Chiropractic care is a form of alternative medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders. It is based on the belief that the body has the ability to heal itself, and that misalignments in the spine can cause a range of health problems. Here are five things that many people may not know about how chiropractic care can help:
- Pain relief: Chiropractic care can be effective in relieving various types of pain, including back pain, neck pain, and headaches. By manipulating the spine and other joints, chiropractors can help to reduce inflammation and improve the function of the nervous system, leading to reduced pain.
- Improved mobility: Chiropractic adjustments can help to improve the mobility of joints, making it easier for people to move around and participate in their usual activities. This can be especially beneficial for individuals who have chronic pain or limited mobility due to injuries or conditions such as arthritis.
- Enhanced athletic performance: Many athletes seek chiropractic care to improve their performance and reduce their risk of injury. Chiropractic adjustments can help to improve balance, coordination, and flexibility, which can be beneficial for athletes of all levels.
- Stress reduction: Chiropractic care can help to reduce stress by improving the function of the nervous system. This can lead to better sleep, improved mood, and a greater sense of overall well-being.
- Prevention of future health problems: By addressing misalignments in the spine and other joints, chiropractic care can help to prevent future health problems from occurring. By ensuring that the body is functioning optimally, chiropractors can help individuals maintain good health and avoid potential issues down the line.
Overall, chiropractic care can be a valuable addition to any healthcare routine. Whether you are seeking relief from pain, improved mobility, enhanced athletic performance, stress reduction, or prevention of future health problems, chiropractic care may be able to help.
Visit us at ProActive Health today to “Align Your Spine, Realign Your Life!”
Ready to see a chiropractor, whether for the first time or as someone looking to visit a new chiropractic office? Dr. Doug Patterson or Dr. Michael Hummer at ProActive Health is the top choice in the Michiana area! They will help guide you in developing a plan to tackle a routine exercise plan, consuming the right foods, and targeting your goals with chiropractic care.
Dr. Doug Patterson hurt his back in 1993 thus he first sought the care of a Chiropractor. After this experience, he decided he wanted to help people himself by pursuing chiropractic. He is a 1997 graduate of the Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia, and has been in practice for 25+ years. Since then, Dr. Doug has expanded his field of practice to include functional medicine, science-based nutrition, and now certified in Shockwave Therapy. Schedule a visit with Dr. Doug at ProActive Health today!
Dr. Michael Hummer is native to northern Indiana. He grew up very active and found great enjoyment playing football, rugby, and wrestling. Dr. Mike earned his undergraduate degree in Dietetics at Ashland University where as a student-athlete he was a member of the varsity wrestling team. After graduation, he went on to become a personal trainer, and through his passion for both fitness and nutrition, he helped people to achieve their own goals and acquire greater health and wellness. At the same time, he also enjoyed working with and inspiring the local youth throughout his community through his dedication as a volunteer wrestling coach. Now Dr. Mike is excited to apply his education from Logan University and versatile skill set in aiding the community as they strive for greater health and happiness. Dr. Mike is also certified in Shockwave Therapy.. Schedule a visit with Dr. Mike at ProActive Health today!