Chiropractic is a non-invasive, safe and natural treatment for a wide range of conditions. In fact, you can find numerous chiropractic rehab videos online that show how effective this technique is in addressing numerous types of pain and discomfort. Since this is drug-free and natural, chiropractic treatment does not involve any side effects that are common with the use of medication for a prolonged period of time.

How Chiropractic Works

There are 24 different vertebrae in the spinal column. When these are in excellent condition, you become more capable of moving comfortably whether it is a bending or twisting motion. The spinal column is also responsible for protecting the central nervous system, which is an area that coordinates and controls your muscles and body tissues and organs. With this in mind, it is essential to have the spine aligned considering how essential it is in allowing you to move more smoothly.

On the other hand, when there is poor functioning on your vertebrae, misalignment is often the cause. Also known as subluxation, this is primarily a dysfunction on your joints that can cause pain and discomfort. Unfortunately, joint dysfunctions are often ignored and unaddressed, which may lead to further miscommunication that occurs between your body and brain.

Chiropractic care helps align the spine and improve the transmission of messages from your nerves to the body. With routine chiropractic treatment, you can experience an improvement on your posture, relief from pains on different parts of the body such as the foot, ankle, knee and leg, enhanced physical performance and better coordination of joints. Most importantly, the fact that this technique is non-invasive, there is no lengthy recovery period involved with the treatment session. You can quickly go back to your activities, although it is best to continue with the recommended number of treatment sessions for optimal improvement on your condition.

Dr. Katie Mercer

Dr. Katie Mercer

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