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Reconsidering Pain Options: What Works?

By Genevieve Cunningham

Chronic pain is a substantial problem. The cases of those suffering from this sort of debilitating pain is growing. But perhaps the biggest problem is not the numbers, but rather the lack of relief. If you suffer from chronic pain, take a look at these two effective pain relief options, as well as one remedy that may need to be reconsidered.

The Typical Remedy: Pain Pills

When many people experience pain, they turn straight to pain pills. Why? Because they’re quick and easy. Most people can gain access to some sort of pain reliever, and for the most part, the effect kicks in within a matter of hours. So why should it be reconsidered? Pain pills are addictive, bring major negative side effects, and in many cases, actually stop working over time. This means that those who experience long-term pain may be out of luck.

A Remedy That Works: Exercise

A much more effective method of relieving pain is to get regular exercise. Why? Because it strengthens and loosens the body all at the same time. It can help boost overall health, and it works holistically -- meaning it treats the body as a whole. Research has shown that regular exercise is more effective at pain relief than most pills.

Where to Create a Workout Routine

Creating a workout routine is easier than most realize. Hit up a local gym, ask a personal trainer for advice, or use the TV or computer in your own home. The key is to stick with it, no matter which option you choose, and the benefits will come.

A Remedy That Works: Chiropractic Care

Another effective pain management technique is to get regular chiropractic care. Why? Because chiropractors enhance the health of the spine by removing restrictions from the vertebrae. This eliminates pain, improves mobility, and enhances the health of the entire body. Research has given the thumbs up when it comes to using this method of care for treating chronic pain.

Where to Go for Quality Care

If you would like to try chiropractic care to help ease the suffering of chronic pain, check out The Joint Chiropractic. At The Joint, getting care is easier than ever before. Just use their walk-in visits and affordable pricing to get the care you need without the stress. You don’t have to live with chronic pain. Get your health moving in a better direction and feel better than ever before beginning with a quick trip to The Joint as soon as today.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Charlotte, N.C.

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