Chiropractic care may be able to help if you are looking for a way to treat a health issue that typical treatments haven’t fully worked to treat. Chiropractors make adjustments to your body through hands-on spinal manipulation so that the body can go back to its proper position. Chiropractic care can help with a wide range of health issues.
There are many benefits for going to a chiropractor besides a stiff neck or achy back. The human body is a complex system that is intertwined, and one issue can cause a chain reaction in the body that leads to multiple problems. Chiropractic care has the ability to reset the body’s systems that can help solve a wide-range of health issues. If you suffer from any of the following health issues, chiropractic care may be able to benefit you.
Musculoskeletal System – The musculoskeletal system includes bones, muscles, ligaments, joints, and connective tissues. If you are experiencing muscle, joint, back, or neck pains, chiropractic care may be able to help. By realigning the body’s spine, chiropractic care can configure the body’s nerves to be in the correct position for optimal conduction. This allows the whole musculoskeletal system to reset and function the way it’s supposed to. For example, the connective tissue around a joint can be reset to reduce joint pain. Because the human body is a complex, intertwining set of systems, it’s possible to fix a variety of issues by manipulating the spine. Chiropractic care is even beneficial for back disorders. Your chiropractor will evaluate your pain and the adjustments required for your specific situation and will determine how many sessions are required for your treatment.
Organ System – The musculoskeletal system works to protect the body’s vital organs from damage. However, because of the close relationship between the musculoskeletal system and the organs, if one isn’t functioning properly, the latter’s functionality also gets affected. Realigning the spine and nerves can allow the organs to function the way they should. For example, chiropractic care can be very beneficial for patients with organ function related issues such as asthma. Chiropractors can reset the body’s specific nerves that affect how the lungs function. For someone with asthma, eliminating the nerves’ obstructions may allow the lungs to function better.
Digestive System – When people think about chiropractic care, they think about joint and back pain. No one really thinks about the benefits it can have on how the body digests food. However, chiropractic care can be beneficial for a wide range of health issues including digestive problems. The human spine is the center of the body’s nervous system. When it is misaligned, nerves connecting to the rest of the body are affected, including the digestive system. Proper chiropractic care in specific areas of the spine can help reset the nerves directly affecting the digestive system. This can drastically reduce systemic digestive problems associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome or Crohn’s Disease. Chiropractic care can help reduce the severity and frequency of flare-ups and help the digestive system process foods the way it’s supposed to.
At Lynx Healthcare, your health is our mission. Make an appointment with one of our doctors to talk about your pain management and chiropractic needs. To make an appointment at our Tri-Cities, Walla Walla, Oregon, Yakima or Goldendale Pain Clinics, call (509) 591-0070. To make an appointment at our Spokane location, call (509) 321-4575.