The Chiropractic Healing Center of Los Gatos Newsletter

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 The Chiropractic Healing Center of Los Gatos
20 S. Santa Cruz Avenue, Suite 207
Los Gatos CA 95030
Phone: 408-354-5645
Fax: 408-354-5945



Thomas M Mosca D.C
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Chiropractic Provides Relief from Major Depression
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Chiropractic Provides Relief from Major Depression

46-year old man overcame his major depression and increased his quality of life after chiropractic care.

A case study published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research credits regular chiropractic care with helping a 46-year old man overcome his major depression and increase his quality of life. The study documents the important role chiropractic care can play in the management of depressions.

More than 15 million American adults are diagnosed with mood disorders every year, which include major depression, Dysthymia and Bipolar Disorder. The disease is usually treated with antidepressants, according to the study, but the quality of life of people who are clinically depressed is subdued by the medications. Many experience unwanted side effects.

In this particular study, a 46-year old man suffered from major depression and was taking an antidepressant with unwanted side effects, such as decrease in his sex drive, dizziness, muscle weakness and insomnia. A chiropractic evaluation revealed that he had suffered physical trauma in the past, which led to vertebral subluxations. A subluxation is a condition in which the body is unable to function properly because of interferences with the nervous system, and the condition may be corrected with chiropractic adjustments.

The patient had a total of 34 adjustments done on various parts of his spine over a period of 11 months. After the first visit, his dizziness subsided, and he experienced a decrease in lower back and neck pain. After three visits, he felt less anxious and fatigued and reported an increase in muscle strength. Over time, his depression significantly improved, and he was eating healthier.

Previous studies have shown a correlation between injury or trauma to the spine and the onset of social disorders, in addition to biochemical changes in the brain.

A healthy spine is vital to your health, to your overall state of well being and thus to your quality of life.


  About our Practice
  
We offer gentle, safe, natural, chiropractic care centered on the individual needs of each patient. Dr. Tom focuses on pain relief, corrective and preventive care with emphasis on soft tissue techniques. He has incredible knowledge and sense of humor that makes complex information easier to understand. You are able to walk away feeling better with a deeper understanding of your physical well-being.