Holistic Healing: An Alternative

By Virginia Laird

With the use of strong painkillers on the rise it has become ever important to find alternative ways to battle pain. More people are reaching to clean and holistic lifestyles to promote a natural healing to many of life’s physical issues. It is worth noting that holistic choices take time to make a lasting difference. Before getting caught up in the use and overuse of powerful painkillers take a look at these all-natural alternatives.

Essential Oils

Essential oils are a popular trend. Many people swear by the healing powers of the oils from various plants. If you have done much looking into this alternative, you may have noticed there seems to be an oil for almost every ailment that exists. A number of the oils are said to be helpful in reducing headache pain, joint pain and body aches.  The best part is that essential oils are not harmful and not addictive. If this is a choice you decide to try, make certain to do your homework. There are several brands but not all are 100 percent pure essential oil.

Chiropractic Care

If you are looking for help that is long lasting, you may find chiropractic care to be your best choice. Chiropractic care can help with many different health issues. Migraines, back and neck pain, mobility and even sleeplessness (among others) can all be improved. Three of the reasons that you should consider chiropractic care in lieu of painkillers include:

  • Pain Relief
  • Injury Prevention
  • Maintain Proper Function

Chiropractic Care Helps with Pain Relief

Chiropractic care is an alternative to painkillers. Pain medicine works much like a band-aid. It is a temporary fix to whatever may be plaguing you. Chiropractic care actually works to solve the problem. Maintaining proper alignment helps to prevent mobility issues that can cause pain. It also helps with pain associated to tension and headaches.

Injury Prevention

Injury happens when it is least needed and expected. The best you can do to prevent injury is to keep your body healthy. This requires more than a great workout and eating properly. Keeping your body healthy includes alignment of the spine. Alignment issues can cause pain and make your body more susceptible to injury.  

Maintain Proper Function

This type of treatment helps your body to maintain proper organ function. Your spine carries messages from the brain to the other areas of the body. Seeking chiropractic care regularly for minor adjustments can restore function to your body.

To learn more about your health and wellness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic.

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