Chiropractic Care and a Healthy Lifestyle
By Donna Stark
If you are suffering from an acute injury or a chronic condition like back pain, headaches, or fibromyalgia, your local chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic may be exactly who you need to see. With precise adjustments that target the underlying source of your discomfort, they can quickly (and safely) reduce the amount of pain you are experiencing. But relief doesn't just come from them. It's what you do at home to support their treatment that makes the most significant impact long-term, and it all begins with a healthy lifestyle.
A Healthy Lifestyle is Chiropractic Care's Best Friend
We all have that one BFF that showers encouragement and support on us, and for chiropractic care, that best friend forever is a healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle is chiropractic care's partner in crime, and in order for your local chiropractors to provide the results you want, you need to deliver that friend to them. Take a look at some of the following tips on how you can adjust your lifestyle to get the results you desire.
Consume a healthy diet - Take a look in the kitchen. Is it filled with processed foods or is it overflowing with fresh fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats? Try to add as many leafy greens, vibrant berries, lean proteins, and heart-healthy fats as you can to your meals. By doing so, you can reduce some of the inflammation that is causing you pain.
Exercise daily - The long-term health benefits of physical exercise are too numerous to count, but you can expect the following with as little as 30 minutes of exercise a day.
- Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease
- Healthy weight loss and management
- Restored joint function
- Improved heart and muscle function
- Increased bone density
- Reduced inflammation
Get your sleep - Your body needs its rest and the most important thing you can do to ensure it gets that is to get the recommended amount of sleep each night. Sleep is the time that your body uses to recover and rejuvenate. It is also a huge contributing factor with inflammation reduction and improved immunity support.
The Best of Friends for the Best Life
Making the necessary lifestyle change to live a healthier life doesn't need to be difficult, it just needs to be consistent, especially if you are receiving chiropractic care. So create that lasting friendship between your adjustments from The Joint Chiropractic and your new healthy lifestyle! It's one friendship that will for sure stand the test of time!
To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Glendale, Ariz.