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Chiropractic Care Works for These Reasons

By Paul Rothbart

Whether it's a diet, exercise program, and especially if it's something that costs money, we want things to work. Above all, we want healthcare to be effective. Taking medications or receiving treatments that don't alleviate pain or reduce symptoms is frustrating. Recurring symptoms are a sign that treatment is not working and that is just aggravating. Chiropractic care is an effective form of treatment and prevention for many people. It is built on a solid foundation that encompasses these three principles.

It Treats the Cause of the Problem

Some forms of medical care just treat symptoms. Such is the case when taking a pain reliever. It will temporarily ease the pain, but it won't fix the issue that is causing it. It's not an effective method of healing. Chiropractic care gets to the root of the problem. It may be a subluxation of a vertebrae or a joint. The chiropractor will find it in an exam and then perform a gentle manipulation that will put the bones back the way they should be. The pain stops and doesn't return because the cause of it has been fixed. Regular visits can prevent future recurrence of subluxations and provide long-term relief.

It Treats the Whole Body

The human body consists of systems that are integrated. Designed to work together as a whole, if there is a problem in one part of the body, it can impact many others. Treating just the part that is currently causing an issue is not going to be very effective in correcting the underlying problem. Chiropractic treats the body as a whole. The pain or lack of mobility in one part of the body will be traced to its source. Many aches and pains, including headaches, occur due to problems in the spine. A chiropractor knows this and will perform the adjustments that get the body functioning as a whole. 

It's a Long-term Solution

Seeing a chiropractor regularly is like yearly physicals or semi-annual dental checkups. Any potential problems can be discovered and corrected before they cause serious issues. Chiropractors can be quite valuable to one's health at any age, from childhood through senior citizenship. The care you receive can change according to the current state of your body. 

Healthcare is useless if it's not effective. Temporary fixes are not helpful in the long run. Chiropractic care by its nature gets to the source of the problem and can be quite effective in helping to keep the entire body in good health. Consider paying a visit to The Joint Chiropractic. No appointment is necessary. You may find that regular chiropractic care will become an important part of maintaining your health.

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

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