8 Benefits of Going to a Chiropractor

Written by Dr. Derek Larsen DC

Last Updated on February 15, 2024

Chiropractors are known for their alternative back and neck pain management techniques. However, apart from helping heal your injuries, they can also help you avoid getting injured in the future. There are many other advantages from visiting an alternate health care professional and utilizing their methods. Learning about the benefits of visiting a chiropractor if you suffer in any way can help you find an alternative less invasive solution to your health issues.

Let’s look into the benefits of going to a chiropractor

  • Improves Joint Mobility: Chiropractic adjustments and associated physical therapy exercises gradually increase the mobility, and range of motion of joints. Which has a positive effect on the surrounding muscle. Improved joint mobility also makes it less susceptible to bone-related injuries in the future.
  • Addresses concerns at the source: Chiropractors focus on removing the root cause of your condition instead of treating the symptoms superficially as medications do. The chiropractic approach is non-invasive, and when done professionally, the symptoms gradually disappear as the individual healing process is affected.
  • Low-Risk Treatment: When you have chosen a licensed and experienced alternative health care professional, there is great care taken in mitigating any risk associated with the alternative health care, This is especially true considering chiropractic methods. Chiropractic does not include the risks of western medicine such as medication and surgery which can have great risk associated with them.. However, it is important to be adjusted by a licenced chiropractor, the minor risk associated with chiropractic increases when a spinal manipulation is not performed by a professional.
  • Compliments Multiple Therapeutic Approaches: Medicines, whether allopathic or homeopathic, cannot be mixed and matched without supervision from a healthcare professional. If you suffer from two or more illnesses,  it is vital to be careful about the reactions between prescription medications. However, since there are no medications involved in chiropractic, this specific risk is avoided. It is important to tell your chiropractor about any medications you are taking so that he or she is aware of them and their side effects. Occasionally chiropractors utilize different supplements to complement the effect of the chiropractic adjustment. Prescription medications are taken into consideration when supplements are added to the individual’s care plan. Physical therapy, acupuncture, massage therapy and other less invasive treatments work in tandem with chiropractic.
  • Personalized Therapies: Chiropractic approaches are an alternative health care procedure. We combine cutting-edge research of the human body with a recognition and a deeper understanding of every patient as an individual. When you opt for a chiropractic approach, you receive personalized therapy and care plans after a thorough interview and physical examination with your specialist.
  • Improves Athletic Performance: Most professional, as well as many amateur athletes, benefit from chiropractic care. Chiropractic helps enhance their athletic performance. Chiropractic helps increase the flexibility of joints and reduce tissue restriction which allows for better movement of the entire body. Adjustments used by these alternative health care professionals also help reduce stress, improving the health of the mind and the body. 
  • Speeds Up Recovery: Many people opt for alternative health care options after injuries and surgeries. Movement exercises along with joint manipulations can help speed up the recovery.
  • Improves Bodily Functions: Chiropractic spinal adjustments help heal painful tissues and also help improve other bodily functions like sleep, immunity, energy levels, and overall health of a patient by encouraging the nervous system to function optimally. The spine and brain have an inseparable connection, careful adjustments help reduce stress and tension. Improved function of the nervous system also improves the immune system of a person and therefore strengthens the body to help prevent dis-ease. 

About Happy Family Chiropractic

Get rid of your chronic pains with a chiropractor in Juneau. Do visit us at Happy Family Chiropractic. We provide chiropractic neck adjustment, bodyworker, physical examinations, sports chiropractors, and re-evaluation exams at our clinic. Get your free consultation or book your appointment now! Call us on (907) 531-7604 or email us for more details.

Disclaimer: This article has been written for educational purposes only. If you are experiencing any health issues we recommend that you seek medical attention. You are more than welcome to contact Happy Family Chiropractic with any of your medical concerns and we can help guide you to appropriate treatment whether through

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