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  A Word From Dr. Kenneth O. Logan B.S.,D.C.



Dear Patient,
Thank you for considering Chiropractic from the Logan Chiropractic Life Center. As my other patients will attest, I have dedicated my life's work to restoring their normal body functions through the Chiropractic adjustment. Chiropractic is considered an alternative method of natural health care. We do not prescribe drugs or perform surgery. Both drugs and surgery are prescribed by the medical profession with such routine frequency that we have come to accept their application without question. Yet drug side-effects and possible dependency, as well as the dangers inherent in any type of surgery, are indications that these methods should be used only as a last resort after conservative methods have been tried. Chiropractic is a safe method of spinal adjustment, which allows your body to heal itself. My patients can tell you how well it works for them. We're excited to have you experience the healthcare miracle we call Chiropractic.

What do we do?
When the nerves in your spine become irritated, they cause an increase or decrease of blood to the various parts of the body. Dr. Logan removes the physical irritation to the injured nerves causing the body to be more relaxed. We do this without drugs or surgery by making sure your body is properly balanced. Through the use of the Chiropractic Adjustment Dr. Logan will gently realign your vertebrae to their normal positions (zone of flexibility) allowing the pinched nerves to heal. Symptoms may then be alleviated (the first thing to leave), and your body's normal functions can become restored.


Spinal Examination Findings
Your present physical condition is investigated during your initial examination. A series of x-rays may be taken to determine the "big picture" of spinal alignment and nerve condition, to rule out other conditions and to rule out degenerative, deteriorating conditions that may be affecting the health of your spine.Additional testing of muscle tone with a FDA approved device called a surface EMG, postural imbalances, muscle strength and digital range of motion devices (pictured above) all help to determine what your particular spinal health problem may be caused from.

Can Chiropractic Help Me?
Only a Doctor of Chiropractic can determine the answer to that question for certain, but here are some examples of the types of patients we commonly see in our office:

HEADACHES, BACKACHE & NECK INJURIES: All are nerve-related conditions, which respond extremely well to chiropractic.

ON-THE-JOB INJURIES: Low back injury from improper lifting, is the nation's # 1 occupational hazard.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS: Seek chiropractic care immediately after being involved in an accident. Early diagnosis and treatment can reduce the risk of serious, permanent injury. Studies have determined that aggressive mobilizations of the injured areas resolve the damage due to the impact (even as low as eight to ten MPH) quicker, more effectively, and longer lasting than any other form of treatment or therapy - mechanical or chemical!

SPORTS INJURIES: Regular chiropractic care can keep your body in top condition and give you the competitive edge. Evander Holyfield, Arnold Schwartzneger, Jane Fonda, and Mary Lou Retton (to name a few) receive regular chiropractic care.

CHILDREN: Chiropractic is extremely effective in treating such seemingly unrelated symptoms such as asthma, bed-wetting, colic and fevers.

PREGNANCY: Chiropractic offers drug-free relief from the back pain, neck pain, leg pain and headaches associated with pregnancy. Even the unborn child can reap the benefits of chiropractic.

SENIOR CITIZENS: The Federal Government recognizes the benefits of chiropractic and covers treatment through Medicare benefits. While some doctors no longer accept Medicare coverage, Logan Chiropractic Life Ctrs. Does.

INSURANCE COVERAGE: Chiropractic doesn't cost, it pays. Most insurance will cover chiropractic treatment. The Logan Clinic's insurance department can work with you employer or insurance company to determine the extent of your coverage.

CHIROPRACTIC WORKS AND THAT'S WHAT COUNTS! You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.


What exactly IS Chiropractic?
Your brain is the "computer" that controls every function of your body. It sends signals through the spinal cord and its nerve extensions to your muscles and organs. Every move you make and every function your body performs all occur because of impulses directed from the brain through the spinal cord. Your spinal cord is protected by your spinal column, which is made up of individual vertebrae; each separated by a cushioning disc. Nerves exit from the spinal column and network out to all your muscles and organs. When your spinal column is subjected tunusual stress, such as an accident, poor posture, or long-term tension, the vertebrae can slip out of position and "pinch a nerve." The term for this condition is a SUBLUXATION . This can cause symptoms of backache, tingling in the arms and legs, headaches, fatigue, improper digestion and other organ dysfunction. When the nerves in your spine become irritated, they cause an increase or decrease of blood to the various parts of the body. Chiropractic locates these subluxations and through gentle adjustments can restore your body's normal functions. With nerve passage open and regulatory impulses free to pass, your body's miraculous nervous system can heal you without drugs. One final word about drugs. Pain medication is designed to mask symptoms, not cure causes. If your car began making a loud knocking noise, would you turn up the radio until you couldn't hear the noise and then consider the car fixed? Of course not, yet that is essentially what painkillers are designed to do. Chiropractic finds the root of the cause, and relieves your pain by solving the problem, not masking the symptoms.