Chiropractic Care and Wellness
Traditionally, people typically associated chiropractic care with the relief of back and neck pain. However, in more recent years, there has been a dramatic shift in patients seeking wellness. Patients don't just want to get better, but they also want to stay better. People are more aware of healthy food choices, the benefits of exercise, and the wellness benefits that chiropractic care can provide.
Pain is often the driving force prompting people to consult Dr. Carradine for relief, and the type of care she provides is specifically designed to relieve the patients pain, numbness, tingling and other symptoms. This acute care can require frequent visits initially to resolve. Once the patient is out of pain and mobility is regained, patients may think that care is no longer needed, however, chiropractic care can continue to improve nervous system functioning and promote healing.
Health conscious patients choose wellness chiropractic care at this point in time to continue their body's healing process and continue improving the function of their nervous system. Wellness chiropractic care also prevents your pain and other symptoms from returning and helps you live life to the fullest!
Health is not just an absence of pain, symptoms or disease. True health is a lifestyle! True health is our body functioning at it's optimal potential on all levels, including physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.
Proper positioning while sleeping, sitting, standing, lifting and performing various activities, such as getting in/out of a car play a role in your health. If you don't sleep in a proper sleeping posture and you sleep for 8 hours per day, that equates to 1/3 of your life in that bad position, and it will have an adverse effect on your spine. Proper nutrition and a regular exercise program are also an important part of a healthy lifestyle.
Wellness chiropractic care is a vital component to help your body maintain proper nervous system function. The nervous system controls all the other systems in your body, so if it's not functioning at 100%, then the systems it controls cannot function at 100%. Your spine encases the spinal cord, through which nerves exit at every level of the spine to control muscles, the heart, lungs, digestive system, urinary system, and reproductive systems. Your nervous system even controls the immune system, which helps your body fight off infections and disease. Everything in your body is controlled by nerves, so maintaining a properly functioning nervous system with chiropractic wellness care is a key component to achieving true health.
Just as you visit your dentist for routine check ups to prevent tooth decay, it's important to visit a chiropractor periodically to prevent spinal decay! Keep your body functioning properly with wellness chiropractic care to live a longer, healthier life!
Dr. Carradine looks forward to helping you obtain your optimal health. She'll be happy to answer any questions you have and determine if gentle chiropractic care or any of our many other services can help you achieve a healthier lifestyle. Give our office a call today at 330-758-4446!