Those Hills Can Stress Your Back

By Tom Herrin

Let us get something straight from the start.  I love Austin.  I go there at least two or three times a year.  The variety of food, the entertainment, the lifestyle in general are all something special.  I also love a place where walking is a major mode of transportation, unlike a lot of other places in Texas.  The problem is that everywhere you go is either uphill or downhill.  There doesn’t seem to be a lot in between.  When you spend so much time on those uneven surfaces, you tend to place a lot of strain on your body.  When you do this, your back seems to be the great equalizer in that it takes on the role of evening out your stride.  You may enjoy the walking, but the back pain can take a hike.  If you find yourself in this kind of painful situation, you would do well to see a chiropractor.

A Chiropractor Can Balance Your Body

When you have pain from walking on these uneven surfaces, you can quickly develop a joint dysfunction.  In this case, the joint applies pressure to a nerve.  This ends up causing pain.  A trip to the chiropractor can be the start of a pain-free and healthy lifestyle.  Chiropractors can evaluate you and develop a plan for your care.  They will probably perform an adjustment in which they manipulate your joints into the proper position.  They may use something to relax your muscles as well.  You will come out of your session feeling greatly relaxed and relieved.

Regular Care Is A Great Preventative

Once you have treated a problem and had some relief from your immediate pain, you will be interested in maintaining this feeling of good health.  Many people choose to have a regular treatment.  This helps to avoid future injuries and keeps your body in better overall shape.  Your chiropractor can suggest some exercises that may help in your case.  You are sure to be happy to avoid the standard pain relievers.  This may very well lead you to look for more healthy things to enhance your lifestyle.

Take Charge of Your Health

Most people who go to a chiropractor become interested in educating themselves in the things that can support better health.  The Joint Chiropractic can be a big part of your lifestyle plan. The Joint has affordable plans that do not require insurance.  No appointments are needed either.  Treatment is available seven days a week at your location.  Get out there and enjoy that Austin life, but do a little maintenance as well.  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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