Chiropractic care is a safe, natural and effective treatment for those who suffer from chronic back pain or other health issues. It can be used as a complementary treatment to help reduce the need for medication or surgery, or it can be used as a stand alone care treatment for overall health.
It’s important to understand that chiropractic care isn’t just for people with back problems. There are many chiropractors who specialize in other areas such as headaches, migraines, athletes, pre- and post-natal, infant and pediatric care, neck pain and more!
If you’ve been putting off visiting your chiropractor because of fear of the unknown or misconceptions about what happens during an appointment we are here to ease your mind and share the Top 5 Signs You’re Ready to Try Chiropractic Care.
If you’ve been dealing with back pain or other health issues for years while trying different styles of treatments such as massage therapy, physiotherapy or acupuncture but continue to have pain, then this is your sign to try chiropractic treatment. Chiropractic adjustments can re-align the spine and help with nerve issues that reduce pain.
Pain medication may cover up the symptoms associated with back pain or other injuries, but they won’t address why you’re experiencing these problems in the first place. When you visit a chiropractor, they do a full lifestyle assessment, do manual adjustments and can also offer other alternative treatments such as Active Release Technique or Cold Laser Therapy to get the most out of your appointment.
According to the World Health Organization headache disorders are among the most common disorders of the nervous system and 50% of the population worldwide have experienced a headache in the last year. But having recurring headaches is not fun or normal. They can be caused by by muscle tension in the neck or upper back, misalignment in your spine but can also be caused by poor sleep habits, old unhealed injuries and more. Chiropractors have expertise in these areas and can help relieve pain with chiropractic adjustments.
There’s no shame if you’ve been suffering from insomnia because of your chronic back pain! Your chiropractor will be able to provide relief so that you can sleep soundly through the night again soon. They may also suggest specific sleep products for better sleeping posture.
A chiropractor can help improve your balance by relieving pressure on the spine and hips. For those who are afraid of falling, chiropractic care can also be beneficial because chiropractors will provide you with exercises so that you will not be as unsteady on your feet.
It’s never too late to visit a chiropractor. Whether you have been living with chronic pain for years or are just starting out on your journey of physical wellness, chiropractors can be an essential part of the process. Even if you only need help one time, chiropractic care is beneficial because it can improve posture and relieve pain in addition to addressing any underlying health problems that may exist.
If you feel like something isn’t right with how your body feels when seated at work or while lying down, it’s probably time to get checked out by a chiropractor.
Chiropractic care focuses on eliminating physical aches and pains of the whole body through a hands-on approach. The spine is the life force in chiropractic treatment; when that’s healthy the entire body follows suit. By healing the spine, you’re able to feel better, move better, and live better. At Sequoia Wellness, our Chiropractors Dr. Sacrey and Dr. Mensah, are here to help your body express the healthiest version of you.