Long-term wellness benefits of chiropractic care

A chiropractic session is one of the best ways of alleviating pain, boosting your energy levels, and keeping your body properly aligned. But the wellness benefits associated with chiropractic care aren’t limited to the short term. With the help of regular chiropractic adjustments and therapeutic massages, you can greatly improve your overall well-being, allowing you to stay active, alert, and engaged with the world around you for longer.

Lower stress levels

The wonderful sense of calm you experience after a chiropractic appointment doesn’t just last the drive home. The feelings of serenity and peace you experience can last for days. Chiropractic adjustments and massages don’t just target the physical stress in your joints and muscles. They also help lower your emotional and mental stress levels which can become elevated after a tough day at work.

Long-term chiropractic care increases productivity

Reducing your stress levels with chiropractic care can help you in many other parts of your life. When you’re feeling less stressed, you’re more likely to get a better night’s sleep. This means you’re primed to start the next day with a positive attitude, greater energy, and more chance for success. This allows you to be more productive throughout the day and get more done.

Fewer aches and pains

Having a healthy spine is essential to your overall well-being and attending regular chiropractic sessions is the best way to keep it in check. By having consistent spinal adjustments and massage therapy, you can reduce your back and neck pain, which is often caused by spinal issues. 

Improved breathing

Your lungs rely on a healthy nervous system to properly function. If you have a misalignment in the upper ⅔ of your spine, you may experience breathing difficulties and even related conditions, such as asthma. When the thoracic and cervical vertebrae in this part of your spine are correctly aligned, you’re less likely to experience the triggers that cause lung inflammation. This allows you to breathe easier and deeper.

Be more active with long-term chiropractic care

Chiropractic care can also boost your nervous system, allowing it to better communicate with your brain. This can help to lower your pain levels and increase your mobility. When you’re able to move around more freely, you can enjoy an active lifestyle and achieve your fitness goals.

Better balance

When your spine is poorly aligned, it can completely throw off your balance. Even slight subluxations can make it difficult to stand up straight and walk in a straight line. This is especially true if you’re older.

According to the CDC, more than 25% of people aged 65+ experience injuries, such as head injuries and broken bones, as a result of falling over each year. Regular chiropractic sessions can help improve your balance, reducing the odds of you hurting yourself as you get older.

Maintain a healthy weight

When you’re able to enjoy an active lifestyle free from pain and discomfort, it’s much easier to maintain a healthy weight. Being able to do simple things like taking the stairs instead of the elevator and walking to the corner store instead of driving there helps keep the weight off and makes you feel better about yourself.

Long-term chiropractic care improves digestion

According to the National Institutes of Health, 60-70 million people throughout the US are affected by digestive diseases, such as IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease). These conditions can result in uncomfortable symptoms, such as indigestion, heartburn, stomach pain, constipation, and diarrhea. As some of the nerves that run through your spine are responsible for your intestinal functions, these symptoms can often be successfully managed through simple spinal alignments. 

Stronger immune system

The better your nervous system can communicate with the rest of your body, the more powerful your immune system becomes. This makes it easier for your body to fight off illnesses, which can be very helpful during cold and flu season.

Change your life today with long-term chiropractic care

Chiropractic care isn’t just something to seek out if you’ve suffered an injury as the result of an accident. Regular spinal adjustments and therapeutic massages can help you avoid the everyday aches and pains we all experience, as well as helping to boost your overall health.

Good health is often something we take for granted — until we don’t have it anymore. By taking care of your spine, you can experience all kinds of beneficial side effects as a result. Lower stress levels, increased productivity, less discomfort, and a stronger immune system are just the beginning.

If you’re ready to become the best version of yourself, make your first appointment today. Our team of qualified Veeva chiropractors is waiting to help you get to the root of your aches and pains and provide you with the treatment you need to live a healthier, happier, and more comfortable life.

About the author

Matt has been helping providers within the healthcare setting for over a decade. He realizes how best to solve a patient’s problem by understanding the individualism of each patient. Therefore knowing what their true needs are.  To focus on the patient and the “Why” they need their particular service that goes beyond the initial reason for them to seek treatment.

Matt has been with Veeva since 2018. He also has access to over 75 years of combined real-life hands-on experiences from the many doctors within the Veeva Chiropractic landscape.

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