According to a research study by Yasuhiko Takeda in Tottori Japan there is a cause an effect relationship between spinal misalignments and allergic conditions such as atopic dermatitis (AD), bronchial asthma (BA), pollinosis, hay fever, allergic coryza. As result of a treatment that involved spinal adjustment as treatment directed at improving spinal misalignment, misalignment and loss of curvature of 2,733 allergic disease patients who concurrently suffered from atopic dermatitis and bronchial asthma, it was shown that the allergy symptoms, such as skin eczema, skin itches, and asthma attack improved along with the reduction of chronic vertebral misalignment (CVM) or chronic vertebral subluxation.
As the result of a follow-up study of these 2,733 patients, it was found that the chronic vertebral misalignment improved toward normal. It was surmised that allergies, such as very severe atopic dermatitis and bronchial asthma, have a strong connection to severe chronic vertebral misalignment or subluxation, a multi-faced comparative study and detailed analysis was continued on patients with allergies and spinal curvature disappearance.
Citation: Y. Takeda & S. Arai: Relationship Between Vertebral Deformities And Allergic Diseases. The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery. 2004 Volume 2 Number 1
Research verification between visceral (organ) disease and immune dysfunction secondary to vertebral deformities has been put forward by chiropractic and various fields’ medical practitioners. This controlled study using vertebral correction treatment to reduce vertebral misalignments in patients with atopic dermatitis and bronchial asthma. Also discussed possible mechanisms for the relationship between visceral (organ) and immune dysfunction and vertebral deformities (and misalignment).
360 atopic dermatitis patients were divided into six groups in the treatment frequency to compare a treatment effect. Decreased adrenal cortex functions of 1,699 atopic dermatitis patients and bronchial asthma patients were found. The spinal condition of 1,028 atopic dermatitis patients and bronchial asthma patients was investigated to consider the relationship between the allergic disease and the spinal misalignments.
Spinal adjustments were given to 906 bronchial asthma patients and 1,827 atopic dermatitis patients and determined the treatment effect. Among 120 atopic dermatitis patients who received spinal correction treatments every day, 106 showed improvement in skin itching and 86 showed improvement in skin condition. Among 240 atopic dermatitis patients who did not receive spinal correction treatments every day, we could not obtain a sure treatment effect.
Observation of the daily quantity change of adrenal cortex hormone secretion to 1,699 patients, the adrenal cortex function of these patients may be decreased. We obtained over 70 percent improvement in allergic symptoms by using spinal adjustments. We found that vertebral misalignment is a common and characteristic finding in patients with atopic dermatitis and bronchial asthma.
According to the results of this study the possibility may be considered that chronic nerve compression (or “pinching”) is secondary to vertebral deformity in the thoracic region and had a significant effect on the immune function of atopic dermatitis and bronchial asthma patients. The adrenal cortex functions of these allergy patients may be in the chronic decline condition with this chronic nerve compression. A sure treatment effect cannot be obtained without considering the nature and the function of the autonomous nerves.
They were able to obtain significant alleviation of these diseases by improvement of the neurotripsy (nerve “pinching” or subluxation) caused by the chronically narrowed intervertebral foraminae from the 8th to the 10th thoracic vertebra. This is the innervation to the adrenal glands and adrenal cortex impacted by changes in the vertebrae caused by vertebral misalignment in the thoracic region. This was commonly present in allergic disease patients.
There is a high possibility that allergic disease relates to the innervation of organs that relate to the immune function which are affected by changes in the vertebrae caused by the chronic vertebral misalignment. There is a high possibility that a preventive effect and significant reduction of the improvement period can be obtained by reinforcing and improving the muscles supporting the main axis. There is high possibility that the adrenal cortex secretion’s function of allergic diseases patients is declining slightly.
There is an expectation of alleviation and prevention of development of symptoms by correcting the changes in the vertebrae caused by chronic vertebral misalignment, which is common in allergic disease patients.
There is an expectation of reduction of the improvement period, prevention of the disease, reduction of side effects of drugs by using a treatment that combines spinal adjustments with traditional medical treatment.
Atopic dermatitis and bronchial asthma patients with severe symptoms have suffered from very frequent itches and asthma attacks. In order to alleviate these severe conditions, these patients have dealt with the particular disease symptoms with medicines such as adrenocorticoid hormone drugs (steroids like cortisone, hydrocortisone, dexamethasone, triamcinolone, fluocinonide, clobetasol) and, antihistamines, and immunosuppressants. What many patients don’t realize is that even topical steroids are absorbed into the body and repeated use over time can create diminished adrenal function resulting in adrenal fatigue which often manifests as insomnia, afternoon fatigue and sugar/carbohydrate cravings.
If you have chronic allergic conditions such as atopic dermatitis (AD), bronchial asthma (BA), pollinosis, hay fever, allergic coryza, eczema, allergic rhinitis, pollinosis or other allergies: call your Maitland Chiropractor today 407-629-5333.
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May 17, 2011 - 4:18 pm
It is amazing that misalignment can be a cause of allergies. Who would have thought? But chiropractic care can help alot of malladies.