Monday, 20 March 2017

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Get Chiropractic Adjustments

Are you one of those people who wonder why they should get chiropractic adjustments? Do you simply assume that your health care provider is all you need when it comes to health consultation? Or is it that you’re ‘never’ sick so what’s the point? Or maybe you just think that adjustments are only for those suffering from back pain?

If you said yes to any of these questions, you’ve been missing out on the many health benefits chiropractic adjustments can provide!

Do not wait until you wake up with a stiff neck before you see a chiropractor. Or a constant neck or back pain starts to consume your daily living before you look into the possibility of this treatment to help you. Don’t allow those scenarios to force you into the clinic. Instead, learn about chiropractic care now and realize that there’s more into chiropractic adjustments than just damage control.
1.      Provide Faster Pain Relief
You may have been used to popping a pill to numb that headache or back pain. But where have that habit gotten you so far? Did it really help or it simply put you into pain medication cycle without actually solving the problem? I’m willing to bet it was the latter!

Instead of that, why don’t you consult a chiropractor to get a thorough evaluation of why you feel pain in certain area of your body? Chiropractors are very good at identifying the mechanical issues that are causing your spine-related pain and provide immediate relief with a series of adjustments. But aside from that, he can also recommend comprehensive treatment depending on the severity of your condition. This doesn’t just relieve pain but also treat the cause of the pain to prevent the same issue from resurfacing.  
2.      Restore Motion In Your Joints
Sedentary lifestyle, arthritis, sprains and strains, and a recent injury are just some of the reasons why you may be suffering from joint pain and stiffness. While different people and different conditions may require different treatment, incorporating chiropractic adjustments has been proven to help restore motion in your joints. It corrects subluxations that could be putting pressure on your nerves which causes pain and relaxes the surrounding muscles on your joints in order to restore normal mobility.

3.      Allows Your Body To Achieve Its Full Potential
Chiropractors are more focused on helping you become healthy, not just relieve pain where it hurts. This is a lot better for you, when you come to think of it, because most of the time when you feel something off in your body that means there’s a multiple underlying cause.  This way you become more energetic and efficient in your everyday living.
4.      Helps Manage Stress In A Healthier Way
People say that stress is all in the mindset, but you should know that your body condition play a big role in it too. Receiving adjustments from a chiropractor can make a significant difference in your stress level because spinal adjustments align your spine properly to release tension and stress in your body. This helps you sleep better at night, and even treat other health condition like constant headache and digestive problems which are without a doubt stressful.

5.      Works For Old Or New Trauma
Injuries are unavoidable. You can get it from playing sports, in a car accident, or even just by doing household chores. In such cases, a chiropractor can treat patient without resorting to surgery right away. It doesn’t even matter if your injury was just recently or you’ve been dealing with it for a while now.  It can also reduce painful symptoms of recurrent instability related to the injury.  More importantly, regular chiropractic session can help you avoid getting injured in the future because it strengthens your body in general so you’re less susceptible to injuries.
That’s just an overview of what chiropractic care can do for you! Go see a chiropractor now and you’ll be amazed at how much difference it can make in your body and overall health. You’d regret you haven’t done it sooner. But of course, if you have any existing health condition, it would be best to consult your primary health care provider before trying this alternative treatment.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Childhood Stress And Chiropractic Care

Sometimes, the demands of daily living can make us too busy. This results to kids being left to deal with stress on their own. This happens more often than we think and not a lot of kids are able or lucky to manage all the effects of stress without parental guidance which end up affecting them for the rest of their lives.
What Is Stress In The Context Of Childhood?
Stress will always be present in a child’s life, in fact a little of it is necessary for them to develop a lot of life skills. But what’s important is to distinguish the type of stress responses in children so we can help them handle it.
·         Positive Stress Response
This happens during new experiences like first day in school or making friends. This is a healthy kind of stress, but without supportive environment the kid may not be able to learn from them and cope with other life changes.  
·         Tolerable Stress Response
This is the result of more severe and longer-lasting stressors like parent’s divorce or bullying at school. Kids who go through these can turn out to be fine provided that there’s proper support and guidance so they can learn to understand what’s happening.
·         Toxic Stress Response
This can have lasting effect on a child’s development. Incidents like physical or emotional abuse, chronic neglect, parental mental illness, or exposure to violence often result to this stress response especially if there’s no adequate adult support involved.

Common Stressors For Kids Nowadays

·         School
Getting good grades, making friends, fitting in, bullying, the tremendous amount of school work, combine that with a child’s search for self-identity during their teen years are just common reasons why a lot of kids dread school.
·         Family
Ever wonder why kids like to hang out with their friends all the time instead of go home right away after school? Financial troubles, remarriage, separation, family member with mental/physical illness are just some of the reasons why.  
·         Media Stress And Environmental Dangers
This is the reason why it is strongly advised that parents don’t let their kids watch TV or surf the internet unsupervised. They may get scared or become influenced by news or show with sensitive topics like violence or sexual contents.
How Chiropractic Care Can Help In The Following Areas
Chiropractic care may be known for treating musculoskeletal issues but it is also a holistic approach towards overall wellness. Therefore, it definitely can help kids with other areas of their life especially where there’s greater stress.  
·         Spirit
The root premise of chiropractic is that YOU are part of something much bigger than yourself. This way of thinking helps encourage kids to deepen their inner connection to their own spirit.
·         Mind
Chiropractic care corrects subluxation throughout the body to eliminate interference in the body and mind communication. This then promotes harmonious body function and balance.
·         Social

We are a part of a community. When this is instilled with children starting at a young age, they learn to participate, contribute, and balance out their social life. Chiropractic care’s holistic approach on health teaches them to see these things in brighter perspective.