Let’s begin with what a Chiropractor is, a chiropractor is a practitioner of the system of integrative medicine based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the joints. A chiropractor is trained to make sure your body is functioning as optimally as possible by using spinal manipulations to relieve pain in your joints and muscles. These spinal adjustments will increase blood flow and nerve conductivity to the joints and muscles that are experiencing pain. If you are experiencing neck, back, or joint issues you should visit a chiropractor to see if they can fix the issue for you. Some people are tense all the time, and the body reacts to this, pain does not always develop due to a physical injury, it could be due to our posture, how we sleep or even something like being anxious often which causes tightness in our bodies. In this article we will go over the many benefits of hiring a chiropractor, Let’s get started!
Benefits of chiropractic medicine
What is a Chiropractor
Many go to see a chiropractor because of pain, and once it is corrected they stop going. Good news is you can gain a lot of benefits by visiting your chiropractor more than just a few times. Numerous people think that chiropractic care is just for the spine, but actually it involves your entire nervous system and every other part of your body. The main goal in chiropractic care is to try to improve musculoskeletal health, this impacts all of your daily functions and your health.
We all need a healthy immune system, especially during the pandemic. Studies have shown that chiropractic care designed to relieve stress, pain, and misalignment of the spine improves nerve function and can potentially boost your immune system by 200%. Research shows that stress weakens the immune system: the state of mind affects one’s state of health. However, chiropractic is an all-natural way to help treat autoimmune diseases. Chiropractic does not aim to minimize symptoms, but rather to heal the body from disease. We maximize the body’s ability to heal itself and improve physiological function. If you are experiencing immune function issues book an appointment to see if a chiropractic visit can help you!
Energy is something we adults seem to always need cause most of us are always on the go, and sleep is something we never get too much of. Many chiropractors are aware of the biomechanical distortion in our body which is known as subluxation. There is also another aspect of the flow of energy that runs along the spine and when chiropractic restores the biomechanical distortion, chiropractic also restores the flow of energy. Chiropractic can help with other issues you’re having, such as stress, depression, and insomnia, all of which can lead to chronic fatigue. In fact, studies have shown the effectiveness of chiropractic in treating fatigue. Being awake and able to function properly throughout your day is highly important, if you struggle with fatigue give a chiropractor a try and book an appointment!
The condition of asthma is more common than we realize, and when you cannot breathe properly it can make your every day life more challenging. Luckily chiropractic care can help with this issue. Reducing or eliminating subluxations (spinal misalignments) in the spine may help restore proper nervous system function allowing for improved functioning in your lungs and diaphragm. Research has shown that chiropractic care may provide some benefits in alleviating breathing issues. In one survey of 5,000 chiropractic patients, the most commonly reported improvement was in resolving breathing issues for 27% of patients. Chiropractic care is a natural, noninvasive way to resolve health problems.
Lowering Blood Pressure
If you suffer from high blood pressure you should consider seeing a chiropractor. If you are looking for a way to lower your blood pressure, chiropractic adjustments may be a viable option for you. Instead of filling your body with medications loaded with side effects, a simple chiropractic adjustment has been found to lower blood pressure without harmful side effects. Misalignment puts pressure on the brainstem, just about any function of the body can act up, including blood pressure. Secondly, the alignment of the cervical spine can affect blood flow to the brain due to the fact that each of these vertebrae has tiny loops of bone called vertebral foramen. Medical researchers have there is a link between chronic pain and hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. That means that if you struggle with pervasive back pain, you are at higher risk for high blood pressure and other issues related to cardiovascular health. Getting your blood pressure under control is very important to your daily life, book an appointment to eliminate medication and use a more natural approach.
Thousands of people suffer from issues with digestion, if you have tried everything else maybe it is time to book an appointment. A chiropractor can not only improve your joint mobility but also help you deal with your gastrointestinal issues. The truth is that digestive relief starts with a healthy spine. All the nerves in your spine could affect your digestion because your digestive system and nervous system are connected. The vertebrae in the spine are improperly aligned, it can cause a misfire in the signals they send to the nerves of the digestive system, including those in the stomach and intestines. The result is many of the commonly reported digestive ailments we hear about, or experience ourselves.
Vertigo effects many people and it can be a very agitating condition to try to live with. If you have tried many other forms of treatment and have found they are not working, book an appointment for a chiropractor to see if this could be your answer! The alignment of your neck, spine, and pelvis can affect your balance and coordination. Chiropractic adjustments keep your neck, spine, and pelvis in alignment to help your body achieve optimal balance and coordination. Chiropractors also recommend good nutrition and exercise to improve balance and coordination. Some studies suggest that chiropractic care, specifically spinal manipulation, may be helpful in treating balance disorders and cervicogenic dizziness. Neck injuries, disorders and conditions sometimes cause more than pain. They can also cause dizziness and poor balance. Cervical vertigo creates a sensation that an individual is spinning or the world around them is spinning. It also affects your sense of balance and concentration.
Fix Chiropractic: Improving Lives
Nate and Kat whole-heartedly believe in giving back to the community on Kauai. Their office is a collection point for clothing, food and toiletries for Kauai’s homeless residents or those who are struggling to make ends meet. Fix Chiropractic is here to help you heal all that has been causing you discomfort and pain through the years. Not only does Nat and Kat want to make the world a better place they want to help make living life easier for you, pain free and on your way to having a better life. Contact them today to book an appointment!