The Best Time to See a Chiropractor?
By Sara Butler
Chiropractic is utilized by 35 million Americans each year. Yes, according to the American Chiropractic Association, scores of people have found chiropractic to be a natural and effective solution to various health issues. But you may wonder, when should you see a chiropractor? Here are a few of the instances you should definitely show up at The Joint Chiropractic for a consultation.
You Experience Pain that Interrupts Your Life
Hopefully, you're seeing a chiropractor regularly for preventative care. But if you're not and you begin to experience pain that begins to interrupt your daily life, then it's time to see the chiropractor.
Pain in your shoulders, neck, head, feet, back, legs, and even sinuses can benefit from an evaluation by a chiropractor. They will work with you to target the root cause of this pain and begin a treatment plan to help you get back to your life -- pain free.
You Sit for Long Periods of Time
Does your job require long hours sitting at a desk, working on a computer? If so, you're certainly not alone. But with long periods of sitting can come serious consequences. All that time spent sitting puts a lot of pressure on your lower back, as well as your shoulders, upper back, and neck. Even if you don't have any pain, rest assured that the time spent on your tush means damage is being done. That's why it's important to see the chiropractor to help you keep your body balanced and free from joint restriction and dysfunction.
Injuries of Muscles and Joints that Heal Slowly
Sometimes you get injured and it doesn't heal as fast as you wish it would. That is when it's time to see the chiropractor. Injuries to the muscles or joints that restrict range of motion or cause you pain can be assessed by the chiropractor. They'll then work to find the underlying cause of the problem and begin treating that instead of merely just your symptoms.
To Prevent Pain and Immobility in the Future
Don't you wish you had a crystal ball and could predict the future? Well, the chiropractors at The Joint don't have powers to look into the future but they do have experience -- and that experience tells them that even if you're feeling fine, there's always room in your life for chiropractic care! Chiropractic is a great tool to help you keep your body functioning optimally, helping you to have a healthier future.
If you need help with something related to your health, talk to the chiropractors at The Joint today!
To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in San Jose, Calif.