It’s a proven fact that’s been shown by not only facts and studies, but also right in my very office before my very eyes. Sure, chiropractic helps spinal pain and chronic pain and even prevents injuries, but makes you SEXIER? Let’s hear more about that! Here are my top 10 reasons that chiropractic creates sexy people.
Curves are sexy, right? We all know that. The hourglass of a lady’s figure or the eye-catching V-shaped man are undeniably sexy. But our spines also have four separate curves, and when these curves are well-adjusted with chiropractic, they are downright delectable! Now, let’s get specific here.
The low back is a very sexy place. It’s a private area that’s usually hidden - like the midriff but sexier. Despite the fact that it’s become an area for tramp-stamp tattoos and the like, tramps can still be pretty alluring. The low back, when the curve is appropriately adjusted will show off the backside as well as balance the entire upper body and torso without threat of herniated discs. To protect your low back, it is important to do core strengthening exercises - which also lead to stronger muscles and a more ideal weight. How’s that for sexy?
2. All the right curves - midback
How sexy are shoulders? A sign of confidence and strength, the shoulders when held back project independence and openness. A healthy curve in the thoracic spine only accentuates this. Many people develop a flattening (or reversal) of this curve. This can create bulging discs, sharp pain, trouble breathing, and interference with organ function. It also looks terrible! Who wants a collapsed, dejected looking date? Nobody. Bring those shoulders back and your sexiness increases immediately! Adjust the curve and hello gorgeous.
3. All the right curves - neck
How about a long, graceful neck or the confidence that shines through a person who keeps their head up and provides ample eye-contact. Being engaged in conversation and looking interested are sure-fire ways to be sexier. People like people who like them back. We are attracted to people who are interested in us. And who doesn’t like to be listened to and validated when someone takes the time to talk to you? A supportive cervical curve does this for you - balances the head and allows for plenty of movement.
So get your curves adjusted to immediately look more confident, taller, interested, and overall sexier!
It’s been proven that a great deal of beauty and attractiveness is found in symmetrical features. According to Germany’s University of Leipzig, both humans and animals find symmetrical features attractive. This is believed to be a way to pick out a mate with good genes who is free of disease and defects. Chiropractors are always looking for symmetry! Bringing the body into alignment is what we do best! With adjustments and soft tissue work, releasing tight muscles and correcting subluxated joints brings back symmetry and with it, an ability to turn heads.
Adjustments to the spine and extremities as well as soft tissue release allows your body to relax. Less tightness means less fidgeting and shifting. Pain will definitely make you more restless, but this effect is seen in people who aren’t even in pain. When the body is adjusted, the nerves that flow through the spinal column have less tension on them. When the bones are aligned, the signals from the brain have less traffic to fight through to get to their destinations. If you think of your body as a machine full of wires and tubes, when those wires and tubes get knotted up or kinked, they don’t work as well, and the result is a machine that under-performs. When the knots and kinks are taken out, the machine performs at optimum levels with less friction. This gets communicated in body language with less tension in the muscles, a calm and relaxed demeanor, more graceful movements, better balance, etc. You may not notice it, but anyone looking at you will! People who can relax and be comfortable immediately draw attention - they have poise and seem more charming. People are more generous and nicer to interact with when they’re relaxed as well.
6. The brain is the biggest sexual organ
And speaking of how chiropractic works on your nerves - it also works on your brain. A well adjusted spine creates less interference between the brain and the body, therefore extra brain power can be used for imagination, conversation, and computation. Every irritation the body receives is transmitted to the brain, but only 10% of the signals (interpreted as pain) reach the brain. Could you imagine how different you would feel with that chatter lessened by even a third? Maybe you’d have time to write that novel or get creative in the bedroom. Intelligence is prized as being one of the top sexy personality characteristics. No one wants a brain-dead date.
7. Caring about your health is something sexy people do
People who get their monthly tune-up at the chiropractor are probably more health-conscious people. They go to the gym or do yoga. They do their stretches and floss. Just like getting your oil changed, keeping your spine strong and flexible is important. How much do you spend per month for upkeep on things like your car or your house? Why not your body? People who remember to take care of themselves are quite sexy. They’re probably more attractive just from a hygienic standpoint. And let’s face it, we like people with nice smiles and fresh breath who don’t sweat at the drop of hat. It’s pleasant to be around pleasant looking and smelling people with beautiful spines.
8. Chiropractors create sexier people
When you go to your chiropractor, you are surrounded by positive health messages. You may be asked about your diet, your smoking habits, or whether or not you did your stretches. Or you may just be reading the posters on the walls about your body. If you listen to these messages at all, you’re doing these things at home more than you would otherwise. You are by definition healthier. By going to the chiropractor, you pledge to be a better, healthier person. And healthy is very sexy.
9. Being nice is very sexy
People who are not in pain are much nicer people. Ask anyone who has ever had a disc bulge or been in chronic pain. It’s very difficult to be nice to people. People with chronic pain have less synthesis of serotonin transporters and opioid receptors - this means the body’s natural ability to produce neurotransmitters to down-regulate pain and bring the mood up are compromised. Chiropractic has long been used to deal with pain as the chiropractic adjustment creates mechanical movement that interferes with the brain’s ability to perceive pain - it’s similar to the idea that when you bump your elbow and get sharp pain, rubbing the elbow makes the pain less intense. Get out of chronic pain without the chronic medication side-effects, and you’ll be a nicer, sexier person.
Flexibility is definitely sexy. Many jokes are made about contortionists and yogis and how their ability to be flexible provides for better sex, but there is truth behind the hilarity. Being flexible (especially in the hips) is necessary not only for those hips that wiggle when you walk, but actual performance when it comes down to having sex. Limber hips are a huge asset. Having your low back and sacrum in the right place is essential to correct locomotion. When your sacroiliac joints (those are the ones below the cute little dimples people get just below their low back) are not aligned, your legs are functionally different lengths and this will throw off your walk and wiggle. When the hips aren’t aligned, the low back won’t be aligned either, and when the low back is out, so is the midback and eventually the neck. You can start reading this article over again if you forgot why the right neck, mid- and low back curves are essential sexy spots. Your chiropractic adjustments relieve torque and malpositioning of bones which allow the muscles to return to their optimal positions and function in balance with the muscles around them. This contributes to increased flexibility and therefore to not only the whispers when they see you walk, but the wow when they see what you really got!
So grab yourself a cool drink or cold shower and then hurry on over to your local chiropractic office. Your instant sexiness upgrade awaits you - no gym membership or cosmetic surgery required. Walk tall. Be proud. Take good care of yourself and your inner alignment will radiate your sexiness outward!
Dr Casey Swann is a chiropractor working at Cold Spring Healing Arts in Cold Spring, NY. She obtained her doctorate in April 2012 at Southern California University of Health Sciences and is full body Active Release Technique certified. She recently became a certified Gut and Psychology Syndrome clinician. Her purpose in life is to inspire as many people as possible to take active responsibility for their health and well-being. Contact her at her website www.swannchiro.com or call 914-772-8685.
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By The Editors Of Psychiatric Times Interview Vladimir Maletic, MD