Structural health involves the structure of the body: in what way the
spine is aligned or misaligned and what muscles are strong or weak.
Massage and chiropractic adjustments directly address this element.
Chemical health has generally been considered the domain of the medical
profession, who attempt to control various aspects of human life through
drugs. It is also, however, concerned with what chemicals are being
consumed by your body – what you eat or drink and what substances are
being breathed such as tobacco or smog. We work with detoxification
programs and nutritional supplementation to help your chemical health.
Mental health has been shown more and more to affect and be effected by
the structure and chemical health of a person. Fun activities can get
rid of a headache or change your biochemistry at a cellular level,
postural or chemical changes can affect your mood. Applied
Kinesthiology techniques can address a person’s health from a mental as
well as a physical direction.
By viewing an individual as a Total Person, rather than overspecializing
and only trying to address a person’s health from a single side of the
triad, Gerckens Chiropractic is much more effective at helping our