropractor?

  • Chiropractors are medical professionals who’re trained, in most of the cases they make use of their hands to relieve the pain in several areas of a patient’s body, including spine.


  • Although Chiropractors doesn’t hold any medical degrees, they’re licensed practitioners, due to the fact that they undergo immense training in Chiropractic care.


  • Chiropractors start their education by obtaining an undergraduate degree, a science related one. After the completion of graduation, they then proceed to a four year program of chiropractic care, which includes both theory classes and hand-on experience as well. Every state in the USA mandates that chiropractors must get their Doctor of Chiropractic degree from a college accredited by the Council of Chiropractic Education.


  • Chiropractors offer treatments of several body pains in areas such as neck, back, pelvic, arm & shoulder, leg & hip, and many more areas. Not only pains, chiropractors can also treat several health conditions such as constipation, infant colic, acid reflux, and several others.


  • Currently, there are more than seventy thousand Chiropractors in the USA. The number is growing rapidly, since more and more people are showing interest in this method of treatment.


If you’re wondering where you can get Chiropractic treatment in Arizona, Advanced Physical Medicine is the place to go.

are chiropractic adjustments safe?

Are Chiropractic Adjustments Safe?

Chiropractic care has been in the usage for several decades, with more and more people showing interest in the recent years. People all around the world are looking for an alternative treatment for their health conditions, and many of them find the chiropractic care to be one of the best and suitable methods of treatment. One of the key aspects that gave rise to the acceptance of chiropractic care is the safety that offers.

Being a drug-free treatment method is a bonus that comes along with the chiropractic care. But there’s one drawback here, not with the chiropractic care, but the exposure it’s getting. Several people are a bit skeptic about it, due to the lack of awareness. If you’re thinking ‘are chiropractic adjustments safe in Arizona?’, here are a few details:

Usually, while getting chiropractic adjustments, the patient more often than not receives an instant relief from their neck or back pain. This is caused by the repositioning of vertebrae back into its correct position, eliminating the pressure out of the nerves. On the other side of spectrum, medical doctors prescribe simply goes on by prescribing several medicines, which may have the potential of causing side-effects. This is exactly why chiropractic care is considered as more of a natural treatment.

Not only normal people, but also pregnant women can be given care by the chiropractic methods. Each and every chiropractic practitioner gets training on how to treat a pregnant woman. For children, chiropractic care is immensely safe beneficial, as it eliminates the risk of medications, which can cause several side effects.

For more info about chiropractic care or if you’re looking forward to get the chiropractic treatment in Arizona, the best bet is Advanced Physical Medicine.

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Food & Chemical Sensitivity Testing

Are Foods Making You Sick?

“Let Food Be Thy Medicine”

Diet plays a critical role in how our bodies function. Every compound that we put in our body is broken down into smaller parts that directly affect and act on our tissues, organs, and larger organ systems.

However, a food item that may give energy and sustenance to one, may cause inflammation and dysfunction in another. Foods, preservatives, and all other digested compounds can cause allergic activation and/or inflammation leading to chronic activation of the immune system. While some may experience significant symptoms, other may have vague symptoms (ie fatigue) or none at all; however, these reactions still cause problems within the body.

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Durable Medical Equipment

Durable medical equipment by Advanced Physical Medicine is medical equipment used to aid in a better quality of living for their clients at home.



The T.E.N.S stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. It is an electronic method of controlling pain. Orginally developed in the early 1970′s, it has been refined into a more compact unit that is easy to use. It works by delivering mild electrical signals through the skin to underlying nerve fibers to alter the perception of pain.

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What is Chiropractic Care?

Let’s begin the topic of “What is Chiropractic” first by talking about “What Chiropractic IS NOT!”

Chiropractic is not the treatment of disease or symptoms, even though there have been thousands of documented cases of patients’ getting better from various ailments from the common cold to eliminating headaches and back pain. Chiropractic is the branch of the Health Care System that focuses on the premise that good health depends, in part, upon a normal functioning nervous system.
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What Is Physical Medicine?

At Advanced Physical Medicine we focus on rehabilitation of the spine and body. We specialize in giving our patients the best combination of natural and holistic therapies for a custom treatment program and a unique and gentle pain relieving experience. From the first day of treatment to the last day of your spinal corrective program, you can rest easy and know that you are receiving the best in our “patient centered” healthcare facility. Our focus is on giving each of our patients the total attention and care they need to get out of pain fast and help them stay pain-free longer.
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