There is a growing body of evidence that wellness care provided by doctors of chiropractic may reduce health care costs, improve health behaviours, and enhance patient perceived quality of life. Until recently however, little was known about how chiropractic adjustments affected the chemistry of biological process on a cellular level.
In a landmark study published in the journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research, chiropractors collaboration with researchers at the University of Lund found the chiropractic care could influence basic physiological processes affecting oxidative stress and DNA repair. These findings offer a scientific explanation for the positive health benefits reported by patients receiving chiropractic care.
C Kent Chiropractic adjustments, oxidative stress and DNA repair Illuminate 2001 vol 2