pediatric chiropractic babyChiropractic care has been around for many years, and for many years, people have been skeptical of it.  The debate revolves around whether or not chiropractic care really is safe and effective.  Before coming to the conclusion that chiropractic care is or isn’t safe for you, you must first do some research into the topic.  What is chiropractic care?  And what does the information say about the safety of undergoing chiropractic care? What have case studies shown about the efficacy of chiropractic?

Chiropractic Is a Safe Option

While many believe that chiropractic care is unsafe because of the cracking and popping that can occur, nothing is further from the truth.  It is, in fact, one of the safest, most non-invasive options for addressing health concerns such as chronic pain, headaches, and a myriad of other conditions.  Chiropractic care has a superb safety record that helps many people find relief from what ails them.  Chiropractors are extensively trained in their field of study to both safely and effectively adjust the musculoskeletal system in order to remove nerve interference that can disrupt the function of different systems within the body.  Charlotte chiropractor Dr. Grant Lisetor is careful to assess the problematic area and utilize his expertise to make specific adjustments to bring about relief, healing, and optimal function.

Chiropractic Care Is Effective

The good news about chiropractic care is that it really does work.  When in pain, many might turn to medications. But medications are like a band aid and only cover the problem for a short time.  They don’t lead to long-term results.  The reliance on drugs for those with chronic pain has nearly tripled over the past few years, but many medications, especially ones for chronic pain, can not only have harmful side effects, but can also have addictive properties.  Thankfully, a Charlotte chiropractor can provide relief from ailments with regular chiropractic adjustments and without harmful side effects.  This natural and effective solution to pain and dysfunction within the body addresses the root of the issue in order to bring about lasting relief.

Chiropractic Myths Debunked

In addition to the myths that chiropractic care is dangerous or ineffective, many also believe that it isn’t safe for children.  However, chiropractic care is actually safe for people of all ages, babies and children included.  Because it is noninvasive and natural, it is a great option for children.  Children who undergo chiropractic care live healthier, more balanced lives as their bodies are able to function optimally without disruption to the nervous system.  In fact, the whole family can benefit from regular chiropractic care.  It can boost the immune system and promote overall health and wellness for a healthier lifestyle.

See for yourself the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic care.  You are in very capable hands when you work with Charlotte chiropractor Dr. Grant Lisetor of Greater Life Chiropractic.  Call today to schedule an appointment.

 

 

Sources

Thiel, H.W., Bolton, J.E., Docherty, S., Portlock, JC. “Safety of chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine: a prospective national survey.” Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Oct 1;32(21):2375-8; discussion 2379. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17906581.

LeFebvre, R., Peterson, D., Haas, M. “Evidence-Based Practice and Chiropractic Care.” J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2012 Dec 28; 18(1): 75–79. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2156587212458435.

“2016 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic survey: Three in four patients describe chiropractic care as ‘very effective.’” https://www.palmer.edu/alumni/research-publications/gallup-report/chiropractic-is-safe-and-effective/.