Chiropractic care is a holistic option that helps to ensure your whole body is in good health. However, whenever chiropractic care is mentioned, the first thing most people think of is treating back pain. The truth is that chiropractic care helps with much more than that.
Some headaches, for instance, can be relieved through chiropractic care. The key is to determine the type of headache you are experiencing so you will know if relief through chiropractic care is an option. The following post describes this in more detail:
A really bad tension headache, or any tension headache for that matter usually stems from your neck. When the bones of your spine don’t move how they should and become adhered together or you spend a lot of time craning your neck forward towards a screen, you are bound to get a headache.
When you have what chiropractors refer to as “forward head carriage,” your posture needs to change for you to get rid of your headache. When you are trying to change your posture, the first step is to contract your shoulder blades together gently and pull them downwards toward your belt (away from your ears). Read more at Active Family Chiropractic…
As the post above illustrates, headaches can be caused by poor posture. Chiropractic adjustments can go a long way in helping to sort that out by bringing your body into proper alignment.
Based on this info, you may be thinking that chiropractors can only help with “structural” issues. If so, then you will be surprised to find out that regular chiropractic treatment is beneficial for a wide-ranging number of conditions. Want an example of this? Then check out the following post which describes how colds and flu can be kept at bay through chiropractic care:
Regular chiropractic care can help lessen the impact of colds/flu as well as help you heal faster when you do get sick. Chiropractic care is not a cure for the common cold/flu but regular chiropractic adjustments place your body’s ability to function optimally. When the stress on the nerves are cleared, the body functions at a much higher level. This is the best form of prevention available.
Your body’s ability to function optimally can only happen if you are free of subluxations. Vertebral subluxations are misalignments in the vertebrae of your spine. They prevent proper nerve flow throughout your body and lower your natural resistance. Read more at Dr. Roger Sahoury…
So there you have it, chiropractic care can help boost your immune system. Therefore it can help your body ward off conditions such as cold and flu. When you know these important facts, it makes sense to incorporate chiropractic care into your general wellness plan.
If you are seeking outstanding chiropractic care or nutrition information for health and weight loss, Dr. Ann Miller is ready to meet your needs. Contact her today by phone at 585-396-0527, or through the contact form here on her website.