The Benefits of Chiropractic Care
Like so many people, we often think that chiropractic care is limited to pain relief. But the truth is there are so many other benefits to regular chiropractic care. Our spine protects our nervous system. When the spine is out of alignment, it can affect the immune system and circulatory system, causing you to have pain and experience many symptoms, such as headaches and frequent sickness.
Let’s take a look at some of the other benefits of chiropractic care,
It will strengthen your immune system. A misalignment will interfere with the communication between your brain and the immune system. This reduces the defense against bacteria and viruses, which is why you’re getting sick frequently.
It can lower your blood pressure. An adjustment targets the nerves that affect your blood pressure and has been known to help stabilize blood pressure.
You’ll be able to breathe better. Your lungs are controlled by nerve function, and misalignment can cause asthma.
An improvement with your digestion. Stomach problems, such as gas, heartburn, and acid reflux, can be eliminated.
Understanding Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care focuses on the root cause of your symptoms. Unlike traditional medicine that wants to treat the symptoms with medication rather than uncover the underlying cause of migraines, acid reflux, food sensitivities, asthma, or any other illness.
We’ve helped thousands find healing from the pain of herniated discs, pinched nerves, sports injuries, and sciatica. We’ve also helped people find relief from anxiety, depression, and stress. Your overall health and wellbeing is something that is important to heal both physically and mentally.
Our bodies have the ability to heal itself and prevent further sickness, but only when it’s functioning properly. And when our spines are misaligned, it causes an interference with the function, and with the use of our non-invasive techniques, chiropractic care can help promote the self-healing process.
Helping the Body to Function Optimally
In order for your body to function properly, the nervous system has to function properly. It controls every aspect of your body. So when there is any interference, your body will respond with pain, inflammation, and sickness. This is why you’ve been getting sick frequently, having problems eating or keeping the weight off, why you lack energy, have problems sleeping, and having headaches.
This results from a misalignment, and by correcting the spine, you’ll find that everything begins to work as it should. You’re able to fight off sickness, get to sleep easier, have more energy, and overall you feel better.
Stress and Your Spine
Every day brings some type of stress, whether it’s work, heavy lifting, bad news, or sleepless nights. The fact is that stress causes our bodies to react negatively. When we feel stressed, our body goes into defensive mode and produces hormones. These hormones cause our muscles to tense up, and when they are tense for any length of time, it will result in pain, whether it’s your upper back, lower back, or neck.
The more pain we feel, and the more stressed we become. It’s a vicious cycle.
Through chiropractic treatments, you’ll be able to reduce the tension in your muscles, eliminate the pain, and reduce stress. Some of the most commonly used treatments for stress are spinal adjustments and massage therapy.
Getting your Adjustment
Spinal adjustments are also referred to as spinal manipulation and are the most common form of treatment to realign your spine. In order to do this, you’ll lie down on the table, and the chiropractor will use their hand to put your spine back in alignment using a controlled amount of force. Depending on the severity of your condition, it’s likely that you’ll need to have a few visits in order to align your spine successfully.
Our Many Areas of Focus
The overall goal of chiropractic care is the health of your whole body, and your nervous system is in control of the function of every aspect of your body.
Did you know that your body has the ability to self heal itself? But when it's out of alignment, it’s not able to function optimally, and you experience symptoms of pain, discomfort, and sickness. The health of your spine often determines your overall health. While it’s not the only component to living a healthy life, it is one of the most important, coupled with eating healthy and exercising. And it’s why we offer nutritional counseling and exercise programs with our treatment plans.
Signs That Your Body is Out of Alignment
There are many areas of your body that will be affected by a misalignment, and while some of them may be noticeable, you probably never knew how it affects your life and health. Here are some of the signs that your body is out of alignment,
Pain is the most common. It’s likely you’ll have frequent headaches, joint pain, muscle aches, and back pain.
Shoes that wear out unevenly. When our spine is misaligned, your body is out of alignment, and you can see the effects of this when you lie straight, and one leg is longer than the other, or your one shoe wears out quicker than the other.
Limited motion in your neck. You’ve probably experienced neck stiffness from sleeping the wrong way, and while this will be similar pain, the major difference is that it doesn’t go away.
Frequently getting sick. If it seems like you get any sickness that you’re subjected to, it’s likely your poor immune system is because of a misalignment.
A Healthy Lifestyle is Within Reach
You cannot depend on medication alone to offer you a healthy life. In order to be healthy, your body needs to have the ability to fight off sickness, and you need to be active. Eating the right foods and exercising is essential to obtaining this, but if your body isn’t able to absorb the nutrients and you have limited mobility in your joints, these are both impossible. These are things that can only be obtained when your body is functioning properly.
You no longer need to live a life filled with pain and sickness. Nor do you need to take medications daily just to feel better. Through chiropractic care, you have an opportunity not only to feel better but also to improve the quality of your life.
If you're ready to finally feel better and start enjoying the things you used to, then give us a call today.
Chiropractic care isn’t only for your neck and back. It offers many health benefits that will improve the quality of your life.
A chiropractic adjustment is also referred to as an adjustment or spinal manipulation and is used to realign the spine.
While most people don’t have any side effects, some people have some soreness that lasts between 24 to 48 hours.
Depending on your condition, after just a few visits, you’ll begin to feel better, and symptoms will start to go away.
Chiropractic care should be an ongoing treatment, but the number of times you go will depend on the type of treatment. If you’ve experienced an injury, you may start by going three times a week for a few weeks. But in order to maintain a healthy spine, you’d only come once or twice a year.
There is no limit to the conditions chiropractic care can treat. You’ll get relief from back pain, headaches, migraines, asthma, fibromyalgia, stress, and anxiety, weakened immune systems, blood pressure, and so much more.
If you’ve been experiencing chronic fatigue, pain, lack of energy, stomach issues, migraines, difficulty losing weight, stress, or anxiety, you should give us a call.
If you want to live a life free from pain, discomfort, and sickness, it will be worth seeing a chiropractor.
Chiropractic is finding the correct treatment plan that will treat your specific pain and improve the overall health of your body so that it can function at its best. This is achieved by removing the interference to the communication between your body and the nervous system.