7 Advantages of Consistent Chiropractic Care

Most people are aware that chiropractic can help reduce back pain. However, there are some benefits of seeing your Charlotte, NC chiropractor regularly that are less widely known. These advantages may just make your life happier.

Advantages of chiropractic care include:

  1. It encourages natural recovery. Whereas most other therapies involve the use of medications, surgical procedures, or injections; chiropractic supports your body in treating itself naturally.
  2. It reduces childhood ear infections. A large number of boys and girls experience repeated ear infections, and are often given antibiotic drugs. Some youngsters experience a drop in otitis media after getting regular chiropractic care.
  3. It can boost your immunity. Studies indicate that chiropractic adjustments may trigger a down regulating of pro-inflammatory cytokines and an increase in antibodies involved in the immune response. Furthermore, chiropractic can increase the production of leukocytes that assist the white blood cells in fending off disease.
  4. It can ease digestive problems. If you have a difficult time with digestion, consistent chiropractic appointments can often lessen symptoms.
  5. You get a better night's sleep. When you are not affected by spinal pain, your quality of sleep gets better, enabling you to feel more energized and focused.
  6. It can reduce your blood pressure. When the spine is out of place, body functions -- like your blood pressure -- are not maintained properly, putting you at risk of these types of health issues.
  7. It can enhance your balance. The more durable and healthy your spine is, the less difficult it is to balance, potentially preventing a personal injury due to instability like a slip and fall.

Experience these advantages and more when you see Dr. Gomez in Charlotte, NC. Call and make your next appointment now!

Studies

Alcantra, J and Mayer DM. The successful chiropractic care of pediatric patients with chronic constipation: A case series and selective review of the literature. Clinical Chiropractor 2008. 11 (3) 138-47.

Bakris G, Dickholtz M, Meyer PM, Kravitz G, et al. Atlas vertebra realignment and achievement of arterial pressure goal in hypertensive patients: a pilot study. Journal of Human Hypertension 2007;21:347-352.

Knutson G.A. Significant changes in systolic blood pressure post vectored upper cervical adjustment vs resting control groups: a possible effect of the cervicosympathetic and/or pressor reflex. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapy 2001;24(2):101–109.

McMasters KL, et al. Blood pressure changes in African American patients receiving chiropractic care in a teaching clinic: a preliminary study. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2013; 12(2): 55-59.

Pohlman KA, Holton-Brown MS. Otitis media and spinal manipulative therapy: a literature review. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2012;11(3):160-9.