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 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 treatment carries the risk of disrupting the work you just received.
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 doctor about exercising after your appointment, but in the article below, we will discuss whether or not you should exercise after a chiropractic appointment.