Every new year comes with a bundle of hopes and resolutions. We try to make the most out of the coming year with habits and practices that enhance our health and well-being. On that note, the revival of alternative medicine in recent decades has given many opportunities to heal the human body and soul like never before. Chiropractic adjustment is one such practice that is helping thousands of people deal with pain and illness.

Chiropractic practitioners treat numerous conditions, especially those of the spinal cord. A wonderful way to kickstart the new year is to begin a regimen to improve your general health. Start by relieving back pain due to a job that demands hours of sitting. A spinal adjustment will straighten the posture and let the healing energy flow.  For those unfamiliar with chiropractic procedures, there are a few distinctive features of chiropractic procedures:

  • Treatment is mostly done using hands
  • The treatment plan depends on factors like- extent of the injury, general health, and condition of the spine
  • Adjustments involve using controlled force, leverage, amplitude, and velocity at specific joints in the body
  • Sessions are usually separated by a day or two according to particular needs and might continue for weeks
  • Clients can request for mild versions if they are enhancing general health
  • Other methods like cryotherapy, superficial heat, low-level laser, body vibration and yoga can be mixed with chiropractic techniques

People have found satisfying results in conditions like back pain, migraine, joint pain, inflammation in joints, sprains, and other non-musculoskeletal problems. There is a holistic aspect of this practice, which acknowledges that there is a natural healing mechanism of the body that can be nurtured by healthy practices. Some of the easiest ways to maintain this balance are by incorporating some essential everyday habits:

  • Yoga and breathing exercises are a great way of relieving stress and clearing thoughts
  • Getting outdoors for even a simple walk for 15 to 20 minutes can lower blood pressure and improve mental performance
  • A good night’s sleep can keep you recharged the whole day
  • Drinking water helps with concentrate and retaining energy
  • A healthy diet is mandatory for a healthy body add more proteins in the form of eggs, chicken, peas or beans

These are some simple ways of making this upcoming year a healthier one. Most importantly, try to be a positive energy to the people around you. It is the easiest way to feel good!

For more information on how chiropractic adjustments can help your health or to schedule a consultation, contact Preston Chiropractic and Acupuncture by calling 919-238-5040.