Because chiropractic care is a non-invasive treatment (and is also drug-free), most consider it the safest choice for treating any back pain, neck pain, arm and leg joint pain. In addition, chiropractic helps with headaches/migraines and other skeletal conditions. While no one can guarantee a risk-free experience with any form of medicine (even though chiropractic has a near-perfect record), it is important to know the risks before going in.
Posture is vital to your overall health, but it can be tough to correct poor posture because the muscles that create your posture cannot be contracted consciously. That typically leaves people wondering what they can do to correct their posture. Here are 5 tips I've given to patients over the years:
If you have ever experienced a decreased range of motion, you know the importance of being able to move freely. Our mobility is likely the thing we take most for granted. Decreased mobility is usually caused by sports related injuries, poor lifestyle choices, and aging. And none of us want to wake up in pain every day, so here's what you need to know about how chiropractic can increase your range of motion:
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.
Majority of people don't know much about anatomy, besides the basics of course. Your spine goes from the base of your skill to your pelvis and supports all of your body weight while protecting your spinal cord. Naturally, as a chiropractor, I think the spine is awesome! Chiropractor or not, there are some awesome, little known facts about the spine that I wanted to share with you:
The first thing that comes to mind when hearing "chiropractic" is back or neck pain relief. However, chiropractors can help with much more than back pain and neck pain. Besides helping you with your overall health and wellness, there are multiple injuries and conditions that chiropractic care can help with.
If you've ever been to a chiropractor, you probably know that chiropractic care is not limited to neck and back pain relief only. I can safely say, you will leave my office feeling better than you did when you arrived. At Williamsburg chiropractic, we strive to give you a positive experience from the moment you walk through the door.