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How Chiropractic Returned Function To Their Lives

“Well my trip was good, but my heartburn has been horrible!”

This patient in her mid-twenties had been adjusted at Dopps Chiropractic NE for a couple months. As we took care of her basic structure, the spine, we began to see evidence that her body was functioning better. 

Now, she was sitting on the table, her hand pressed unconsciously to her sternum. 

“I hadn’t really noticed, but I stopped taking my heartburn meds because it was so much better.” she said. “Now after being away and traveling for the summer, it’s back.” 

Together, we were able to were able to connect the dots, piecing together that her heartburn had disappeared while being adjusted, because her body was functioning better. While on vacation, she wasn’t being adjusted and had driven for hours, from Kansas to Colorado and New Mexico.

Posture in the car is frequently horrible; static and confined. The structure of the thoracic spine due to posturing from driving was the direct result of the heartburn coming back. Hours in a restricted space takes its toll and the vertebrae are unable to adapt, so they subluxate. 

Subluxation mean that the bone has shifted and is pressing on the nerves of the spinal column. This reduces the flow of information from the brain to the other systems of the body, resulting in reduced function…and symptoms like heartburn. 

We got our traveler adjusted, specifically and scientifically. After a few times, her body had innately resolved the heartburn issue and she was off the meds once again.

Function Over Feeling

At Dopps Chiropractic NE, Dr. Ryan and Dr. Denise Dopps practice principled chiropractic. We listen to details and symptoms that tell us if your body is functioning well or not. Because while we don’t want you to be in pain, your ability to function well is much more important to us. 

Studies scientifically show that chiropractic improves function. The word is out and awareness is growing. This Harvard Medical School article states, “Chiropractors manipulate the body’s alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help the body heal itself.”

At Dopps Chiropractic NE, our patients report their thyroid function is better, they have reduced or stopped taking pain pills and muscle relaxers, pregnant women see their swelling decreased, while other patients see their mobility and flexibility improve.

How you can get adjusted

If you are a patient of Dopps Chiropractic NE, but haven’t been adjusted in a while, click here to make an appointment. Drs. Ryan and Denise Dopps can’t wait to catch up with you and take care of you.

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If you are not in the Wichita area, reach out to us at and we will use our broad network to help find a principled chiropractor near you. 


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