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Surprising Benefits of Chiropractic

The most common benefits of chiropractic have been touted time and time again. Yes, chiropractic helps back pain. It helps neck pain and joint pain, and it can even help with ear infections.

But if you thought the benefits ended there, it’s time to learn about some of the less known and more surprising benefits of chiropractic care.chiropractic-adjustment2

For example, did you know chiropractic can help lower stress? It’s true! When the nervous system is unbalanced and the spine is not properly place, you might be unknowingly increasing the amount of stress on you mind and body. “Through the deep tissue massage and gentle manipulation of the neck and spine, a chiropractor helps guide tension away from the body,” according to The Joint Chiropractic.

What do Aaron Rodgers, Michael Phelps, Aaron Rodgers and Jordan Spieth all have in common? They’re all champions who have relied on chiropractors to reach peak physical performance! Chiropractic is a drug-free, holistic way to help with athletic performance. It aids in muscle recovery, reduces inflammation, decreases oxidative stress and erases post-exercise soreness.

Chiropractic care can also help with headaches. Say what! Research shows that spinal manipulation also works to calm headaches. As recently as 2014, the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT) reported that treatments found in chiropractic intervention relieved migraine and cervicogenic headaches.

Turns out, chiropractic is even cooler than you thought!

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