Most people visit a dentist at least twice a year. They do so to get their teeth cleaned and to have their dentist check for any cavities or other issues. Chances are you’ve gone to the dentist before and were not in pain, right? But you went because you wanted to avoid future pain and problems– correct? That’s how it is with chiropractic care. Not everyone who visits a chiropractor is in pain. Sometimes they’re there for “preventative maintenance,” taking a proactive approach to their overall health and wellness. It’s better to find a problem early and adjust as needed than to wait too long and the pain becomes overwhelmingly bad.
While chiropractic care is mostly known for bringing pain relief to patients with back pain, it’s also much more than that… Chiropractors examine people’s bodies with an emphasis on their spinal columns. They make manual adjustments on the spine in order to put it “back into alignment.” You might be having issues that aren’t particularly painful, but they are related to your nerves as well as your muscles, joints and various organs. Regular chiropractic adjustments are designed to help your nervous system optimally function in order to improve your overall health. Want to improve your flexibility and range of motion? Want to reduce your muscle tension? See a chiropractor.
Even if you’re not in pain, chiropractic care offers benefits such as reduced stress, improved athletic performance, better digestion and better posture. Chiropractic care also encourages people to improve their nutritional intake and to exercise in ways that help the body feel better.
In Forest Lake, MN, people who care about their overall health and wellness should make an appointment to see Dr. Gerard and staff at Lakewoods Chiropractic. Please call 651-464-0800 or email [email protected] for more information about regular chiropractic care appointments.