Whenever anyone comes through the door of any doctor or health practitioner wanting some form of treatment, it is always because they feel that there is something "wrong" that needs attention. This universal and very reasonable fact has contributed to a whole philosophy of medicine based around pathology and illness, which is enshrined in our mainstream "healthcare" system. If you read or watch anything on "health" in the media, you will usually be confronted by a description of illness, disease and ill-health.
In fact, the paradigm of "health" as a progression of inevitable illness through life described above is NOT the only way of viewing the human body. There are other paradigms - based on principles of Health and Wellness as being our fundamental birthright.
Although this debate was originally about disease, the principles apply equally well to physical aspects of the body such as skeletal structure.
The principle of Health/Wellness ("Vitalism") is very useful when applied to treatment...