Importance of Chiropractic Care From Our Los Angeles Chiropractor
Chiropractic care isn't just for those who have chronic back pain. This particular holistic treatment, especially when provided by a chiropractic specialist like Dr. Frank Derratt at Rest and Relax Bodyworks has the potential to protect against various issues that could plague you in the future. Additionally, our chiropractor serves the Los Angeles area in reducing pain and optimizing various functions throughout the body.
The spine consists of nerves that communicate with the brain. These nerves help with functions throughout the body including those associated with coordination, sensation and motion. Because chiropractic care focuses on the spinal cord and the spine is a vital component of the nervous system, chiropractic treatments enhance the function of the spine. For instance, a spinal alignment ensures the vertebrae and discs in the spine are in alignment with one another. Ultimately, this optimizes blood flow, which allows more nutrients to reach the nerves. Additionally, the alignment takes any pressure off of the nerves surrounding the spine. By optimizing function in the nervous system, a chiropractic treatment has the ability to affect areas throughout the body since nerves exist everywhere from the brain to the toes. The spine even plays a role in your cardiovascular health for this reason.
Treats More Than You May Realize
While you might think the only people who benefit from routine chiropractic care are those who have neck or back pain, treatments given by a chiropractor can reduce the severity and prevalence of both migraines and tension headaches. People see an improvement in their quality of sleep. Researchers have also focused on the benefits of chiropractic care in regards to various chronic conditions such as hypertension.
Reduce Your Reliance on Pain Medications
Even if you don't have serious back or neck problems, a chiropractor can still help reduce your pain and discomfort. If you just have back pain occasionally and find yourself using a non- narcotic or narcotic pain medication on an as-needed basis, you could completely eliminate your reliance on any medication. And if you find yourself requiring painkilling medications frequently, you could reduce or eliminate your need. Keep in mind, even no -narcotic pain relievers have serious side effects including liver damage that occurs due to repeated exposure.
Prevents the Need for Invasive Procedures
Routine chiropractic care has the potential to reduce your need for invasive treatments. Keeping your spine in line decreases your chances of developing serious issues. If a serious issue should happen to arise, a chiropractor is able to diagnose it early, which leads to the best prognosis.
While chiropractic care doesn't have a fountain of youth effect, it does keep your body working to the best of its ability for longer. Seeing a chiropractor for exercise therapy helps to keep your body parts moving like they should. It keeps the muscles flexible. Ultimately, this means you may remain mobile for longer.
To schedule an appointment to experience the benefits of chiropractic care, contact Rest and Relax Bodyworks, serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area, by calling 310-479- 1234 today.