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Chiropractic Care and Tension

By Ashley Chapman 

Whether you work a stressful job or suffer from anxiety, tension may affect how you feel.  While you may turn to over-the-counter medications, another solution may give longer lasting results. Choosing to see a chiropractor for tension can offer relief. Read more find out what chiropractors do and how they can help with tension.

What is Tension?

Tension can be stiffness or tightness in various parts of your body. The main causes of tension may include anxiety, stress and/or prior injuries.

Common Places for Tension

Areas of the body that you may experience tension will vary by person. Some common places for people to experience tension may be the upper or lower back, neck and shoulders.

What Does a Chiropractor do?

It is important to be aware of the purpose of a chiropractor so you feel more comfortable for your first visit. Chiropractors use manipulations and adjustments to the neck and spine areas, as well as other joints. The needs of the person will dictate the type of pressure and techniques, which can vary from visit to visit, patient to patient.

Chiropractic Care and Tension

You may be asking yourself, "How can a chiropractor help relieve the anxiety that is causing my tension?"

Although a chiropractor cannot cure your anxiety, the techniques used can help alleviate the stress applied on your muscles and tendons, thus decreasing your pain and discomfort.  Some health factors that can also be adding to areas of tension may include posture, the type of shoes you wear and your weight.

First Visit 

When you first visit The Joint Chiropractic, you will receive an initial examination. This is where the chiropractor will determine what type of chiropractic care you would best benefit from. You can also ask questions and share any important health information at this time. Remember that all adjustments and manipulations are specific to each individual.

Overall Health

Chiropractors are beneficial for those experiencing tension and are in need of adjustments. However, chiropractors are more than just that. Chiropractors know that your overall health is important. What you eat, your weight, and your lifestyle can all be factors in the pain and discomfort you may be experiencing. Seeing a chiropractor can help create a balanced lifestyle.

For more information about chiropractic care, check The Joint Chiropractic. There are many options for walk-in visits and the pricing makes seeing a chiropractor more affordable! Chiropractors not only care about your pain, but also about living a healthy lifestyle.

To learn more about your health, wellness and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in San Jose, Calif .

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