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7 Great Reasons to visit a Chiropractor

At our chiropractic practice in Olney-Brookeville, MD, people visit us every day for many different reasons: 

  • lower back pain
  • tingling radiating pain
  • headaches
  • leg pain
  • injury

These are just a few of the reasons you might need to see your local chiropractor. 

The truth is, spinal health is imperative to your overall health.

Chiropractic care can help improve the overall quality of your life and increase health, all without the use of drugs or surgery.

Compared to prescribed medications in a recent study, it was in fact found that 56% of patients who saw a doctor, saw a 30% reduction in low back pain after 4 weeks. But 94% of patients who underwent Chiropractic treatment saw a 30% reduction in low back pain after 4 weeks. And, Chiropractic treatment for vertigo is believed to be very effective, with a recent piece of research finding that after 3 to 4 treatments, 80% of patients were symptom free!

 

Here are 7 Great Reasons to visit a Chiropractor 

1. Stress Relief

The body functions best when properly aligned.  The nervous system is responsible for pain signals sent to the brain from different parts of the body.  When the spine is not properly aligned, the entire body can feel the effect.  This can cause mental and physical stress over the entire body.  A balanced body leads to less tension and stress.  A well adjusted body allows a person to manage stress better.

 

2. Immune System

When the nervous system is not working properly, different parts of the body are not receiving vital signals necessary to function.  When the nervous system is not working properly, the immune system suffers also.  You'll recover from illness quicker when your nervous system is working.

In fact, a series of studies published by the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics showed that several types of immune system cells, showed increased biological activity after chiropractic adjustment.

 

3. Sleep Better

Most people do not sleep well due to pain, stress, and overall body aches.  A National Sleep Foundation poll found that 60% of American adults experience sleep problems at some time. In fact, according to the APTA Move Forward survey, 37% of adults said that LBP affects their sleep, with over half stating that they suffer from poor sleep quality. Chiropractic treatment and the manipulation therapies used are believed to help to improve blood flow in patients, which is essential for great sleep.

 

4. Help with Migraines and/or Headaches

It is reported that 9 out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches, though varying in intensity, headaches and migraines can really affect your quality of life. In the treatment of headaches and in the treatment of migraines, chiropractic care have proven to be an effective treatment, with spinal manipulation being the technique which is most commonly used.

In fact, a study by JMPT in 2011, found that chiropractic care improves both migraines and headaches, when treated with spinal manipulation techniques.

 

5. Posture Improvement

More and more patients are presenting with curves in the spine and poor posture.  The curve in the neck is particularly delicate and can develop issues due to computer overuse or texting constantly.  Chiropractic treatments, over time, can help realign the neck and spine to improve posture and relieve pain.

 

6. Better Mood

When a person is in pain, their mood often reflects their pain level.  Balancing the body’s nervous system leads to a balance of the chemicals in the body.  Issues such as ADD, ADHD and depression have been known to improve with regular chiropractic care.

The highly qualified doctors of chiropractic at Moss Chiropractic and Wellness near Olney-Brookeville, MD work with patients to increase overall spinal health.  If you are interested in relieving stress, increasing posture or mood, or having better sleep, call Moss Chiropractic and Wellness for a complete free evaluation from our expert chiropractors.  With no pesky insurance forms to fill out or appointment times to remember, finding a path to better health and wellness is just a walk-in away.

 

7. Improve Sports Performance

Chiropractors are widely used for professional athletes and sports – before, during and after a sports performance.

In fact, Doctors of Chiropractic are used by all 32 National Football League teams to deal with ongoing back and neck problems, as well as overall conditioning of the players.

Chiropractors focus on all aspects of the body and are used across all sports within the US Olympic and Paralympic teams, to improve performance. Within baseball, studies have shown that chiropractic care helps prevent hamstring and other lower limb injuries.

 

Come visit!

At Moss Chiropractic and Wellness, we're pain management specialists and we offer natural holistic treatment for pain relief and healing.

You'll easily find us in Olney-Brookeville, MD. Just call (301) 570-9000 or email reception@mosschiropractor.com to discuss your condition and learn about our options for pain relief.

 

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