Who is a Chiropractor?
A chiropractor is a healthcare professional focused on the diagnosis and management of issues concerning the skeleton—mostly back and neck pain. It;s safe to say that they treat all neuromuscular disorders related to the bones, nerves, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Through this treatment, emphasis is given to manual adjustment and/or manipulation of the spine.
Most chiropractors work to help reduce pain and improve the functionality of patients as well as to educate them on how to self-heal with proper nutrition and exercise.
Are Chiropractors Worth the Money?
You bet they are! Since it is non-invasive, this type of treatment is much less risky than surgery and this treatment is good for your overall health.
The Various Benefits of Chiropractic Treatment
Treatment for Intense Head and Neck Pain
Most people visit a chiropractor for pain relief, with the most common ailments being neck and back pain. The management of back and neck pain helps with everyday activities and your quality of life improves. Chiropractic care has been shown to immensely help patients with severe migraine. A medical study in 2009 showed that spinal management and other chiropractic care helped improve migraine and cervicogenic headaches. If you are suffering from ongoing back pain, regular treatments from a chiropractor can help ease the suffering.
Mostly, three visits are enough for patients to feel relief.
The Overuse of Painkillers is Decreased
According to surveys and estimations, more than 2 million people in the U.S. are addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers. A recent study shows that nearly 92,000 people in the U.S. died from an illicit or opioid drug-involved overdose in 2020. Painkillers are necessary sometimes, but dependency on painkillers can have disastrous consequences. Therefore, for those dealing with chronic pain, predominantly in the neck and back, getting chiropractic treatment may be the best solution.
Chiropractic Adjustment can Help Improve Your Posture
However much we try, our digital lifestyles with the habit of sitting in front of the screen for hours really create havoc on our posture and our spine.
Chiropractic adjustment methods can help reposition the spine and promote better posture. This treatment will prevent us from slouching and help us sit in perfect alignment.
Body Alignment is Rectified
There is a probability that our body is not aligned properly and we may not even know it. But with one look, a chiropractor can immediately tell if our body is out of alignment and what work will be required to get it back on track. Adjustments and treatments will help ease any kind of pain, adjust our alignment and also prevent vertigo occurrences like losing balance and falling. (if we have been experiencing any such thing)
Chiropractic Treatment Helps with Overall Health and Wellness
After reading all the benefits you may have assumed that chiropractic treatment is only required when you are suffering from intense pain. But no, that’s not the only reason you will require a chiropractor. Firstly, chiropractors don’t just treat pain after it occurs, but can actually help prevent it altogether. A well-aligned body can go a long way in preventing many injuries and help maintain overall health and wellness.
Apart from injuries and pain, chiropractors can help with:
- High Blood Pressure
- Smoking Addiction
- Diet Control
- Weight Loss
Our team of experienced Chiropractors at New Jersey Pain and Injury Center provides expert chiropractic and physical therapy that can help with back and neck pain, muscle inflammation, injuries, correct posture, and hordes of other issues. If you’re experiencing pain but still unsure if seeking chiropractic care is right for you, talk with one of our experts about your symptoms and concerns. We are here to relieve you of your pain!