How are you feeling today? Whether you realize it or not, that is a loaded question. Despite how you might be feeling, your body may be singing a different tune. That’s why symptoms are useful. Symptoms are your body’s natural way of signaling that something is clearly wrong. The downside to symptoms is by the time they appear it is often too late to prevent the problem. Moreover, the tricky aspect of symptoms is they don’t always show up. Basing your health and wellness on your symptoms is not wise because symptoms are unreliable and misleading.
For the most part, people visit a chiropractor when they are experiencing pain or discomfort. Patients don’t see the need to schedule a chiropractic appointment when they are feeling fine and dandy. That’s because most patients forget that an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure.
Chiropractors do more than help heal musculoskeletal conditions, such as back pain. In general, chiropractors take a holistic approach to healthcare by utilizing various techniques in order to prevent pain, injury, and disease. This integrative approach to health and wellness includes chiropractic adjustments, physiotherapy, electrical stimulation, stretches, exercises, nutritional and lifestyle counseling. Through these different forms of treatment, chiropractors are able to treat the whole person rather than the symptoms.
Though chiropractic care might seem like a ‘new age’ alternative to healthcare, it has actually been around for over 100 years. Today, chiropractic are is one of the most common and comprehensive forms of alternative treatment. So if you’re searching for a hands-on, non-invasive, and drug-free way to manage your pain, think of chiropractic care as the ‘all natural’ means to a life of health, wellness, and vivacity.
4 Reasons to make chiropractic apart of your daily life
As previously mentioned, chiropractic care extends beyond the mending of musculoskeletal conditions. Here are four reason you should make regular visits to your chiropractor.
1.) Decreased Stress
Chiropractic can be viewed as a mind-body therapy. Due to a combination of factors, chiropractic care has the ability to relieve and reduce stress by increasing relaxation, decreasing muscle tension, improving circulation, and realigning the vertebrae of the spine. By eliminating stress from your mind and body, chiropractic care helps cure you of muscle aches, headaches, fatigue, and more.
2.) Improved Digestion
One key objective of chiropractic care is to restore the link between your gut and brain. Some of the most common digestive problems chiropractors encounter are IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), constipation, and food intolerances. These conditions are tied to factors such as, increased inflammation, high stress, poor posture, a sedentary lifestyle, and poor diet. Through the art and science of spinal manipulation, soft tissue therapy, exercise, stretches, along with nutritional counseling, chiropractors are able to restore and maintain the nerve communication between your digestive tract and brain.
3.) Fewer Headaches
Studies show that chiropractic care is one of the most effective methods for treating headaches and migraines. The primary way chiropractic care helps take care of headaches is through spinal manipulation (adjustment). Through the low-impact force, chiropractors are able to restore mobility and functionality to the joints and vertebrae of the neck.
4.) Less Joint Pain
Chiropractic adjustments are the main mode doctors of chiropractic relieve patients of joint pain and discomfort, such as neck stiffness, osteoarthritis, frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, and sciatic nerve pain. Studies point to chiropractic as one of the most effective and efficient forms of treatment for relieving joint pain.
This article barely scratches the surface of the benefits of chiropractic care. Chiropractic is a broad form of alternative healthcare. There are endless benefits, multiple areas of expertise, and many different forms of treatment. Having said that, if you would like to learn more or schedule an appoint at Hamby Chiropractic & Wellness, contact our office by phone (912-826-4444) or visit our website.
Take care of it with chiropractic care.