Chiropractic care can be a safe and beneficial resource for your family in many different ways. Oftentimes chiropractors are viewed as individuals who specialize in treating back and neck pain. In reality, chiropractors seek to treat a variety of different health conditions using more natural and holistic methods.
In many cases, people think about seeing a chiropractor because they are in pain. Most people are under the assumption that if they don’t feel any pain, then there is nothing wrong with them. Unfortunately, pain is a relatively poor indicator of health, and is frequently a symptom that appears after a disease or other condition has advanced.
For example, consider a cavity in your tooth. Does it hurt when it first develops or only after it has become serious? How about heart disease? Regardless of whether you are talking about cancer, heart disease, diabetes, stress or problems with the spine, pain is usually the last thing to appear. When you begin chiropractic care, the first goal is to begin reducing your symptoms. With consistent chiropractic care over longer periods of time, the goal will be to promote better health and wellness through treatment to prevent symptoms from developing in the first place.
Another common misconception about chiropractic treatment is that it can only be applied to adults. Despite what many people think, chiropractic care is not only for adults, and it is becoming more common for children to visit chiropractors, as well. Many of the methods and healing procedures performed by chiropractors are non-invasive and do not require the use of medications. We often don’t consider how delicate a child’s body can be, and what can be done to better protect them. Chiropractic care can be supportive in promoting better overall health and wellness in children and adolescents.
Benefits of Family Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care is a gentle, effective approach to health and wellness that is safe for the entire family. This includes everyone from babies and children, to adults and seniors. Chiropractic care focuses on rectifying subluxations that are interfering with your body’s internal communications system and causing health problems. Subluxations are a slight misalignment within the vertebrae, and even small misalignments of the spine can create problems that span all over different areas of the body.
Like adults, infants and children can suffer from spine misalignments. Infancy and childhood can be an important time to look for subluxations because they are times of such rapid growth and development. The brain and spine play key roles in ensuring that your nervous system is working properly. When your nervous system is not working properly, this can affect the brain to body communications that are needed for your body to be healthy.
Chiropractic not only assists in proper alignment of the spine and neck, but it also helps to clear the neural pathways. In turn, this provides additional support to the nervous system to promote better function, which is vital to healthy living. Due to chiropractic’s full-body approach, it’s a good foundation for regular exercise, healthy eating, and a healthy overall lifestyle in kids.
Chiropractic care can effectively treat various health conditions and provide support for many different family lifestyles. Chiropractic adjustments and treatment are known for helping families by:
- Promoting healthier living
- Treating injuries
- Helping with sleep
- Treating common childhood ailments (flu, earaches, asthma, etc…)
- Aiding breastfeeding
When it comes to your family, health is a top priority. If you think that chiropractic care is something that can benefit your or members of your family, then we highly encourage you to reach out. Our very own Dr. Robert Torgrimson has been providing chiropractic care to families in the Duluth area for over 30 years. You can contact Associated Chiropractic Physicians at (218) 728-3686, we look forward to helping you!