Aging may not be something most people like to talk about, but it is still happening every single day we are alive. As you get older and with each passing year your body goes through changes that affect every area of your body. You may look in the mirror and see that your hair is becoming thinner and grey, or you may have more joint pain when you go out to check the mailbox. Whatever the case may be, your body needs the help of diet, exercise and natural medicine to maintain optimal health through old age.
After a study done in 2012, the Center for Disease Control found life expectancy is continuing to rise in the US. With people living longer it is important to think about what you can do to age gracefully and keep your body performing at its absolute best throughout your life. A key part of keeping your body healthy is regular chiropractic care by a licensed practitioner. Chiropractic care has been practiced for more than 100 years and will help you to feel your best. Continue reading as we unpack some key benefits chiropractic care can unlock for the older generation.
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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 healthy 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. Continue reading “5 Reasons to See a Chiropractor” »
Chiropractic offices across the country have long been places where we go to soothe aches, realign our bodies and generally take care of our joints and muscles in a holistic way. A Chiropractor is an expert at using movements and pressure in strategic areas that encourage the body to heal itself. Chiropractic adjustments for infants are not as common of a practice, but there are just as many health benefits to an infant as there are to adults. We are going to break down some of those health benefits below and discuss why there are benefits in the long term for your baby.
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Most of us have probably grown up hearing that cracking your knuckles on a regular basis can lead to bony hands, big knuckles, and even arthritis. Or that hearing popping sounds coming from other joints is a sign of bigger issues. Rest assured that today we are going to take a look at a couple of the myths surrounding not only knuckle cracking but joint popping in general and then pair those myths with actual facts. Sound good? Let’s get started.
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Older adults begin to face unique health struggles that Chiropractic care is specially equipped to address. Older people suffer from arthritis, decreased flexibility, brittle bones, poor balance and joint degeneration. Regular visits with a chiropractor can enhance the lives of elderly patients in 5 specific ways.
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