The previous Great NEWS post was on Power Walking Strategy: Powerful Wellness System and today we discuss Chiropractic Care. The recent post on Maintaining Alignment, Muscles and Posture has evolved into a ten part series with expanded content to help more people benefit and learn together. Discover greater details regarding how and why Maintaining Alignment, Muscles and Posture is so essential for your long term happiness and health.

The original blog post shared my top ten tips to help you keep your body in a peak performance physiology for life. It offered short summaries regarding simple suggestions for maintaining alignment, muscles and posture to prevent the challenges from becoming real pains in the back, butt and neck. A few sentences are often not enough to inform, influence and inspire you to take adequate action therefore this post is offering a more detailed explanation of one tip that will help improve the quality of your life now and for the future.

Preventative Health Strategies

Many people have ongoing back, elbow, head, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, wrist or other aches that refuse to go away and often flare up and cause ongoing problems. These may have resulted from a number of individual or collective causes. Even if you have not experienced this yet, applying these suggestions may help prevent them from occurring. Remember an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

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Even a slight back, head, hip or neck alignment or injury issues can have drastic consequences to your health, mental clarity, nerve impulses, organs and long term well being.

Common contributors include: bad posture, car accidents, chair design, child birth delivery issues, computer monitor placement, couches, ergonomics, falls, high heels, imbalanced muscle development, improperly fitting shoes, injuries, low quality shoe inserts and support, mattress/ sleep problems, military service injuries, overdeveloped muscles, pillow size, poor alignment, posture, sports injuries, stress, tight muscles and tendons, underdeveloped muscles, unnatural gait running and walking and many more. Many things can directly and indirectly cause or lead to annoying pains and problems.

In Maintaining Alignment, Muscles and Posture Tip 3 we share “Chiropractic Care and Caring.” A Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) care can offer a variety of valuable services from adjustments, alignment issues, blood analysis, diagnostics, exercise tips, foot analysis, health coaching, injury rehabilitation, nutrition guidance, relaxation, X rays and much more. Chiropractors can be more beneficial for adults, children and seniors than most people realize.

Due to active lifestyles and various accidents, accidents, falls, injuries, trauma and whiplashes it is easy to suffer long term complications that impact maintaining your alignment, muscles and posture. A good chiropractor can help you deal with these challenges and help you get your alignment, muscles and posture in perfect position for peak performance. Even a slight back, head, hip or neck alignment or injury issues can have drastic consequences to your health, mental clarity, nerve impulses, organs and long term well being.

5 Ways Chiropractic Care Can Help

Wellness: There’s a lot of talk about wellness care these days. But what is it? We experience life through our nervous system, and when it is short circuiting we have problems. That’s why optimizing our spine and nervous system is the key to becoming all that we can be and peak performance. Your nervous system is a dynamic system and learns to adapt to whatever is going on in your body and life. Chiropractic care combined with other healthy habits, create new possibilities to develop, grow and take our lives to the next level. It’s easier to see the appeal of this growing cultural trend when you compare it with other types of health care which is often referred to as sick care.

Relief Care: Many people begin with chiropractic care for dealing with an ache, pain or other symptoms. It could be a persistent back ache, foot problems, head ache, muscle spasm, neck ache or pulled muscle. First you must identify the real cause of the pain and then find ways to stop the cause from creating more problems. Once the real cause is identified and corrective actions are taken and symptoms disappear the muscles and soft tissues can heal properly. We are the source of healing.

Establishing a defensive and preventative approach to your health is optimal. We are the source of healing.

Corrective Care: Chiropractic care is directed at solving the alignment issues, imbalance and structural challenges to help reduce nervous system interference to help recreate levels of balance and being aligned. With the most obvious symptoms reduced many members decide to continue their care for long term stability and state of health. This helps stabilize and strengthen their spine and entire skeletal system. Rehabilitation care builds on the investment used to get relief and helps make changes last longer. Many insurance companies today recognize the value of corrective care.

Maintenance Care: Regular chiropractic care, correct exercise programs and quality nutrition can help maintain your progress and avoid a relapse. The intention is to help you preserve your progress and prevent another issue from occurring. A visit schedule will vary based on your age, conditions, overall well being and the stresses in your life. Preserving your progress is valuable, but there are still more opportunities for prevention and protection.

Preventive Care: Beyond preservation there, is the practice of prevention. Periodic chiropractic checkups can help identify potential new problems early. This can minimize the severity of flare-ups or prevent new issues from occurring. Many who value their health take this proactive approach as an investment in their longevity and pain free well being. Early detection is great yet establishing a defensive and preventative approach to your health is optimal.

Corrective Actions to Prevent Problems

While many people start chiropractic care after becoming frustrated with the medical system being unable to help them it may be wise to check out chiropractic care first. Why not see if you can identify the issues early and begin corrective actions before the problems gets to the point they are recommending drugs or surgery? If you are involved in an accident, fall, injury or physical trauma it is highly recommended for you to seek treatment and get x rays. Many chiropractors are set up for x-rays and can help you start immediate care and rehabilitation for an alignment, injury, structural or whiplash causing skeletal and soft tissue damage.

Why not see if you can identify issues early and begin corrective actions before the problems gets to the point they are recommending drugs or surgery?

Even many issues like birthing issues, cranial alignment, early childhood issues, feet problems, joint issues, scoliosis, TMJ and more can be helped by a qualified Doctor of Chiropractic. I know my doctor in Houston is very caring and thorough at looking at all aspects of my health to get to the root causes and focus on eliminating the effects naturally so the body can heal itself. With a specialty in Network Spinal Analysis and chiropractic adjustments I am very eager to see how the overall approach can help since I have been unable to get satisfactory results with other traditional medical approaches to date.

This Great NEWS post regarding Chiropractic Care is provided to give you additional options that can greatly improve your overall health and well being. Are you willing to get an opinion that does not quickly jump to drugs or surgery as the tops solutions fix what hurts? As part of the ongoing series on Maintaining Alignment, Muscles and Posture you have now another great strategy. Enjoy this ten week series inspired from Maintaining Alignment, Muscles and Posture to improve your long term health and peak performance by applying Chiropractic Care and Caring.

What is your current Gap?

How are you doing with maintaining alignment, muscles and posture? Do you have a condition that a doctor of chiropractic might be of help?

Mastery Action Plan (MAP)

If you have been under chiropractic care are you doing your part to follow the suggestions? I you have not been to a DC yet what are you waiting for?

Call to Action

What comments, commitments or questions do you have regarding chiropractic care?

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