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We believe that educating our patients on chiropractic care will not only assist them in reaping all the benefits of their visits, but also achieve a better understanding on how chiropractic can change their lives. 

About Chiro

bristol ri chiropractic client with neck pain
dr mark alano making a neck adjustment as a chiropractor in bristol ri
What is Chiropractic?

Taking A Natural Systemic Approach To Healing

Chiropractic is based on the idea that the body is self-sustaining and self-healing. The body is in essence completely controlled by the brain through its connection via the spinal cord and the vast networks of nerves that make up the body. When this system is not functioning at its peak, the overall performance of the human body is lacking.

In the chiropractic world, drugs and medicine are not utilized as a form of treating a patient. While supplementation and nutrition are almost always a part of the bigger picture, drugs and prescriptions can be viewed as band-aids to treat symptoms rather than going to the source and treating the real problem. 

While it’s often perceived that the chiropractor is solely here to treat back and neck pain, this is simply a small piece of what the profession really is capable of handling. Chiropractors not only treat soft and hard tissue problems such as sciatica and joint pain, but are largely called on to deal with more significant issues. Some of these issues include fibromyalgia, allergies, migraine and musculoskeletal headaches, chronic ear infections, infantile colic and many more.

bristol ri chiropractic client with lower back pain
dr mark alano back adjustment as a chiropractor in bristol ri
How does it work?

Chiropractic is based on the idea of removing imbalances both structural and postural in an effort to allow our body to heal itself. For this to happen the network of nerves and signals from your brain, down your spinal cord, to the network of nerves, must be allowed to flow freely without any interruption. Chiropractors have the unique ability and skill to remove these interruptions or subluxations (spinal misalignments) and allow the body to perform as it was meant to.

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, played a sport, fell down or just bumped into something too hard, it’s very possible that you are not functioning at your best due to a misalignment. While there are many potential mechanical or structural causes for misalignment, there are also chemical reasons. For instance, if you smoke or drink excessively or even just have a poor diet, the chemical issues in your body can eventually cause underlying conditions and disease to appear.

Allowing a chiropractor to get you back on track both chemically and structurally will bring your body back to the proper state it should be in to perform at it’s peak.

Exploring Upper Cervical Care and NUCCA

Dedicated to excellence in upper cervical chiropractic, Dr. Mark Alano at Coastal Chiropractic Group specializes in the NUCCA procedure, a precise, gentle technique that aligns the upper neck to support the entire body’s optimal health. This approach helps not just alleviate specific pains but enhances overall body function and wellness. Visit us in Bristol, RI, to experience how upper cervical care can transform your health!

Ready to dramatically improve the quality of your life?