Many people wait until something goes wrong before visiting the chiropractor. The problem with this is that it is much easier to prevent an issue than it is to fix it. Seeing a chiropractor regularly can reduce your chances of experiencing a painful injury. Most people know it is time to see their chiropractor if they have back pain, but there are other signs you should see them as well.
You could be experiencing headaches for a variety of reasons such as malnutrition, dehydration, or there could be a misalignment in your neck or spine. A chiropractor can help improve the blood flow to your brain, which could relieve your headache symptoms.
Do not just reach for the Aspirin when you experience muscle or joint pain. Have a chiropractor check your body to make sure it is functioning optimally through spinal manipulation. That way your throbbing muscles and joints will receive an increase of blood flow, which can help alleviate your pain, naturally.
If your job requires you to sit for most of the day, you are likely to end up with poor posture. This can lead to unwanted pressure on your neck, shoulders, and upper back. This pressure can cause bones and discs to shift and lead to problems like a herniated or slipped disc.
If your back is always in pain, you need to see a chiropractor. There could be several factors causing it such as the type of work you do or your posture.
If you notice that the soles of your shoes wear out differently, that could be a sign that your body is not aligned correctly. It means that the pressure put on your feet is not equal, which can lead to pain in other areas of your body.
If you notice that your legs and arms are not as flexible as they once were or your neck does not turn as far as it used to, then you should see a chiropractor. They can adjust your joints and bones to relieve your pain and increase your body’s range of motion.
If you were recently involved in a vehicle collision, or a major accident involving any machinery, you should get your body checked out by a chiropractor. They can diagnose and treat a multitude of accident injuries. Your top priority after an accident should be to see your chiropractor.
If you experience a sharp, shooting pain in your legs or a tingly sensation, this could be an indicator that you are suffering from a slipped disc or pinched nerve. An experienced chiropractor can quickly identify the cause of your pain and perform the right spinal adjustments accordingly.
If you live an active lifestyle by spending your free time playing sports or working out, you are subjecting your body to pressure and strain. While being healthy does involve physical activity, sometimes the exercise we participate in can cause us harm. Regular visits to the chiropractor will ensure your body performs optimally.
Part of living a health-conscious life is being aware of your body and its limitations. A chiropractor can provide you with techniques, guidance, and exercise routines to improve your physical and emotional well-being.
If any of the above signs apply to you, book an appointment at Burnaby Heights Chiropractic. Our experienced chiropractors and registered massage therapists can quickly identify ways to improve your musculoskeletal health.