Those Heavy Bags Can Be Seriously Damaging Your Back

By Tom Herrin

Whether it is shopping bags, purses, book bags, or something else, carrying heavy bags can seriously damage a person’s back.  Many times this is caused by an unbalanced load, causing someone to shift their own weight in an effort to offset the weight of the load.  The result may be bad news.  Muscles can be strained stripping the support from joints of the spine.  This causes pressure to be applied to a nerve.  Pain from this can be pretty unrelenting and seem as if it has no mercy.  If this happens to you, plan a visit to a chiropractor as soon as possible to find relief.

An Adjustment Can Change Your Outlook

Chiropractors have a pretty good feel for your pain.  They can manipulate the joints in the spine, restoring any joint restriction to normal function.  This can take the pressure off of a nerve relieving the pain.  This allows the muscles an opportunity to rest as well.  If they are freed from the stress of an injured joint, they can return to single duty, which is to provide movement and support the joints.  Since chiropractors make every effort to treat without the use of pain medications, there is little risk of any addiction.  Chiropractic care can provide a better feeling of overall health for an individual.

The Focus On Natural Care

Chiropractors strive to treat the body in such a way that it can heal itself.  They may suggest some exercises that can strengthen the muscles that support the joints.  They may also help the person to evaluate their own situation to find ways to do things more efficiently and with less stress on the joints.  This is critical in protecting those joints from additional injury.  Avoiding future injury is a major key to enjoying better long term health.  A healthy lifestyle is a major goal.

Regular Chiropractic Visits Can Be Quality Prevention

Everyone has heard that prevention is the best cure.  This is increasingly true of seeking the care of a chiropractor.  Regular visits can help keep joint function at an optimal level.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans for everyone.  They are very affordable, requiring no insurance.  No appointments are necessary either at any of their more than 370 locations nationwide.  If those heavy bags are causing you back pain, make a change, then drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today.

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

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