Chiropractic care has officially been around since the 1890s. Chiropractic care may also be called chiropractic adjustments or spinal manipulation. It is a procedure done by a chiropractor, who is a properly trained and licensed doctor. The procedure focuses on the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine. It is generally considered safe since there is no use of drugs or surgery. There are many benefits associated with chiropractic care.
Benefits of Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care offers a wide range of benefits. These benefits include:
- Alleviating neck and back pain (most common)
- Improved immune system
- More energy
- Better Asthma control
- Improved digestion
- Better balance
- Excellent sleep
- Improved joint mobility and function
- Reduced musculoskeletal discomfort
- Enhanced physical and athletic performance
- Inflammation reduction
How Does Chiropractic Care Assist with These Benefits
Improved Immune System– Chiropractic care restores the function of your nerves which are vital for them to operate the way they should. This has a significant impact on the immune system directly.
More energy– With all of us working, exercising, and leading a busy life in general, the body becomes sore, joints and muscles tense up, and become inflamed. With chiropractic care, the discomfort is reduced giving you a vitality boost.
Better asthma control– Spinal misalignments are known to disrupt the nerves that are paramount for lung function. Realigning your vertebrae allows the nerve impulses to function properly.
Improved digestion– The nerves running through your spine control your stomach functions. If there is any sort of misalignment this could affect the nerves to signal for more acid. With more acid, comes acid reflux, gas, heartburn, etc. After chiropractic care, the effect on the spine often includes easing stomach issues.
Better balance– the alignment of your neck, spine, and pelvis affects your balance. When seeing a chiropractor, the adjustments keep your neck, spine, and pelvis in alignment to achieve better balance.
Excellent sleep– Chiropractic care eases pain, tension, and promotes relaxation which leads to more peaceful sleep.
Improved joint mobility and function– Regular chiropractic visits are effective at maintaining proper joint position., which will improve overall mobility and function.
Reduced Musculoskeletal discomfort– Misalignments often result in overcompensation during physical activity such as sports. This increases the chance of musculoskeletal discomfort and potential injury. Since chiropractic adjustments help maintain proper joint position and therefore muscle health, regular treatment improves musculoskeletal health and pain reduction.
Enhanced physical and athletic performance– When your spine and joints are properly aligned, your body simply functions better. This is why professional and amateur athletes often utilize regular chiropractic adjustments to improve their performance.
Inflammation reduction– We all know that inflammation is harmful to the body. Regular chiropractic adjustments help reduce inflammation in the body by normalizing the body’s production of inflammatory moderators.
Please consult a specialist to determine if chiropractic care is the right treatment for you.