When it comes to good health for you and your family, preventing a problem is much easier than treating a problem. In the long run, prevention also costs much less.
Most of us were introduced to chiropractic care when we were adults, and we had to play catch-up for however long a period of time before we really began to feel healthy again. If we began chiropractic care as a younger adult, it probably didn’t take too long to restore good health.
Chiropractic care is valuable for you and is valuable for your children. Kids are natural explorers – they run, jump, climb things, fall down, and bounce around. Kids are resilient – this ability to recover quickly is one of the great benefits of being very young. Occasionally, one of these activity-related injuries impacts a child’s spine. Nothing obvious has happened and nothing hurts. But there may be subtle injuries to spinal muscles and spinal ligaments that have a long-term effect on spinal nerve function.
Chiropractors are the spinal health experts. Helping to restore proper spinal biomechanics and improved nervous system function begins with a patient’s case history. This gives the chiropractor a background about your health, such as surgeries, accidents, the onset of your condition, and other details affecting your current health. After reviewing your history and discussing your specific problem, a thorough orthopaedic, neurological, and chiropractic examination is performed.
These examinations help identify areas of spinal dysfunction and resulting nervous system interference. The findings of these examinations are explained and a plan of chiropractic adjustments may be recommended. Progress is monitored with periodical examinations and follow-up reports.
Chiropractic uses safe and gentle, scientific methods for the relief of pain, spinal misalignment and nerve irritation. If prevention sounds like a better idea, chiropractic also helps to keep your body functioning at its best. Regular chiropractic check-ups help keeps you in tip-top shape. Those who are active, have stressful lives, or want to be their very best find that a schedule of preventative visits are helpful in the maintenance of good health and for keeping the body functioning at its best.