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5 Benefits of Regular Chiropractic Adjustment

1.24.2018 | Fred Hernandez

5 Benefits of Regular Chiropractic Adjustment

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Chiropractic care offers relief for more than just neck and back pain. Adjustments to the spine offer a benefits to blood pressure, immune system, pain reduction, mental health, digestive disorders, and so much more. When two or more vertebrae are misaligned it causes pain, discomfort, and general nerve dysfunction that can throw your body’s biological responses off. Chiropractors help ensure your body is properly aligned by removing these misalignments, otherwise known as subluxations. Through non-invasive spinal manipulations, chiropractors can treat patients of all ages to improve posture, sleep, and more. Here are a few benefits of regular chiropractic adjustment.

Athletic Performance

Any level of athlete can experience faster injury recovery times, improved range of motion, and increased performance levels from regular chiropractic adjustments. Chiropractic care can reduce inflammation, decrease oxidative stress, relieve muscle tension, and increase energy levels. Regular chiropractic adjustment can fix asymmetries throughout the body from training and play. By fixing subluxations the body is able to heal itself by creating a homeostatic, balanced environment.


Digestion problems can cause take a toll on your mental and physical health. Apart from a healthy diet, chiropractic adjustments can help remove subluxations on nerves that control proper digestion. Improper alignment can lead to a nerves signaling for increased acid production, resulting in heartburn, gas, acid reflux, and more. Chiropractic adjustment in the thoracic spine can completely eliminate stomach problems, especially with regular visits.

Pain Management

Many patients turn to over-the-counter or prescription medications to manage threat pain, soreness, and aches. A chiropractic adjustment is a drug-free, natural, non-invasive, and effective treatment options for back pain (even during pregnancy), neck pain, sciatica pain, asthma, carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathic pain, tension heachaches, and migraine headaches. Musculoskeletal manipulations reduces pressure on sensitive nerves to improve dysfunction in central nervous system.

Blood Pressure

A visit to your local chiropractor can help prevent the dangers of low or high blood pressure. Chiropractic adjustment that specifically targets nerves in the upper neck is widely noted to have the same effects as taking two blood pressure-lowering medications to stabilize blood pressure. These chiropractic effects on blood pressure can improve with each visit. Similar to the effects on hypertension patients, chiropractic adjustments can raise blood pressure to normal levels after chiropractic care in hypotension patients

Mental Health

Chiropractic adjustments have showed to improve a patient’s overall quality of life, including mental and emotional health, directly and indirectly. Chiropractors can relieve pain, discomfort, and muscle tension that has become unbearable and distracting. Specifically, chiropractic adjustments can remove nerve interference of sympathetic nerves that control the fight or flight mechanism in the brain. Spinal adjustments have also shown to increase levels of cortisol, neurotensin, and oxytocin to promote a better mood.

Chiropractic care focuses on creating a stable, internal environment for your body to thrive. When nerves are blocked, our bodies try to tell us through a variety of symptoms, some of which are hard to detect. Instead of opting for over-the-counter or prescription medications, chiropractic adjustments can offer a low-risk and cost-effective treatment option before resorting to more invasive and expensive medical attention.

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