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Chiropractic Visits Can Help Reduce Pain

By Virginia Laird

Millions of Americans each year report experiencing back pain. Some of these people will visit one physician after another in search of a cure or try various medications hoping for relief from such pain. Managing and reducing pain can be as easy as routine visits to the chiropractor. Chiropractic care is a less invasive alternative to a traditional family doctor or specialist and is based on the care of the spine. Some areas that can be improved with chiropractic care include:

  • Headache management
  • Reducing back pain
  • Restores function to the spine
  • Can improve posture

Headache Management

Chiropractors suggest that many of the headaches people experience are caused initially by tension in the neck and upper back. Using minor adjustments, chiropractors work to release the tension in these areas. Managing tension can help prevent headaches.

Reduces Back Pain

Back pain can be from a variety of causes, including stress, tension, function restriction, and others. Adjustments to the spine can help reduce pain. Without ever knowing it, a person’s spine can move in and out of its proper positioning. Chiropractors work hard to restore the spine, which can lead to management of pain. Routine visits can help ensure the spine stays in optimal functioning order.

Restores Function to the Spine

Because the spine carries a great deal of the messaging system for the nervous system, it is vital that the spine is not restricted. When function restriction occurs, most of the time, it can be restored rather quickly with a visit to a chiropractor. Routine visits can help manage the restriction as it happens. Such visits can also help prevent permanent damage that can take place when the care of the spine is neglected.

Can Improve Posture

Chiropractors help people identify ways to improve posture. This is important as good posture can be linked to a person’s overall health. Having the spine free of restriction can make it easier for a person to apply correct posture, as most people’s natural posture is not correct and as people age, it can become more difficult to correct causing pain.

If you are one of the millions who suffer with back pain, stop by The joint Chiropractic near you. There you will get started on a personalized plan tailored to meet your needs. No appointments are necessary. Drop by on your way home today.   

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

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