1.03 Adjustments Improve Strength

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This class covers the overall function of the brain and the spine and how spinal function can impact brain function. We will discuss spinal dysfunction and the mechanisms of how this affects the brain. This class will give you an in-depth understanding of some of the effects that chiropractic care can have on the human body. Completing this class will keep you up to date with the latest scientific evidence and give you the tools to be able to effectively explain to practice members and potential practice members some of the incredible effects of chiropractic adjustments.

It is important that people understand that chiropractic can have many benefits and how it affects the brain and nervous system. Specifically, this class covers what we know about the effects of chiropractic care on muscle strength. It will discuss the basics of muscle contraction and how the brain controls muscle force. It will also go into a number of research studies that have demonstrated improvements in muscle strength following chiropractic care.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the basics of muscle contraction and force production
  • Summarize the evidence that shows that chiropractic adjustments improve muscle strength and prevent fatigue