How's Your Spinal Hygiene?
By Sara Butler
There are plenty of things you do on a daily basis to take care of different parts of your body. You brush your teeth, your comb your hair, and your trim your nails -- you probably even wash your face. But what about your spine? What are you doing on a daily basis to help it stay healthy and strong?
At The Joint Chiropractic, spinal hygiene is very important. The chiropractors want you to know all about your spinal hygiene and what you can easily do on a daily basis to make it better.
What is Spinal Hygiene?
Of course, you're not going to be expected to brush your spine in an effort to make it healthy, so what are you supposed to do for good spinal hygiene?
Spinal hygiene refers to the things you do to help support the health of your spine as well as to avoid joint dysfunctions and restrictions that can keep your spine from its full mobility and function.
Things you may do to improve your spinal hygiene include:
- Improving your posture
- Making better nutritional choices
- Reducing stress
- Practicing proper ergonomics at work and home
- Seeing the chiropractic regularly
Why It's Important
You may be wondering why practicing good spinal hygiene on a daily basis even needs to be on your radar. The truth is that bringing your body into alignment and helping it to achieve balance can help almost every aspect of your health. This is because your spine houses your central nervous system, the system in your body that controls every single function. Without a healthy spine, you simply cannot have a healthy and fully functioning central nervous system that is able to communicate freely and help your body to work optimally as a whole.
Talk to your chiropractor about good spinal hygiene. Chiropractors can recommend exercises and stretches that can help you keep your spine flexible and strong. They can also help you to identify better health habits as well as posture habits that can make your body even healthier. Small changes can pay off big when it comes to your health and wellness.
To get started with a good spinal hygiene plan, come into The Joint today for an evaluation. The chiropractors there can help you get on the road to healthier, happier you with the best spinal hygiene of anyone you know!
To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Las Vegas, Nev.