Most of us have heard about the benefits of chiropractic care when dealing with long-term, recurring, or sports injuries. Did you also know that adding in a regular routine of chiropractic care could also help to boost your immune system, increase your mobility and overall help you to feel better? In Colorado Springs, patients do not need to limit their visits to their local chiropractor only when they feel the need for pain management. Adding in regular chiropractic care is a natural health treatment option that can help to enhance your quality of life, both physically and mentally.
Feel Your Best
Regular adjustments, specifically to the spine, help to eliminate pain and stiffness caused by misalignments. Even patients that do not have severe pain symptoms can benefit from regular chiropractic adjustments. With less stiffness and rigidity in the joints, patients may feel an overall boost in energy and an overall sense of feeling better.
In addition to realignment through regular chiropractic adjustments, a chiropractor who focuses on overall wellness will provide you with tips and strategies to help you with lifestyle choices and approaches to improve your overall health. This is an important part of wellness chiropractic care. Even with regular visits, a chiropractor will only see and treat you for a very small portion of each week, but he or she can provide you with suggestions that can help you continue to experience the benefits of chiropractic care during the rest of your week if you implement them. Self-care directions may be given to help you with the following:
- Stretching – exercises to help you alleviate muscle and joint stiffness and promote flexibility
- Posture – instructions on how to help improve sitting and standing posture to keep your spine aligned
- Exercise – suggestions on specific exercises and exercise modifications to assist with your areas of concern and overall total body health
- Diet – in addition to exercise, suggestions on a healthy diet and menu options can help to boost immunity and promote weight management
- Daily Routine – instructions to help you avoid further injury during regular movements (i.e. lifting and pulling techniques)
When you hurt less, feel better, and have the ability to move more, you regain the ability to stay involved or it opens the door to getting involved in new activities. Whether you like to participate in high-energy sports, or low-impact activities such as walking or hiking, regular chiropractic care along with wellness guidance from a qualified chiropractic doctor can help you get on track to achieving your goals. Patients do not need to feel restricted by their pain and ailments. Regular personalized care can help you develop a plan for pain management, lifestyle choices, and establish realistic goals to help you achieve your overall target for health and wellness.
Dr. Michael Schuneman, DC is a chiropractor in Colorado Springs. He started Life Symmetry Chiropractic in 2012. In addition to running an active chiropractic practice, Dr. Schuneman also researches and writes on a variety of health topics and regularly gives health talks in the community. He is committed to bringing better health and a better way of life to his patients by teaching and practicing the true principles of chiropractic wellness care.
The information given is for informational purposes only and is not meant as a diagnosis or treatment for any disease or disorder.