Stress Reduction


Millions of Americans feel the negative effects of stress every day. In fact, many Americans suffer from chronic stress. Chronic stress can lead to severe health problems, such as:

 

  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Muscle Tension
  • Bowel Problems

 

There are many possible causes of stress. They can be physical, emotional, or even chemical. If you are stressed, it’s important that you do whatever you can to avoid the negative effects. Thankfully, there are also many ways to help relieve stress. One important way for stress reduction is with chiropractic adjustments.

Chiropractic Adjustments

When you go for an exam, the chiropractor will ask you questions and may ask you to walk to determine what particular issues are contributing to your stress and discomfort. The chiropractor can then lay out a plan to eliminate those issues through regular chiropractic adjustments. This is usually in the form of spinal manipulation. Although that term may sound scary, it is really just a therapeutic intervention performed on the joints along the spine.

Benefits of Receiving Chiropractic Adjustments:

 

  • Pain relief with one-time or regular adjustments
  • Reduced stress with regular adjustments
  • Lower blood pressure with chiropractic adjustments
  • Facilitate proper bowel functions
  • Relief from lower back pain

 

How to Eliminate Stress With Chiropractic Adjustments

For a chiropractic session, generally you will lie on a table. The chiropractor will instruct you on the position you should start in.

By applying pressure and turns, the chiropractor will manipulate your spinal cord.

Your chiropractor may give you exercises to maintain your spinal health.

Some chiropractors may include in their treatment plan, the recommendation of massage and lifestyle changes that could include switching to ergonomic furniture and tools.

Proper diet and rest should be complemented with regular chiropractic adjustments to help keep your body free of physical reactions to stress. You may receive health counseling from your chiropractor.



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