The Best Time to See a Chiropractor
By Sara Butler
These days, visiting a chiropractor is easy -- especially at The Joint Chiropractic. Part of the reason chiropractic has become so much more accessible over the past several years is that it has proven to be a natural and effective treatment for many different types of health issues. Chiropractors understand that the health of your central nervous system (the spine!) is essential for your overall health and continued wellness. If you’re new to chiropractic, you may be wondering when to see a chiropractor. Here are a few of the most common situations for which people seek help from a chiropractor.
When You’re in Pain
Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something just isn’t right. That’s why it’s really no surprise that many people seek out chiropractic treatment when they develop pain that begins to disrupt their daily lives and activities.
In an ideal world, your chiropractor wants you to seek care before it ever gets to the point of pain, but if you’re already on the pain train, then chiropractic care may be able to help. Let a chiropractor evaluate you to see if your pain can be addressed with chiropractic adjustments and treatments.
When You Sit All Day
If your career requires hours sitting behind a desk, then you need chiropractic help! Sitting for long periods of time places immense stress on your spine and its supporting structures. While you may not feel that you’re doing anything wrong by simply sitting in a chair, the damage is being done and pain is in your future if you don’t do something to address it.
Working with a chiropractor at The Joint can help you to keep joint restrictions and dysfunctions at bay. They can also help you to work various exercises and stretches into your day that can help reduce the damage of a sedentary lifestyle.
If you received other medical treatments for injuries but it’s not healing as fast as you had hoped, you can benefit from chiropractic care. The chiropractors at The Joint don’t want to simply treat any symptoms you are having but find the underlying cause of a lingering injury and target it so that proper healing can occur in a timely manner. If you can understand why you’re having symptoms in the first place, then you can eliminate them with the help of a chiropractor!
Come into The Joint today!
To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Bellevue, Wash.