Chiropractors have know for years through first hand experience that spinal adjustments to specific vertebrae can directly affect how internal organs function. For example, adjusting the vertebrae in the lower mid back can improve the function of the kidneys and bladder.
In a recent study, lead by George Bakris, MD, chiropractic adjustments performed by Marshall Dickholtz, Sr, DC had, on average, reduced blood pressure in 25 patients compared to the 25 research subjects who were given a sham adjustment. According to Dr. Bakris, “This procedure has the effect of not one, but two blood pressure medications given in combination. We saw no side effects or problems”. To read the original article click on the link below.