There are a variety of reasons for why you might currently be considering going to see a chiropractor. But what can chiropractic do that differs from the treatments from other types of health care options? Here are three benefits of a chiropractor to consider.
They do not use Surgery or Drugs in their Treatment
With so many risks often associated with prescription drugs and surgeries, chiropractic can offer an alternative solution that relies on the use of techniques designed to manipulate or mobilize parts of your body. Nanaimo chiropractors have received four years of training, both practical and theoretical, in these techniques. Meanwhile, prescription drugs can sometimes cause other health concerns such as weight gain or more serious problems, and surgeries can come with complications. If you have a problem that you think could be addressed by a chiropractor, it’s worth it to explore this option. It is very rare for any complications to arise as a result of many chiropractic treatments.
They can Adapt their Techniques to suit your needs and Comfort Level
When you think of chiropractic, the first thing that comes to your mind might be the chiropractic manipulation, also known as an adjustment. This technique is used to provide a force to a joint of your body that is not moving as well as it can. You might hear a “crack” noise when your joint is adjusted, much like when you crack your knuckles, which is a sign that a gas bubble has been released from between your joints.
Some people may not be comfortable with this technique being used on them, which is perfectly fine because several types of treatments exist in chiropractic to be used on patients with specific needs and preferences. Seniors in particular who would like to use chiropractic can have treatments tailored to them.
Their treatments can be used to improve your wellbeing, even after the initial pain that brought you to them has subsided
Chiropractors can address back pain, neck pain, soft tissue injuries, plantar fascitis, injuries from a car accident, and much more. Many people book their initial appointments because they are experiencing pain–but after this pain has been fully treated, some patients will continue to see a chiropractor. Chiropractic is a great treatment for improving your sleep, increasing your mobility, and overall improving your health that may be negatively impacted by sitting at a desk all day or feeling stressed.
If you live in Nanaimo BC and think chiropractic will work for you, do not hesitate to contact Harbour City Chiropractic to book a complimentary consultation.