In your everyday life you experience wear and tear on our spine and muscles. It is usually so small that you don't notice until you are injured in such a way that you cannot ignore it. Chiropractic care can help to correct injuries and prevent them from occurring in the first place. It's important to understand some of the basics of what's going on with your body and your anatomy so you can see what it takes to get better. Your lifestyle choices actually affect your ability to recover from injuries.
You'd be shocked to know how many people deal with pain in some shape or form and self medicate (with risk of side effects or long term organ damage) or opt for (what can be) risky surgery. I'm not going to lie and say I haven't taken any Advil during a flare up. I have, but I knew it wouldn't get to the root of the problem and I wanted to work hard to let my body heal, not just mask the pain and then overdo it because the symptoms were dulled with meds. Many people just deal and suffer time after time until they hit a breaking point where they are willing to do anything for relief. What is so amazing about chiropractic is that there's a very good chance it can help you avoid something more invasive. It's also rewarding to play an active role in your recovery and having the option be proactive, rather than reactive in the future of your spinal health & physical well-being.
Listen, if your spine was on your face you would take better care of it. Because it's not and it can take a long time to recover from an injury, isn't it important to be informed about your options AND be in good, supportive hands?
I do everything I can to help my patients get well while they're at the office and encourage them to add to their self care outside of the office. My advice comes from personal and professional experience. Please give me a call if you have any questions. Please share my name if you know anyone who has injured themselves and needs help.