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How Autopsies proved Chiropractic Care!

1.21.2019 - Author: Upper Cervical Chiropractic of Spartanburg

When Dr. Hendry Windsor, M.D. realized that people were getting better under chiropractic care, he attempted to answer his own question, "How do they [chiropractors] get people better?" It's been said that his motive was to disprove the theory of chiropractic, as he couldn't understand how a subluxation can or does exist and affects the body in different ways. 

Therefore, he used the principle of chiropractic that when following a nerve to it's connected organ, he would find a diseased organ if the nerve had pressure on it. He did this in three separate studies, dissecting 75 human cadavers and 22 cat cadavers. In 97 subjects, he found a total of 221 diseased organs. 

His objective was to locate diseased organs and determine if the spinal nerves which control those organs were affected. This is what Dr Windsor wrote: "[Of the 221 diseased organs] 212 were observed to belong to the same sympathetic (nerve) segments as the vertebrae in curvature. These figures cannot be expected to exactly coincide for an organ may receive sympathetic filaments (nerve endings) from several spinal segments.” He determined that a 95.9% correlation between a minor misalignment in the spine and a diseased organ exists. The following misalignments were noted:
Misalignments in the upper thoracic spine (T1-5):

Heart Disease100% correlation between the diseased heart and the nerves which control the heart. All 20 cases of heart and pericardium conditions had the upper five thoracic vertebrae misaligned.

Lung Disease100% correlation between the diseased lung and the nerves which control the lung. All 26 cases of lung disease had spinal misalignments of the upper thoracic spine.

Misalignments in the mid-thoracic spine (T5-9):

Stomach Disease100% correlation between the diseased stomach and the nerves which control the stomach. All 9 cases of stomach disease had misalignments in the mid-thoracic spine.

Liver Disease100% correlation between the diseased liver and the nerves which control the liver. All 13 cases of liver disease had misalignments in the mid-thoracic spine.

Gallstones100% correlation between the diseased gallbladder and the nerves which control the gallbladder. All 5 cases of gallstone disease had misalignments in the mid-thoracic spine.

Pancreas100% correlation between the diseased pancreas and the nerves which control the pancreas. All 3 cases of pancreas disease had misalignments in the mid-thoracic spine.

Spleen100% correlation between the diseased spleen and the nerves which control the spleen. All 11 cases of spleen disease had misalignments in the mid-thoracic spine.

Misalignments in Upper Lumbar spine (L1-3)

Prostate and Bladder disease: 100% correlation between the diseased organ and the nerves which control that organ. All 8 cases of prostate and bladder disease had misalignments in the upper-lumber spine.

Uterus: 100% correlation between the diseased uterus and the nerves which control the uterus. Both of the 2 cases of uterine conditions had L2 misaligned.

 The central nervous system controls and coordinates all the functions of the human body. This statement is found on page 4 of the Grey's Anatomy Text book. 

This really drives home the importance of ensuring that the nervous system is healthy and functioning as close to 100% as possible. This is what I am, as a chiropractor, is trained to do.