It’s easy to prioritize certain things in life: getting a car repair done, visiting the dentist for tooth pain, or grocery shopping for the week. But so many important things in our lives get put off or just totally abandoned because of the busyness of life and the many urgent needs that come up on a daily basis. One of those things is chiropractic care. You may know all the benefits but still haven’t called to set up a consultation. Or maybe you’re having back pain or digestive issues that another doctor can’t seem to identify the source of, and friends have recommended chiropractic.
Truly, the best time to begin chiropractic care is right now. But if you’re struggling to take the leap, here are a few other times or considerations that you may want to take into account when deciding the perfect time to start chiropractic care.
When Pain Is Chronic
A few aches and pains here and there may feel normal, but any sort of recurring pain shouldn’t be the norm for anyone. Particularly if the pain is disruptive and causing you to miss out on certain things, you definitely need to seek a solution for that ASAP. The primary pain complaints we see on a daily basis are in the back and neck, but anything in the hips, shoulders, legs, and arms is something we can help with. Even headache pain, jaw pain, carpal tunnel pain, and sinus pain can be improved with chiropractic care.
When You Sit a Lot
Sitting is basically an epidemic in the world today, and many people are saying that “Sitting is the new smoking.” It wreaks havoc on your body, your health, and your quality of life, but it is totally fixable and preventable. If you sit a ton because of your job or simply because of a sedentary lifestyle, you need to be under chiropractic care, in addition to making a plan to get more active. Sitting takes a huge toll on your spinal health, and moving more combined with chiropractic adjustments can help you regain balance, mobility, and pain-free days.
When Your Recovery Is Too Slow
It can be so hard to wait for recovery to be over when you’ve undergone surgery or injured yourself. While time does help to heal you, certain things can help speed up the process, including chiropractic care. Chiropractic enhances blood flow and immune health, which speeds up recovery by healing the affected muscles and joints. Chiropractic can improve range of motion and overall strength and mobility, allowing you to get back to living life more quickly.
To Prevent Future Issues
Chiropractic is largely about preventative health. We want to help you get ahead of any potential issues that may arise in the future by correcting them when they’re smaller, less disruptive issues. Beginning chiropractic care when you are otherwise healthy will help keep you in optimal health and reduce the likelihood of injuries, falls, illness, and general dysfunction in your bodily systems.
Dr. Grant Lisetor is a Charlotte chiropractor who is passionate about seeing the Charlotte community improve their overall health, wellness, and quality of life. To learn more about chiropractic care and its many benefits, contact Dr. Grant and his team at Greater Life Chiropractic.