Increasingly, number of diabetic patients are escalating that’s why researchers are even looking up on the possibility of chiropractic care as a treatment for it.
Apparently there are research evidences that chiropractic has played part on the wellness protocol of diabetic patients. Diabetes, being the fifth deadliest in US and a growing epidemic worldwide, is more than enough reason to cling to even a little hope that chiropractic might help.
Seeing the connection between diabetes and chiropractic may be a little difficult. But if you try to look through the eyes of an electrician, it’ll easier to understand. Malfunctions or short circuits may occur if the flow of current through the wires of appliances or areas of the house is interfered.
Likewise, disturbed nerve supply from the upper neck or middle back causes health problems. The ability of pancreas to produce enzymes to digest proteins, fats and carbohydrates, or insulin production, or both can suffer. As a result, diabetes or hypoglycemia happens due to the digestion and blood sugar unbalance.
Connection Between Blood Sugar And Spine
Aside from nutritional and exercise guidance, patients who received chiropractic care as a part of their treatment showed positive effects in terms of their diabetes, according to the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research.
Moreover, a medical doctor who is monitoring the progress of his diabetes stricken patient observed that in his patient’s one month of being in the program, the glucose blood and urine level normalized and remained stable. The patient wouldn’t need any more insulin if his progress continues, said the doctor.
Due to discoveries like this, more and more medical institutions are launching their own research on this area of possibility.
Chiropractic alone may not cure diabetes per se, but the skillful application of chiropractic adjustments do create activation of the cells of the nervous system and increases the communication from the brain to the body and back to the brain.
Having said that, considering that diabetes, over time, leads to nerve damages, chiropractic is not a bad idea for treatment.