What are the benefits of chiropractic?
We live in a fast-paced city where the stresses of work, family and everyday life can take a toll on our health, so we turn to exercise, meditation and various other activities to improve our wellbeing. Lately, more and more people are recognising chiropractic care and its value for treating many conditions, and improving overall health and wellness. More than just spinal adjustment, studies have shown that chiropractic’s holistic approach to healthcare can be used to effectively treat a wide variety of health issues. Benefits include:
- Stronger immune system: The nervous system controls everything in our bodies, including the immune system. When the spine is out of alignment, messages sent to immune organs like the spleen and lymph nodes are incomplete, making the body susceptible to viruses, bacteria and other illnesses that it can normally fight off. Patients with allergies often find that the allergies disappear after regular chiropractic care.
- More effective pain management: Another benefit of a properly functioning central nervous system is better pain management. Chiropractic is an effective treatment for migraines, injuries, fibromyalgia and pain caused by other conditions. When pain is reduced, pain killers, which can be harmful to the liver and toxic to the body, can be avoided.
- More activity: Pain relief means increased levels of activity, which lead to an overall healthier and improved lifestyle. Regular adjustments also improve mobility and flexibility.
- Better sleep: Due to pain, stress and various body aches, our rest can be disrupted. Lack of sleep can lead to issues like moodiness, weight gain and poor memory. When the spine is properly aligned, the body can relax and rest properly.
Expat Living, October 2018