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BENEFITS OF SPINAL ADJUSTMENTS



Thousands of people deal with aches, pains, and dysfunction on a regular basis and it can be annoying, irritating, and frustrating. Many people who end up in our office feel like they have tried everything before coming to us. We believe natural methods should always be utilized thoroughly before resorting to drugs and surgery.


Is a spinal adjustment right for you? To help you answer that, let's discuss some incredible benefits of receiving chiropractic care.


1. Blood Pressure

A study published by the Human Journal of Hypertension showed that a chiropractic spinal adjustment could help people suffering from high blood the same effect as taking certain high blood pressure medications.


This study also showed that the effects of the adjustment would persist for 6 months after the chiropractic spinal adjustment.

If a chiropractic spinal adjustment can provide similar, if not the same effect as these types of medications, it is something important to consider!


Adjustments have been also been shown to help people suffering from low blood pressure too.


2. Neck Pain / Lower Back Pain

80% of all American experience some type of lower back pain within their lifetime.


Medications and surgeries are options for this type of pain, but they can be dangerous, expensive, and ineffective.


A spinal adjustment from a chiropractic can significantly reduce your back and pain in a non-invasive and natural way.


You will save yourself from both mild and chronic pain, while reducing medical costs and helping your body naturally!


3. Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition where there is an abnormal curvature present within the spine. This can cause pain, abnormal posture, reduced range of motion, and in severe cases even difficulty breathing.


Chiropractic spinal adjustments have been shown to help patients suffering with scoliosis. In fact it has been shown to even help prevent the progression of scoliosis. The effectiveness of this treatment may vary from patient to patient, but it is a safe and great natural option.


4. Sciatica

Sciatica is pain that radiates from the lower back down the legs and is caused due to damage or pressure on the sciatic nerve.


Chiropractic spinal adjustments can help relieve pressure on the sciatic nerve and cause the sciatica. Studies how that patients who received chiropractic spinal adjustments reduced the frequency of pain days. They also experienced a reduction in the intensity of pain.


5. Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation can be a major causative factor for chronic pain and joint pain. Chronic inflammation has been shown to even be linked to a number of diseases including heart disease, chronic pain, and cancer.


Chiropractic spinal adjustments have been shown to reduce inflammation, which can lead to a number of positive benefits including: chronic lower back pain, reduced muscle pain, relief of joint pain.


6. Headache Relief

9/10 Americans suffer from headaches. Both headaches and migraines can be caused be back pain and spinal dysfunction. Research has been shown that chiropractic spinal adjustments are an extremely effective treatment option for tension headaches and migraines. In fact, there have been over 200 studies conducted that examine the benefits chiropractic spinal adjustments have for headache relief.


7. Improving Neurological Dysfunction

Chiropractic spinal adjustments have been shown to help increase blood flow to the brain. This has been shown to significantly help those who experience neurological conditions like multiple sclerosis and epilepsy.


8. Children's Health Benefits

Children can benefit significantly from chiropractic care. Including helping with conditions from colic, acid reflux, and ear infections.


9. Vertigo

Vertigo and symptoms of dizziness can make everyday tasks nearly impossible. This condition is common after an individual experiences a head or neck injury. The body can send misinformation to the brain which can affect movement and body positioning, thus creating dizziness and spinning sensations.


A chiropractic spinal adjustment can help target specific vertebrae in the cervical spine that are not moving correctly. To help re-establish brain body connection and allow your nervous system to function at it's best.



At Pure Alignment Chiropractic, we have helped people heal using the latest research and most cutting edge technology to provide specific chiropractic care. When it comes to natural healing, we don't cut any corners to assist you in achieving your optimal health.


Ready to schedule your initial appointment? Click the link to start your healing journey https://www.purealignmentchiro.com/contact


Sources:

  1. J Hum Hypertens. 2007 May;21(5):341-2. doi: 10.1038/sj.jhh.1002134. Epub 2007 Jan 25.PMID: 17252031

  2. Morningstar MW. Outcomes for adult scoliosis patients receiving chiropractic rehabilitation: a 24-month retrospective analysis. J Chiropr Med. 2011;10(3):179-184. doi:10.1016/j.jcm.2011.01.006

  3. Santilli V, Beghi E, Finucci S. Chiropractic manipulation in the treatment of acute back pain and sciatica with disc protrusion: a randomized double-blind clinical trial of active and simulated spinal manipulations. Spine J. 2006 Mar-Apr;6(2):131-7. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2005.08.001. Epub 2006 Feb 3. PMID: 16517383.

  4. Roy RA, Boucher JP, Comtois AS. Inflammatory response following a short-term course of chiropractic treatment in subjects with and without chronic low back pain. J Chiropr Med. 2010;9(3):107-114. doi:10.1016/j.jcm.2010.06.002

  5. https://chiro-trust.org/advanced/plausible-link-brain-cervical-spine-cerebral-spinal-fluid-flow/

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