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How Chiropractic Care Can Help Relieve Stress and Contribute to Mental and Physical Health

Unsurprisingly, research has shown that more than half of U.S. adults feel that their mental health has been negatively impacted due to worry and stress over the current COVID-19 pandemic.

How Soon After a Car Accident Should I See a Chiropractor?

There are many different ways in which we can become injured. Car accidents represent one of the most common causes of injuries sustained by adults and children in the U.S. Not all of these injuries are reported either – those which are less serious and don’t require an immediate visit to an emergency room, doctor or other medical professional are often overlooked. This is especially true when it comes to those injuries which affect the musculoskeletal system.

How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Headaches

Around 90% of adults will experience recurrent headaches during their lifetime. While there are many different medications that can help to treat the effects of headaches, they usually alleviate the symptoms rather than treat the underlying cause. Fortunately, chiropractic care can do both.

How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Anxiety and Overall Health

Studies estimate that more than 40 million people suffer from some degree of anxiety and many of these people take medications to enable them to cope with their condition day to day. Unfortunately, most of these medications simply mask the symptoms of your anxiety, rather than treating the root cause, meaning that if you wish to stop taking the drugs, your symptoms will return.

Health Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Many people only associate chiropractic care with treating back or neck pain. While it absolutely can help to alleviate the discomfort that you may be experiencing in your back and/or neck and even treat the underlying cause, it is far from the only positive effect that chiropractic care can have.

Using Chiropractic Care to Counteract Poor Posture in the Workplace

Read how a chiropractor and chiropractic care can help correct back, shoulder, and neck pain from poor posture at the workplace.

Why See a Chiropractor After an Accident?

Accidents and injuries can occur at any time. From a simple slip, trip, fall or crush injury to being involved in a car accident, the way in which we can be hurt, and the consequences of our injury can vary immensely. Since musculoskeletal injuries aren’t visible, it is recommended that patients visit a chiropractor within 48 hours of being involved in any sort of accident where pressure/force has been placed onto the body which will enable prompt diagnosis and treatment of any issues.

What are the side effects after a car accident?

Most of us will be involved in some sort of car accident at some point during our lifetime. If we are lucky, this will be a fairly minor accident and one where we receive a minimal injury. Nevertheless, we strongly recommend that if you are in a car accident, you get seen by a chiropractor as soon as you can, regardless of whether you feel fine or not. Many injuries are not apparent right away, but if they aren't detected and treated fairly quickly, they could result in long-term pain and ongoing mobility issues.

How a Chiropractor Can Help with Sports Injuries

You were injured playing sports, and now you have one goal in mind: to recover quickly so you can get back on the playing field. Reaching that goal is easy when you see a chiropractor. Your chiropractor can treat a variety of sports injuries, including strains, sprains, hyperextensions, neck injuries, and repetitive motion injuries. Most importantly, the provider can help you recover quickly, so you’ll be back in the game in no time.

Reasons Extra Adjustments Help When You’re Stressed

Stress is an unavoidable part of life. Whilst we may try to do all that we can to avoid it, it often sneaks up on us when we least expect it. There can be a huge number of different things that are causing stress in your life from your job or business, to your health, financial worries, family and kids. Whatever the cause of your elevated stress levels, it is important that you get these under control as soon as you can. One of the main reasons for this is because stress places the body under a great deal of strain and this can have physical as well as emotional effects. For example, stress has been proven to cause an inflammatory response in the body, and excessive inflammation has been linked to a range of health problems including autoimmune disorders, heart disease and stroke. Stress can also take a toll on your emotional health and wellbeing. Fortunately, chiropractic adjustments are a very effective treatment for managing stress and helping patients to avoid any associated conditions.