"People who receive regular chiropractic adjustments have immune system competency that is 200% greater than those who don't." One of the most important studies showing the positive effect chiropractic care can have on the immune system and general health was performed by Ronald Pero, Ph.D., chief of cancer prevention research at New York's Preventive Medicine Institute and professor of medicine at New York University. In his initial 3 year study of 107 individuals who had been under chiropractic care for 5 years or more, the chiropractic patients had a 200% greater immune competence than people who had not received chiropractic care. The Chiropractic Journal, August 1989.
While a personal choice, I have decided to not have flu shots with the belief that keeping the immune system strong with rest, exercise, proper nutrition and regular Chiropractic adjustments is a better choice than putting chemicals into my system.
Kimball A. Wong, D.C. is a health educator and will share topics regarding health issues that may effect the lives of our community.