Should You See A Chiropractor Before Traveling?

Got the travel bug?

Have you finally saved up enough money to take that trip around the world?

Or, maybe you've got your van loaded up, and you are ready to drive across the country.

Maybe it's just time for your annual summer vacation.

Whatever the reason, you might end up in an airplane, a bus, or your car for an extended period of time.

Then you might end up in a less than comfortable hotel bed, or an air mattress at the in-laws.

Even though you're okay with the sacrifice because you like to travel and see family, your spine isn't going to be as thrilled.

In the article below, we'll discuss what travel can do to your spine and how chiropractic care can help.

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Why The Elite Athletes in the NFL Rely on Chiropractic Care

It's almost Thanksgiving and the NFL season is in full swing.

The players that make up the National Football League are some of the greatest athletes on the planet.

They play a sport that not only requires an immense amount of skill, but their body takes a beating, quite literally, on just about every single play.

From the defensive linemen, all the way to the quarterback, every player that steps foot on the gridiron has to be prepared to take a big hit with every snap of the ball.

One of the surest ways to find success in the NFL is to stay healthy.

Some of the most gifted athletes, and even the most skilled players, never find success because they are prone to injuries.

There's no way to be successful if you never make it onto the field.

So how do they do it? How do they stay healthy when every play could result in a severe injury?

As it turns out, the secret might be chiropractic care.

Every team in the NFL employs a chiropractor as part of their medical team to help manage and prevent injuries.

According to people in the NFL, chiropractic care is essential to their profession, and it demonstrates the vital role chiropractic care plays in optimizing athletic performance.

But what exactly does chiropractic care do for the players?

In the article below, we will talk about exactly that.

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6 Overlooked Natural Remedies For Back Pain

If you are reading this with back pain, then you are one of the 65 million people in the United States that are affected by back pain every year.

Fortunately, most back pain won't require surgery, and most cases go away on their own over time.

That doesn't change the fact that while you have it, back pain can be extremely painful, and even debilitating.

And the painkillers available to ease back pain don't treat the source of the pain, they only mask the symptoms, and they come with a host of unwanted side effects.

As we age back pain will only become more and more common, as muscle elasticity and bone density decrease, leaving your back vulnerable to strain and injury.

When lower back pain persists, no matter how old you are, and interferes with the quality of your life, you are going to be willing to try anything to find relief.

In the article below, we will talk about six natural back pain treatments that are often overlooked and underused.

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How Chiropractic Care Can Keep You Healthy As You Age

As you get older, your body isn't going to work like it did when you were younger.

Even if you do a great job of taking care of yourself, at some point you are going to start slowing down.

You'll get injured easier and more often, it will take you longer to heal from that injury, and unless you continuously work at it, you will lose bone mass and muscle mass.

You'll also have much less energy than you did when you were in your twenties.

Now that all the young people reading this are starting to worry about their golden years don't worry too much.

The good news is that a healthy diet and an active lifestyle can prolong the onslaught of these issues.

And when you pair your healthy lifestyle with chiropractic care, you will be even better off.

And you can do it all without risky surgery or addictive prescription drugs.

Recently there have been many studies published that have investigated the benefits of chiropractic care, and the results have been encouraging.

In the article below, we will discuss several ways chiropractic care can help us stay healthy and active as we get older.

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What Are The Benefits of Back Exercise?

Many people look to chiropractic care as a preventative measure against back pain.

Chiropractic care can treat your back pain, as well as keep it from coming back.

That's why people visit the chiropractor regularly, even when they aren't in pain.

However, seeing a chiropractor is not the only thing you can do to strengthen your back and keep it healthy.

When you're looking to prevent back pain, enhance mobility, and strengthen your back, back exercises are an absolute must.

Back exercises will keep your entire body strong and will limit the problems you have dealing with back pain, sometimes eliminating it completely.

There are so many benefits to back exercise, and you are robbing yourself of those benefits when you choose not to exercise your back.

Back exercise paired with chiropractic care is the holy grail of treating and preventing back pain.

You should always talk to your chiropractor before you start a new exercise program, especially one geared for your back.

In the article below, we will discuss just a few of the fantastic benefits you can receive when you exercise your back.

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Can I Exercise After Visiting The Chiropractor?

Chiropractic care is becoming the most sought-after form of alternative medicine.

People are tired of the side-effects of prescription medication and "reactive" treatments.

They don't want to only mask the symptoms; they want to treat the cause of those symptoms.

Chiropractic care does all of that, while painkillers and surgeries only mask symptoms and are reactive treatments instead of proactive.

Chiropractic care can reduce back pain, align your spine, improve several body functions, improve your posture, treat and prevent headaches, relieve stress...the list goes on and on.

Depending on what you're treating, your sessions may consist of short, routine adjustments, or they could be long-term treatment plans.

Each adjustment involves manipulations of the spine, tissues, and muscles.

Many people that seek out chiropractic care are already very health-conscious and take great care of their bodies.

They eat well, exercise, and are very mindful of their overall well-being.

Chiropractic care is just another part of making sure they get to reap the benefits of optimal health.

Many of those people usually plan on going to the gym or exercising at some point after their appointment with their chiropractor, but is that safe?

Exercising immediately after a chiropractic treatment carries the risk of disrupting the work your chiropractor has performed.

On the other hand, your chiropractor will more often than not recommend regular exercise as part of their treatment plan.

You should always speak with your chiropractor about exercising after your appointment, but in the article below, we will discuss whether or not you should exercise after a chiropractic appointment.

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How Chiropractic Care Can Benefit Elderly Patients

A question we get a lot is if chiropractic care is safe for babies and young children.

Parents are always happy to find out that it is so their children can reap the same benefits that they do with chiropractic care.

But what about the other end of the spectrum?

Is chiropractic care safe for our elderly parents and grandparents?

Many seniors are unaware of the amazing health benefits that are possible through regular chiropractic care.

As we age, we will all begin to face unique health struggles that chiropractic care is specially equipped to treat.

The elderly may suffer from arthritis, a loss of flexibility, brittle bones, poor balance, or joint degeneration.

Luckily, routine visits with a chiropractor can enhance the lives of elderly patients, allowing them to enjoy their golden years.

In the article below, we will discuss six ways chiropractic care can benefit elderly patients.

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Is Walking Good For Lower Back Pain?

Back pain is the most common reason people miss work.

It's also the second leading cause of doctor visits.

In the U.S. alone, back pain costs $100-$200 billion every single year.

On a more personal level, having back pain can prevent you from functioning in typical everyday life.

It can keep you from cooking dinner, playing with your kids, or enjoying your hobbies.

A fear or unwillingness to take prescription painkillers or have surgery, and the cost of treatments are often factors that keep people from finding relief from their back pain.

But what if I told you relief was right outside of your door?

What if all you had to do was slip on a pair of comfortable shoes, and the treatment was free?

Could a simple walk around your neighborhood be all you need to find relief from your back pain?

Walking might not cure the most severe cases of chronic back pain, but for many people, walking is the cheapest, easiest, and most effective way to help prevent lower back pain.

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How Much Does Chiropractic Care Cost?

Chiropractic care is for much more than low back pain, and can treat a wide range of conditions.

It can improve your posture, alleviate uncomfortable symptoms, and enhance your overall well being.

Chiropractic care gets to the root of the problems you're dealing with instead of just masking the symptoms.

Compared to many other treatment options, it is safer, natural, effective, and affordable alternative.

Many factors will influence the cost of your chiropractic care, there isn't a "menu" price for care.

In the article below, we will discuss the factors that will influence the price of your chiropractic care, so you know what to expect and can budget for your treatments.

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The Top Supplements To Help Ease Back Pain

Thousands of people suffer from back pain every single day.

Most of them reach for painkillers to find relief, whether they're over the counter painkillers, or prescribed by your doctor.

However, there is a natural, much safer way to treat and find relief from your back pain.

It all starts with chiropractic care.

Your chiropractor will treat the source of the issue instead of just masking symptoms.

We discuss why you should see a chiropractor even if you don't have back pain here.

You can also take natural supplements that will reduce inflammation and provide some pain relief.

Supplements in coordination with chiropractic care, a healthy diet, and regular exercise will do wonders for your back pain.

But just because a supplement says it's all-natural doesn't necessarily mean it's safe.

You should always speak with your chiropractor before starting a new supplement regimen.

Some supplements can react with other medications and cause complications, and some just don't work.

With that said, in the article below, we will go over a few supplements that when paired with chiropractic care can help provide relief from your back pain.

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