For the most part, when people think about chiropractic, they usually relate it to back and neck pain. And rightfully so. Chiropractors specialize in restoring the spine to a properly aligned state. In doing so, they are able to treat back and neck pain by relieving excess pressure on nearby nerves. But in addition to addressing issues of the spine, chiropractic care can also benefit people with other health problems as well as aches and pains.
Treating the Real Problem
The reason chiropractic care is so effective is because instead of treating the symptoms of a disorder, it treats the cause. Spinal misalignment and subluxation can impact the entire body and cause a variety of issues ranging from pain to numbness to limited range of motion. By adjusting the spine and correcting the subluxations, chiropractors bring real relief.
Beyond the Back
But the scope of issues that chiropractic can help with goes beyond just back and neck problems. People with sleeping disorders, chronic headaches or migraines, and muscle stiffness can find a real solution in chiropractic. Chiropractors can also improve the overall health of patients who suffer from arthritis, bursitis, or joint problems in general (including shoulders, wrists, knees, hips, etc.).
Chiropractic is For…
Everyone! The great thing about chiropractic care is that it is non-invasive and does not involve medications. By restoring the body to the way it is meant to be, chiropractic positions the body to function properly and heal itself. Children, women who are pregnant, athletes, people with desk jobs, people who do a lot of manual labor, senior citizens, all of these people and more can benefit from chiropractic. Regular chiropractic care can be a valuable part of everyone’s health and wellness routine, because it is natural, restorative, non-invasive, and effective.
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Story Credit: Dr. Nicole Adamson Explains The Benefits Of Chiropractic Care By Dr. Nicole Adamson
Photo Credit: Jim Dubel Chiropractic by Michael Dorausch. Used under a Creative Commons license.
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