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Benefits of Visiting the Chiropractor

Chiropractors diagnose and treat individuals with problems related to the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors have reported that there is a recent upsurge in the number of patients seeking out chiropractic care in lieu of more invasive treatments with a “traditional” practitioner. Abnormalities in the musculoskeletal system can often affect a patient’s nervous system and overall general health. Chiropractic treatments generally focus on the spine using spinal manipulation. There are treatments for other joints and soft tissues. The chiropractic science is based on the belief that misalignments of spinal joints disrupts the nervous system and causes a break down in disease resistance. This results in poor overall health. Chiropractors deliver lifestyle counseling, exercise regimens, and health advisement.

Various Benefits

Multitudes of people seek the care of a chiropractor on a regular basis. There are many benefits of chiropractic care that will ultimately increase the quality of life. Some of these benefits are:

Total reduction in pain throughout entire body.
Decrease in the amount of joint pain especially for those with arthritis.
Relief of pressure on spine which decrease pain of the legs, knees, feet, and back.
Reduction in the amount of stiffness to treated areas.
Fewer muscle spasms.
Increase in range of motion.
Improved coordination.
Increased energy level.
Better self esteem.
Individual will feel much better overall.

Once there has been total realignment, pressure is relieved throughout the entire body. This stimulates the healing process allowing the body to heal as it normally would. Chiropractic treatments not only alleviate pain but help to heal joints and tissues as well.

Immediate Relief

Treatments offered by chiropractors often result in immediate relief for many individuals. These doctors have the skills to realign limbs and joints creating a sudden decline in pain. There are instances when manipulation can leave an individual achy and somewhat sore. This is due to the fact that body may have been misaligned for quite a long period of time. Chiropractors often report that many of their patients receive an almost immediate alleviation of pain and require just one chiropractic adjustment to become pain-free, although this is not typical of all patients.

Additional Info

Chiropractors are not licensed to prescribe medications. Many times, during the course of treatment, a chiropractor may discover that an individual has additional health problems and needs medical attention outside their realm of medicine. The patient will be referred for a consult with the proper type of health care professional. Most all chiropractors agree that there are numerous factors that may affect an individual’s overall health. These include diet, exercise, heredity, environment, and rest. The wide variety of information on these factors, which most chiropractors provide to their patients, is another added benefit.

Contact the chiropractors at Back and Neck Specialists now to find out if chiropractic care is right for treating your neck, back, shoulder, knee, joint, or other chronic or acute pain.

 

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  1. Kishore Punjabi says
    Apr 20, 2017 at 10:42 AM

    Thanks for sharing it.

  2. Thomas Pindall says
    Aug 02, 2017 at 5:05 PM

    My wife has been experiencing some chronic pain in her back recently and has been considering on going to a chiropractor to help her deal with the problem. I love that you talked about how a chiropractor have the skill to realign limbs and joints to decrease the pain in the area almost immediately. My wife will be happy to know that chiropractors could potentially bring her immediate relief by just manipulating a few things in the body.

    • dr.josh@colechiromemphis.com says
      Aug 04, 2017 at 7:38 PM

      Thanks for your comment Thomas! Make sure that the Chiropractor you find does a thorough history and exam. X-rays should be performed to ensure the adjustment is performed correctly.

  3. John says
    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:52 PM

    That's great that chiropractic care can reduce pain throughout the body. That must improve quality of life. I've been having aches and pains since I was in a car accident; maybe I'll look into finding a chiropractor.

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