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How You Can Skip the Pills and Still Find Pain Relief

By Genevieve Cunningham

We live in quite the medication friendly world. Antibiotics, antifungals, decongestants … most of us have the privilege of almost immediate access to any number of these medications on a daily basis. While easy access to life saving medicine is most certainly a good thing, it comes with its disadvantages. And nothing brings more positives and negatives to the table than pain medication. If you’re in pain, you’re unlikely to want to skip the pills and deal with the discomfort. But what if you could have both? What if there were a way to miss out on the negatives of pain pills while still experiencing the relief? Take a look at how you may be able to get the best of both worlds with just a little attention to the right kinds of care.

Why Not Pain Pills?

Pain pills absolutely have their place in the medical world. There are definitely situations when this kind of medication is needed. But the truth is that it may not be needed quite as much as you’ve been led to believe. And what’s more, continued use of pain pills can bring lasting side effects. Dry skin and dehydration, constipation, headaches, dizziness, confusion, and addiction are all potential side effects of most prescription pain medication. While these negative aspects of ingestion may be worth the trouble in certain situations (surgeries, broken bones, etc.), they may not be worth it for regular, ordinary, everyday pains … especially when other effective options are available.

What Are Your Options?

If you have chronic pain, which for most people lies in the neck, back, or joints, you may have the option of getting chiropractic care in order to relieve the discomfort. Chiropractors take a natural, noninvasive approach to helping you feel your best. They’ll use spinal manipulation to alleviate joint dysfunction along the spine, which can then lead to greater flexibility and reduced pain. In fact, several professionals and research activities have proven that a combination of regular chiropractic care and consistent exercise may be the healthiest and most beneficial way to eliminate this kind of pain in the body.

Where Can You Go For Chiropractic Care?

If you would like to give this method of pain relief a try, visit with chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic. Walk-in visits, affordable pricing, and chiropractors who care about your health and well-being are all a part of the package. When it comes to pain relief, you have options that work. Choose wisely and get some much needed relief starting with a quick trip to The Joint today.

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

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