Many people tend to put going to a chiropractor pretty low on the totem pole of their priorities until something significant happens in their life that causes them pain or reduces their ability to function in daily life or in activities they enjoy. A chiropractor is a type of healthcare professional that can help you recover from neuromuscular disorders, commonly through treatment of the spine (via spinal manipulations), as well as reduce the likelihood of otherwise preventable medical situations.
If you’re dealing with a personal injury, whether that’s from auto accidents or natural wear and tear in your life, chiropractic treatment can greatly reduce the pain you’re experiencing. It doesn’t take much looking around online to find studies that promote that individuals with pain find relief from their pain (lower back, headaches, neck pain, and more) through chiropractic treatment.
It’s very common for a chiropractor to help treat patients before severe pain becomes a problem, where spinal adjustments are necessary. Chiropractors are highly trained with extensive schooling and coursework, continue their education on the spine and their industry long after their graduation, and must continue to attend and complete courses to maintain their license.
It’s not uncommon to go to a medical doctor for back or neck pain and be prescribed a drug to reduce the pain. Chiropractic treatments on the other hand don’t require the consumptions of drugs, is a non-invasive (as in no cutting of the skin) process, and allows you to avoid the side effects of drugs and surgeries or other treatment options.
Auto accidents are common causes of personal injury like whiplash. Sports and other physical activities can also cause pulled muscles and other problems with the joints. Visiting a chiropractor can help to reduce or eliminate the pain and get you back to a quick recovery.
Chiropractic is an outpatient service that can be done on your schedule. Scheduling a visit to your chiropractor won’t mean having to sit out of work or be bedridden for days or weeks at a time. In fact, patients can expect to find relief from their soreness within 24 hours of less – without you having to adjust your lifestyle to work around the complications of other treatment options like surgery.
Contact us today at Smiley Chiropractic to learn more about how a chiropractor can help you in your life, whether you’re dealing with minor soreness or pain from a personal injury from an accident!