The Top 7 Reasons To Consider Chiropractic Care
We aim to get to the root cause of the issue
During your first session, we will aim to get to the root of the problem, working out where inflammation and muscle tension may be occurring and building an effective plan of management.
A recent study compared Chiropractic care to prescription medication, during which 94% of patients undergoing Chiropractic care noted a 30% improvement in low back pain at 4 weeks. Compared to this only 56% of patients visiting a GP noted a 30% improvement in low back pain at 4 weeks.
Seeking a better nights sleep
A National Sleep Foundation poll discovered that 60% of adults experience sleep problems at some point throughout their life. The APTA Move Forward survey, unveiled that 37% of adults claim that low back pain affects their sleep, for which Chiropractic care alone has been demonstrated to be effective in 54% of those suffering from poor quality of sleep. https://www.thegoodbody.com/back-pain-statistics/#numbers
Chiropractic care has recently been linked to an improvement in blood flow to the brain, which is essential for great sleep. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6458772/
Provide a boost to your immune system
Current literature suggests that chiropractic care may boost the immune system, as the nervous system and immune system are intimately linked. This concept is not a recent discovery, in fact, it was first theorised in the early 1900s and it’s believed that chiropractic care was implemented during the Influenza Epidemic in 1912.
Furthermore, a group of studies published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics identified several types of immune system cells that showed increased biological activity after a chiropractic adjustment. https://pathoflifechiro.com/for-chiropractors/research---chiropractic/immune-system-function.html
If you prefer to avoid pain medication
Many individuals dealing with neuromusculoskeletal issues choose to see a chiropractor as an alternative to taking pain relief medication, and the side effects that may occur.
Instead of attempting to address the symptoms, unlike medication Chiropractic aims to get to the root cause of the issue, so you can better manage your condition, Chiropractors achieve this by putting together a treatment plan to help you get back on track.
Suffering from neck issues, Migraines or Headaches?
It has been observed that 9/10 individuals suffer from headaches of varying degrees, https://www.acatoday.org/Patients/Health-Wellness-Information/Headaches-and-Chiropractic
A 2012 study reviewed the best options for treating neck pain, in which they recognised that those who underwent chiropractic care and exercise were more than 200% likely to be pain-free compared to those who opted to take medication to address their symptoms. https://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/1033256/spinal-manipulation-medication-home-exercise-advice-acute-subacute-neck-pain
A 2011 study revealed that those under chiropractic care, suffering from either headaches or migraines noted an improvement under chiropractic care. https://www.acatoday.org/Patients/Health-Wellness-Information/Headaches-and-Chiropractic
You are pregnant or planning to be...
Throughout pregnancy, a woman’s body goes through many changes, some of which may lead to back pain and pelvic issues.
At a time when pain medication options are limited, chiropractic care has also been shown to have an 82% success rate when used to turn breech babies.
Looking for an athletic edge
Chiropractic care is often utilised in elite sports, all 32 NFL teams in the US have a chiropractor, addressing ongoing neck, back and neuromusculoskeletal issues.
Allowing athletes to perform at their best. Research has revealed that muscle strength and long jump distances were greatly improved in baseball players who received regular chiropractic adjustments.
Chiropractors are also featured heavily within the Olympic and paralympic games, to aid improvements in performance. Studies carried out on professional athletes have also demonstrated that chiropractic care may help to prevent hamstring strains and other lower limb injuries. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.g