Why see a Chiropractor?

If you haven’t visited a chiropractor before, you might be missing out on the incredible benefits millions of people around the world have experienced. On the other hand some of you may visit a chiropractor occasionally when those aches and pains appear. You may also be missing out on the maximal potential benefit of chiropractic care. It is important to ensure your visits are regular and continue even when you don’t feel any pain complaints.  To understand why regular care is important you need to understand what chiropractic care can do for you and your body.

There are many misconceptions about chiropractic practices and the benefits associated with it. Essentially, the basic principle upon which the profession is built is that the body has the innate ability to heal itself, under the right conditions. It is the job of the chiropractor to facilitate this by creating the right environment within the body; they do this by working on the spinal column. The spinal column itself is an amazing structure. It is composed of bones called vertebra through which nerves pass and branch out to supply the rest of the body. These nerves are what make up the nervous system that controls every cell and organ in your body. If one of these vertebrae becomes misaligned pressure is placed on the nerves and this can cause irritation and pain anywhere in the body.  Vertebrae can become misaligned for many reasons some of the most common are slips or falls, poor posture, joint swelling caused by degeneration, inflammatory response caused by poor diet, low water intake of stress or tight muscles in the back that pull vertebrae out of place.  You may not know if you have vertebrae misaligned and this may go untreated for a long period of time. This can mean years of your body working ineffectively before you do anything about it. This is why regular visits are important to ensure the effective functioning of the body.  Particularly if you suffer from back pain, headaches, neck pain, joint pain, asthma, frozen shoulder, scoliosis or blood pressure problems regular chiropractic care can help relieve these issues and reduce or prevent their reoccurrence.

Your body is a machine that requires maintenance and care, and the spine is fundamental part of the body. As a result it is vital that we receive regular chiropractic care to promote overall health and wellness and prevent sickness and pain