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Benefits of Chiropractic Care

By Dr. Heath Gallentine, DC

Chiropractic care is growing as a preferred treatment for many symptoms. Because chiropractic care is a natural treatment, many people choose it over medication, which can have many side effects. There are many benefits of Chiropractic care, many of which people don't realize. Additionally, Chiropractic is recommended because it is non-invasive, and it helps the body to heal naturally.


Benefits of Chiropractic

Chiropractors treat misalignments of the spine. Although these misalignments can occur from major traumas, they can also occur from everyday activities. These misalignments can cause pain, from mild to severe. This pain can then cause a disruption in a person's daily activities. If someone does strenuous activities on a daily basis, such as lifting or exercise, this pain can eventually cause a hault to their daily routine. Therefore, chiropractic care can not only give relief to this pain, but can also prevent pain from occurring. Additionally, Chiropractic can offer many other benefits that people may not realize.

Among the most recognized benefits you can enjoy from chiropractic care are as follows:

•Elimination of pain

•More flexibility

• More relaxed feeling

• Improved circulation

• Faster recovery time

• Reduced muscle spasm

• Prevention of future injury

In addition to these benefits, there are many benefits and results that have been reported from patients who have undergone chiropractic care:

• Improved overall health.

• Boost in the functions of the immune and nervous system.

• Better digestive function.

• Breathing becoming easier.

• Sharper vision.

Even More Benefits

Because the spine and spinal nerves control all functions of the body, any interference of these pathways can cause symptoms to those body structures involved. These interferences can occur with spinal misalignments, which cause pressure on these nerves. Because Chiropractors treat these misalignments, there are many unexpected benefits to their treatment:

• For pregnant women, they are able to deliver easier.

• For babies, it can improve their development and prevent them from getting scoliosis

• For kids, it helps prevent and treat asthma, ear infection, bedwetting, among other things.

• For adults, they are able to generate more energy and increase productivity.

• For senior individuals, they have better balance and prevent injury caused by falling.

Improving Your Benefits

Although Chiropractic care can help many things, it is important to combine it with lifestyle modifications. Adopting good lifestyle habits can help to facilitate and enhance the benefits of Chiropractic care.

Try to develop a routine that incorporates the following activities:

• Keep your body properly hydrated.

• Follow a healthy nutritional plan.

• Do some stretching exercises or develop a healthy exercise routine.

When Will You See Results?

If you have only mild pain or injury, you can start to feel immediate relief following Chiropractic treatment. This is one of the great advantages of using Chiropractic care over other medical or surgical procedures. However, if you have a severe injury, or any injury that you have had for a long time, it can take several treatments to get relief. With every treatment, your body will start to realign it will relieve the pressure that are on the nerves, thus decreasing the pain. In addition, if you have had the injury for a while, you might experience some soreness or aching after the treatment. This occurs because the body is readjusting to being "realigned" after being misaligned for a while. However, this soreness will go away after continued treatment. Nonetheless, the benefits of chiropractic care far outweigh these small hindrances.

Give Chiropractic A Try

Some people have misconceptions about chiropractic care, even believing that it is not a valid form of treatment. However, there are many people who have experienced life-changing results from this natural care. Even though most people think that Chiropractic treatment is only for back pain, the benefits extend beyond just treating the physical misalignments. Maybe it's time that you give Chiropractic a try.


Call us today to take the first step to your recovery!

Lexington Family Chiropractic
131 Prosperous Pl #15
Lexington, KY 40509
859-264-1140






 

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