5 Reasons to See a Chiropractor
Our bodies are incredible. They allow us to explore and interact with the world around us, and they also heal and perform so many functions without us even knowing. Unfortunately, even the most active and health
y people get aches, pains, and ailments they can’t explain. Chiropractors endeavor to help your body heal itself in a natural way, by restoring the balance of your nervous system. Chiropractors replace traditional medical care with the time-honored practice of aligning the spine and allowing your nervous system to do the work of healing your illness or injury. This kind of care is still met with widespread criticism even though it has been around much longer than what we consider modern western medicine.
Most people who have received chiropractic care will probably recall the cracking and popping of joints, stretching and possibly the use of other tools like tuning forks. Because this type of care does not rely on potent medications consistency in both appointments and any home regimen your doctor gives you is key. Chiropractors can also help with some more unexpected things that people may not be aware of. Continue reading to see a breakdown of some of these things and how they can benefit you.
-May prevent Surgery:
The goal of chiropractic care is to identify the root of the health problems you are having and allowing your body to heal itself. With an approach that encompasses your whole body, it allows you to take healing into your own hands and make the lifestyle adjustments necessary to avoid a costly surgery. Chiropractic treatment also goes beyond the office with a regimen that begins at home with exercises and other activities that allow you to be in control of your own healing journey.
-Improved Immune System:
We are bombarded with marketing and advertisements for supplements that will improve our immune function and give us healthier lives for longer periods of time. What is not discussed on a regular basis is the fact that Chiropractic care has been boosting immune system performance and overall health since it’s conception.
The main reason Chiropractic care is so effective at boosting immune function is that the immune system, nervous system, and spine all work in conjunction with each other to fight viruses and protect your health. When your spine is aligned and your nervous system is functioning at optimal levels you will see that you are getting sick less often and when you do get sick you will remain sick for a shorter amount of time.
-Help with sinus congestion and allergies:
Along with any cold or allergy comes the inevitable sinus pressure and swelling that can really disrupt our lives and cause major discomfort. This may surprise you but some Chiropractors may not start with an adjustment to treat sinus pressure but tell you to avoid certain foods that may be further inflaming your sinuses.
After diet changes have been discussed your Chiropractor will be able to tell you based on some tests whether your sinus pressure is associated with mucus, an upper sinus blockage or cranial bone misalignment.