As people become more familiar with what is included in chiropractic care, more are seeking out professionals who provide chiropractic adjustments. A chiropractic adjustment can reduce and/or eliminate pain – back pain, neck pain, headaches and many other ailments. For many people, especially those who have not yet experienced a chiropractic adjustment, that is the extent of their knowledge of the chiropractic adjustment. However, there are many additional benefits of chiropractic care.
Importance of Realigning the Spine
Beyond the fact that a chiropractic adjustment will relieve pain and discomfort by realigning the vertebrae of the spine, the process of realignment has additional benefits. Realigning the spine allows the muscles that support the spine to perform their functions with lower stress. This means that you are much less likely to experience the painful spasming of those muscles which are often the cause of back pain.
Realigning your vertebrae with a chiropractic adjustment can also relieve pain in the spinal column itself. More specifically, if you have vertebrae that are not aligned properly, they can pinch the disks that lay between each vertebra. If there is undue pressure on one or more disks, the pain can be excruciating. Chiropractic adjustments realign the vertebrae so that the disks in between them sit the way they are supposed to. Chiropractic adjustments can also improve headaches, neck aches and even sciatica.
Realigning The Spine
There are other benefits caused by the chiropractic adjustment, and they are all good. Realigning the spinal column to its preferred and balanced state not only reduces pain by solving the problems that arise from misalignment, but it also causes the body to release endorphins. The result is more than an absence of pain, but the new presence of a feeling of well-being. This can be done without relying on over-the-counter medications or an invasive surgical procedure.
That feeling of well-being should not be discounted or underappreciated. The relief that is felt by the relief of chronic pain is a hugely positive experience. However, our team will not stop there. We will create and implement a plan for you that will help prevent pain from various degrees of spinal misalignment from occurring again. Periodic chiropractic adjustments are a great part of your overall health maintenance, and St. Paul Chiropractic & Natural Medicine Center is staffed by professionals who are experts in their fields. Call us at 651.644.7207 to schedule an appointment.