The Body's Check Engine Light

AUG 14, 2022

What is the body's check engine light?
Symptoms are the body's check engine light. They make us aware of a problem.
What is the body's check engine light that you shouldn't ignore?
All symptoms shouldn't be ignored. It is important we listen to our body.
How to care for our body's check engine light?
The best way to care for the body's check engine light is to find out why your body is giving you the symptom.


Hello everyone. This is Dr. Aaron Seaton with The Chiropractic Place. This week's video is about chiropractic and the check engine light in your car. So when you're driving around in your car, if your check engine light comes on, most people understand that means, "Hey, there could be a problem," and that's a warning sign, right? "Hey, this is what's going on. You might want to take a look at this". Well, our body has a check engine light as well, and sometimes we feel pain because there's something underlying going on, and our body is saying, "Hey, there's a problem here," maybe you're feeling neck pain or headaches or low back pain, and that is a signal. So what do a lot of people do? Well, a lot of people will take some over-the-counter medication pain reliever. "I'm just gonna take this ibuprofen or Tylenol." In essence, what you're doing is you're shutting off the symptom. That's no different than if I... Well, check the engine lights on. I'm just going to put a piece of duct tape over that check engine light, so I don't see it.

Did that fix my engine? Not really. It just covered up the engine light, so I don't have to see it, right? Like many times when taking pain medications, we're masking the problem. We're covering up the symptom. Now we're all human beings. If we're in horrible pain, I get it. We all have a tap-out point where we need something to take the edge off. I totally get it, but a lot of those everyday The Chiropractic Place.

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