Common Benefits of Chiropractic Care:
Body dysfunction is not selective to any group, race, sex, or any other classification of humans. Therefore, everyone can benefit from chiropractic care for it helps give relief to the tissues of the body, when the tissue becomes damaged, aged, or misaligned. This dysfunction can and will take a toll on the body's ability to perform at optimal level, when individuals are required to be active due to their profession or personal habits. This inability is likely due to what we call micro trauma or small repetitive injuries and can result in the body laying down scar tissue, creating pain, or degeneration of a joint surfaces creating arthritis.
These are some of the benefits you can see from chiropractic care:
Circulation to the body region in question
Reduction of waste product built up in muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints
Reduced pain and soreness
Faster healing time
Decreased spasms in the muscles
Less muscle tension
If you would like to increase the benefits from chiropractic care, you could combine or stack your treatments with other natural healing techniques. The relief from pressure and the source of pain will allow your body to heal and promote faster recovery times.
Stacking the results may include the following physical activities:
Drinking one half ounces of water per one pound of body weight
Eating a diet rich in nutrient dense foods
Performing specific stretch and exercises that have been developed for the body region in question
Additional Benefits of Chiropractic Care
There are far too many misconceptions among the public and medical community about chiropractic care. The most common that I hear is that there is not a form of treatment that is valid and is only used for mild aches and pains. However, this could not be farther from the truth. The benefits are far-reaching beyond musculoskeletal pain and as a doctor I treat many patients, which are looking for natural solutions, for many health ailments such as:
Prevention of acquired scoliosis in children
Asthma, ear infections, and bedwetting in children
Allergies and G.I related disorders
Migraine headaches, as well as most other headaches
Now of course not all of the above are treated with classic chiropractic manipulation, but rather with a wide variety of natural healthcare methods such as diet, exercise, nutritional support, herbs, and hormones.
May people ask when do results become realized?
The answer to this question varies depending on the condition. However, your body will start to heal once it has the proper structural alignment and nutrition. You will see the function return to the body rather quickly. In most mild pain cases, there is often immediate relief or very soon after treatment. These are one of many reasons people should seek chiropractic care prior to any other forms of treatment.
In more chronic cases, is it not uncommon for patients to feel sore or achy following a treatment. However, as your body is realigned, you will likely feel better and have improved function. It is important to remember that your body has the ability to heal when it is supported correctly.