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Your Body's Shock Absorbers and Chiropractic

By Randi Morse

I recently had to send my car into the garage to have the shocks replaced. It was definitely an expensive trip, but one that was necessary. Every time I drove my vehicle while it had bad shocks was an unpleasant experience. I was able to feel every bump in the road, and it was easy to tell that it was horrible for my car. I knew if I didn't have the shocks replaced quickly that there would be more vehicle issues to repair in the near future.

While the human body and the body of a car are two very different things, there are some things they have in common, such as shocks. The human body needs shocks just as much as a vehicular body does. The shocks in a human body are the discs and joints that can be found in your body and spine.These discs work with the curve of your spine and help to absorb the pressure and impact that can be caused simply by doing your daily chores. 

Shock Absorber Problems

When the shocks on your car go bad you simply take your vehicle to the mechanic and either have them repair, or replace, the shocks. It may be expensive, but it is a thorough fix. The answer is not so simple when it comes to human shocks. Our spines can get damaged easily, and it can take a lot of work to repair them once they have been injured. Situations like bulging discs or herniated discs can cause alignment issues, as well as joint restrictions, which can create a host of problems with your body. Unlike your vehicle, however, you can't just have your discs easily replaced. 

Chiropractic Help

If you are having back problems because your shock absorbers aren't working properly, a visit to your local chiropractor might be exactly what you need. Chiropractic care can go a long way toward helping repair a variety of different types of disc issues. Your chiropractor can use gentle manipulation to help alleviate pain or problems caused by joint restrictions or conditions like bulging or herniated discs.

The Joint Chiropractic is a great option if you're looking for a place that specializes in working with joints and discs. The Joint Chiropractic features walk-in office hours along with affordable rates and a variety of different plans and package options to make it a lot easier, and more affordable, to take care of your very important shock absorbers.

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

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