There are a number reasons why a person may choose to utilize Chiropractic services. This includes neck pain, headaches, and chronic stress. Chiropractic care isn't just about reducing back pain and sports rehabilitation. And of course, a big concern in any health care field is the safety of the practice. You will find that Chiropractic Care can be beneficial for most, and also safe, due to its natural healing properties and lack of use of dangerous drugs.
There are many stresses on the body's nervous system. Chiropractic care focuses not just on the regions of your back, but also the joints throughout your body. For example, “a chiropractor knows that if your hands have pain and tingling, that the first place to look is your neck, specifically in the mid to lower cervical spine. 1.“
Headaches / Migraines
Chiropractic care has shown to be beneficial for reducing frequency of migraine headaches. A randomized controlled study showed “some people report significant improvement in migraines after chiropractic SMT. 2.“A lot of this is tied in with stress. “A high percentage (83%) of participants in this study reported stress as a major factor for their migraines.”
“Significant research suggests that chiropractic is the safest approach available for relief from neck pain, back pain, headaches and other “musculo–skeletal” complaints. 3.” If you are concerned about the safety of Chiropractic health, rest assured that it is a very safe alternative to prescription drug use in many cases.
1. Chiro.org – Repetitive Stress Disorders by Frank M. Painter, D.C., accessed Dec 2011 http://www.chiro.org/LINKS/repetitive_stress.shtml
2. "A randomized controlled trial of chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy for migraine.” Tuchin PJ, Pollard H, Bonello R. Department of Chiropractic, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10714533
3. Chiro.org – The Safety of Chiropractic by Frank M. Painter, D.C. , accessed Dec 2011 http://www.chiro.org/LINKS/Safety.shtml