Chiropractic and Your Immune System

Many studies have been done linking chiropractic care, a healthy nervous system and proper immune system function. Many attempts to control germs through the use of drugs (antibiotics) have not only failed in their application, but instead fostered the development of antibiotic resistant micro-organisms or “superbugs.”

Because every body system, including the nervous system, is under the control and coordination of the nervous system, it should come as no surprise that regular chiropractic care can keep both you and your immune system in top working order.


Selano, JL and others: The effects of specific upper cervical adjustments on the CD4 counts of HIV positive patients. Chiropractic Research Journal 1994; 3(1):32.

Over the 6 month period of the study, the control group experienced a 7.96% decrease in CD4 counts while the adjusted group experienced a 48% increase in CD4 cell counts over the same period.

CD4 cell counts are a blood marker for immune system competence.

Preliminary Research Reveals…

Chiropractic patients seeking long term wellness care receive improved immune system function that does not diminish with age.

Chiropractic and the Elderly-The Rand Study

Elderly chiropractic patients report better overall health, have fewer chronic conditions, spend fewer days in nursing homes and hospitals, are more mobile in their communities and are more likely to report strenuous levels of exercise than their non-chiropractic counterparts

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