While chiropractic has consistently proven to be a highly effective means of reducing back pain and neck pain, what about after the pain has subsided? Do you want to learn more? Click Physical Evidence Chiropractic: David Lipman, DC.
What are the benefits of chiropractic in asymptomatic people who no longer have spine-related pain, or even never experienced it?
If you have been to a chiropractor in the past, or even if you have a family member who has used chiropractic treatment, you have probably heard that even after the pain is gone, the doctor recommends treatments.
This post-pain service is commonly referred to as preventive or maintenance care, and is somewhat controversial in some circles as to whether it is truly beneficial to painless people.
Ask any chiropractor who not only practices in the profession for a living but also undoubtedly receives the very same type of treatment they provide on a ‘preventative’ or ‘maintenance’ level and they will of course tell you that chiropractic is much more than a way out of pain – it’s a way to maintain optimal health for life.
The study showed significant improvements in respiration, range of motion, cardiovascular function, immune function, muscle strength, recovery period and decreased working hours of pregnant women under chiropractic care just to list a few advantages.
During my years in chiropractic, I witnessed first-hand the effect that corrections may have on patients who have ‘no pain.’ The aim for these people, like myself, is to preserve optimum nerve flow from their spine to their muscles and organs to insure that they are working at their full level and to avoid complications sneezing on them.
Whether it’s improved flexibility, more energy, getting sick less often or adding 10 yards to their drive during the weekly golf game, I have the privilege of hearing about the impact that a spinal adjustment has on the lives of people every day.
Combined with a healthy diet, exercise and stress management, I’ve ensured that regular chiropractic adjustments have remained a consistent part of the wellness plan for my family. And while I respect the decision of anybody to use the incredible power of chiropractic in whatever way makes sense to them, I also believe that people should be aware of the impact that a lifetime of chiropractic care can have on the overall prevention of future problems and the optimisation of wellness right now.
Far more individuals in our culture become hooked to pain killers-which tend to have harmful side effects over time-than to natural treatments like chiropractic and acupuncture. For some, the medicine is important to pain relief, but for so many others, taking an interest in actually improving their wellbeing will enable them to use medications as originally intended … Bridging the gap between cure and injury.