Although the history of chiropractic care dates back to 1895, there is still a whole lot about it that most people do not know. Below are five interesting facts about chiropractic care from your friends at total chiropractic care and wellness.
- Getting an adjustment doesn’t hurt.
Many patients will avoid scheduling a visit simply out of fear… but seeing a chiropractor is not painful! There is no snapping, popping, cracking, or breaking of the bones or joints. In fact, most patients don’t experience any discomfort at all!
- Many athletes rely on regular chiropractic care.
In order to maximize their performance and prevent injuries, many athletes – from the minor leagues to the majors – depend on chiropractic care to remain in top physical shape and optimum health. In addition, studies have demonstrated that regular adjustments enhance mobility and can help athletes recover more quickly from injury.
- Chiropractors focus on your overall health.
It is common knowledge that chiropractors work with the spine, but chiropractic care is built upon the premise that the body is capable of healing itself. Ultimately, your chiropractor wants you to focus on being healthy and active, and will always make recommendations to promote a positive lifestyle.
- Regular adjustments help to relieve stress.
Did you know tensions from every day life get stored in the body? Stress can wreak havoc on your system – affecting everything from your immune system to your posture. To remain healthy and reduce stress, schedule a visit with Dr. Todd Goldman of Medford today!
- You are never too old or too young to reap the benefits of chiropractic care.
Quite frequently, misalignments of the spine can occur simply due to the birthing process. A chiropractor can care for all ages – from infants to seniors. Chiropractic care is beneficial to children to help encourage healthy development of the nervous system and to assist with “growing pains”. For seniors, chiropractic care can help to relieve pain and to encourage range of motion.
The best way to learn about chiropractic care and to start experiencing the benefits is to arrange a consult with Total Chiropractic Care. We treat each patient as an individual – addressing your needs, ailments, and goals for care.