Here are 5 of the top reasons to see a chiropractor.
1) In a Car Accident
A car accident can cause a number of different problems, including whiplash, back pain and even joint pain, depending on how hard your vehicle was hit and where you were located in it. Sometimes pain resulting from a car accident may not show up for days or months after a serious accident. Going to a chiropractor may prevent future effects, can offer pain relief, and will restore your health.
2) Can't Identify the Source of the Pain
Back and joint pain is often caused by poor posture. These ailments may also be caused by weak core muscles, or misaligned hips. A chiropractor can get to the source of the pain and come up with a solid plan to relieve pain, improve posture, and strengthen your core to prevent recurrence.
3) Recurring Headaches
Reoccurring low-grade headaches are not normal. They are often linked to a misalignment of the spine. Research has shown chiropractic care to be helpful in treating headaches. Individuals who maintain regular chiropractic care are far less likely to require medication for pain relief.
4) Trouble sleeping
Chiropractic patients often enjoy improved quality of life, including sleep quality. This is due to a reduction in pain and anxiety which often interferes with sleep patterns. A visit to the chiropractor can determine why your nervous system is out of balance.
Scoliosis is a curving of the spine that can result in major problems. Usually this conditioned is diagnosed in childhood and is corrected through the use of elaborate back braces. However, if you have back pain as an adult and want to rule out one cause of it.. Chiropractors are trained to check even the slightest degree of curvature in the spine.
Chiropractic care is a natural, dedicated form of treatment for overall health that is safe for all age groups and beneficial to everyone.
Dr. Ashley Todd is the owner of Performance Chiro and Sports Rehab. He has treated athletes of all calibers including Professional, WHL and Collegiate hockey players, Olympic track athletes, Professional Ironman Tri-athletes and everyone in between.