Kidney disease. It is has increased by 16% in the last decade, one in three Americans are at risk of developing kidney disease, As many as 2 million Americans may have some form of undiagnosed chronic kidney disease, and 1 in 3 people are at an increased risk of getting it in the future. 80-90% of cases of chronic kidney disease may go unrecognized.
Kidney disease is an umbrella term used for any condition involving the kidneys that causes damage and reduced kidney function. This diminished kidney function is also called diminished kidney reserve, kidney insufficiency, or kidney failure (which technically is end-stage kidney disease).
The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that are situated towards the back of the abdominal cavity, just above your waist. The key role of the kidneys is to filter the blood by recognizing (through special sensors) imbalances within the blood and determining what stays and what does not.
Chiropractors treat patients after diagnosis to help relieve joint pain, stiffness, muscle spasms as well as reducing subluxations associated with organ dysfunction. Chiropractors have a great deal to offer ill patients by helping to restore and normalize nerve function and thereby facilitating the healing process.