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Chiropractic

By February 22, 2018Preventive Care

Chiropractic: One of the best alternate method for relieving musculoskeletal pain

The human body structure is mostly made up of musculoskeletal system. The term musculoskeletal is a name given to a combination of two essential systems in human body ‘musculo’ which is the muscular part and ‘skeletal’ which comprises of the bones. The primary function of musculoskeletal system is to provide support to human body and protect the vital organs. There are total of 206 bones and more than 700 muscles attached to these bones. The bones and muscles work together to enable a person to move his arms, body and legs while sitting, standing and moving or bending his body. Apart from the bones and muscles there are several tendons, ligaments, nerves and tissue that play a part in the support and stability of the human body. It is common that people feel pain due to any illness or injury in the musculoskeletal system. The most common of musculoskeletal problems include back pains, stiffness in the neck, and pain in the arms and legs.

The use of Chiropractic:                                                                                                                                          

Many people that suffer either acute or chronic musculoskeletal pain resort to consume pain relieving medicines to cure the illness and discomfort. But many people have allergic reactions to certain drugs and antibiotic medicine. People suffering for musculoskeletal problems are always looking for alternate methods to ease their pain. Chiropractic treatment is one of the pain relieving alternative for people and patients experiencing aching pain in the back, arms and legs. Chiropractic is a treatment that focuses on adjusting and aligning the spine and other body parts which may lose their positions due to either poor posture or being involved in an unfortunate accident. The word ‘chiropractic’ consists of two Greek words namely ‘cheir’ meaning hand and ‘praxis’ meaning practice The human spine is the most essential feature in the body, firstly it supports the weight of entire human body and secondly it communicates the impulses and signals from the brain to the rest of the body. Chiropractors who are skilled in chiropractic treatment use hands to adjust the spine which will result in natural healing of the body without the need of any medicines or surgery.

The benefits of Chiropractic:

The muscles and bones are constantly working and they function may be hindered either due to normal wear and tear or because of any chronic illness. Chiropractic is alternate way to remove the aching pain in the bones, muscles, tendons, ligament and tendons. The spine and body parts are manipulated and aligned to restore the natural healing process of the body. The most common need of chiropractic includes low back pains, neck strains and headaches. Chiropractic is considered safe and there are many people who have felt quite a relief after having the treatment. For low back pains which is the most common musculoskeletal issue, chiropractors take the person’s history and perform a physical examination before determining if chiropractic treatment would be feasible or not. The benefits of chiropractic include treating

  • Any acute or chronic back pain.
  • Any injury to the arm, leg or back while playing sports or being involved in an accident
  • A slight muscular pain in the back or neck due to lifting heavy objects or sleeping in an awkward pattern

Chiropractic may also be used to improve muscle function and help in problems of blood pressure, stomach pains, arthritis and joint pain, headaches and asthma. Chiropractors may employ other additional techniques to support the treatment such as using hot cold packs, use of dietary supplements, using electrical simulation and administering certain easy exercises for relaxation.

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