Who Can Benefit from Chiropractic? Everyone!!
Chiropractic care is a drug-free, hands-on, non-invasive practice that is safe and effective for the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions – from small children to elderly adults to pregnant women to Olympic athletes.
The whole family can benefit from chiropractic care. Children may be at risk of injuries through play or sports activities, parents are also at risk of injuries through work, recreation, and household activities. Families have busy schedules and Chiropractors are trained to understand their individual needs and provide patient-centered care to all family members.
As we age we are generally more susceptible to develop injuries, aches and pain. Chiropractors are committed to helping seniors live long healthy lives by reducing the risk of falls, injury and disability. Chiropractors can help in testing your strength, mobility, function and balance, as well advise on exercise, nutrition and preventative strategies to keep you active longer.
Relieve aching muscles: Chiropractic treatment can include various modalities including muscle work and acupuncture, and stretches to help rehabilitate postural changes.
Reduce back and pelvic pain: Gentle spinal manipulation and mobilization of joints and soft tissue can help reduce pain and improve function of your back and pelvis.
Help prepare for childbirth: A chiropractor can recommend safe, effective exercises and stretches to help prepare your body for the baby’s delivery.
Ensure a faster recovery: As part of a comprehensive plan of management, chiropractic treatment can help manage quicker recovery and address post-natal biomechanical complaints and rehabilitation.
A chiropractor can properly assess, diagnose and treat sports injuries and help you prevent them from reoccurring.
Reduce pain: Joint manipulation and manual mobilization as well as soft tissue therapy can increase your range of motion and relieve pain.
Relieve fatigued muscles: Chiropractic treatment can include manual therapies complemented by modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and acupuncture as well as soft tissue therapy.
Ensure a faster return to sports: Regular chiropractic care, combined with rehabilitation help athletes return to play faster and prevent future reoccurrence.
Chiropractors can provide advice and guidance on preventing work-related injuries that may include workplace ergonomics, stretches and exercises to keep employees healthy.
Reduce neck and low back pain: Spinal adjustments and manual mobilization of joints as well as soft tissue therapy can help alleviate symptoms and, restore function as well as improve posture.
Ensure a faster return to work: Studies have demonstrated the patients under chiropractic care return to work faster. The multi-modal approach including adjustments, combined with an exercise/rehabilitation plan and lifestyle and occupational modifications has been shown to be effective in treating employees of various sectors.
Prevent reoccurrence: Chiropractors are trained to assess movement, function and occupational demands, including ergonomics, to create a better work environment to decrease the risks of developing musculoskeletal conditions. For example, chiropractors can advise you on an ergonomic chair, back supports and proper height to keep your vision on your work without hunching or straining your neck, as well as educating you on proper posture and how to keep your spine healthy.
Prevention & Maintenance
Chiropractors are health promoters and keenly interested in the prevention of injuries and conditions. Receiving periodic maintenance treatment can help prevent reoccurrence of musculoskeletal conditions and keep you healthy and active. Chiropractors are trained to provide a thorough assessment and suggest a comprehensive treatment plan to meet your goals and needs, they can also provide guidance for physical activity, nutritional counselling and recommend injury prevention strategies.
If aches and pain are affecting your ability to engage in your activities of daily living and actively participate in life, chiropractic care can help. Even without symptoms and pain, preventative care may be right for you. Call us and let us know how we can help you reach your optimal health!
Did you know…..?
Although the chiropractic profession was founded in the United States in 1895, Chiropractic is popular all over the world, and spinal manipulation has a long history of use in China. Each day, over one million adjustments take place across the globe. That’s a whole lot of relief!