Can't Wait for Spring? Let Chiropractic Help
By Sandy Schroeder
If we can just get through March, everything will be better. That’s what I tell myself every year as I try to sidestep the flu, slide through the rain, and plan what I will do when it warms up. I usually have an itch to spring clean, too. Well, at least throw a few things out, and paint something.
If you are also ready for spring, chiropractic may be able to help. Stop by The Joint Chiropractic clinic near you to enlist some valuable support. The Joint’s doctors of chiropractic help people stay healthy, fit and well wherever they are headed.
How Your Chiropractor Can Help
To get you off to a good start, your chiropractor may assess your spinal health and relieve aches and pains with a gentle targeted spinal adjustment. The spine houses the central nervous system that controls almost everything the body does. When the spine is healthy, your overall health may be good, too.
Weekly 15-minute spinal adjustments may keep you at your peak as you move ahead. At the same time, your chiropractor will be monitoring your health and providing key safety tips such as these from the American Chiropractic Association.
Spring fashion warnings – Before you grab that new tote take a closer look. Loading everything into a huge tote and slinging it over one shoulder invites pain. Look for a slightly smaller tote and pare down the things you have to carry. Or consider carrying two smaller totes, one for each shoulder.
Spring cleaning/moving tips
- Squat to lift and power everything with the legs
- Never bend from the waist to lift
- Keep items or kids close as you lift
- Never twist as you lift
- When flying, check bags over 10 percent of body weight
- When driving, make sure you have good back and neck support
- When driving, take frequent breaks to avoid fatigue
- Warm up before settling into a car or plane
- Cool down when you arrive and take a brisk walk
When spring finally arrives and you are out there, on the road or in the air, stay in touch with The Joint Chiropractic clinic near you. The Joint Chiropractic is the nation’s largest network of non-insurance, private pay chiropractic healthcare clinics in the United States. Over 400 healthcare clinics are at your service, offering weekend and evening hours. No appointments needed. Walk-in visits are welcome.
To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Houston, Tex.