Have you ever done something seemingly simple and not remotely strenuous, only to somehow pull a muscle or pinch a nerve, leaving you stuck in a hunched over, awkward and painful position?
This is actually a pretty common occurrence, but it’s not something many people are willing to admit. What people often don’t realize is their pain didn’t really just come out of nowhere. It’s been lurking in the little backaches that are disregarded and ignored until they become unbearable. Good chiropractic care can help to prevent these painful situations and also relieve the discomfort you may already be feeling.
Ignoring even minor back pain and spinal issues can lead to major problems down the road. One day you’re moving through your daily routine, and the next, you’re sprawled out in pain unable to go to work or even care for yourself. It is pretty well understood that major physical problems are harder to correct, but we don’t often seek help until damage has been done.
Chiropractic care is nothing to wait for; visit a skilled chiropractor to be assessed by a medical professional who can help.
Just Go Already
Your spine is the control center of your body; nothing happens in our bodies that doesn’t go through the nervous system protected by the spine, so it is important to make sure it is always in top condition. Leaving back issues uncorrected can cause our nerves to be unable to effectively communicate with our organs and muscles, leading to more serious problems.
Extra stress — physical, emotional, or otherwise — can weaken your body making you more susceptible to injury and illness. Your back is more likely to give you problems and pain during stressful times, but regular chiropractic adjustments can help keep you healthy and prevent your back going out on you at critical times in your life.
Some back problems don’t present themselves in a painful way. Often times, our issues begin so small we don’t realize anything is wrong. A chiropractor will assess your back by observing your posture, by performing simple muscle and nerve tests, and will determine if you have any problems that need addressing. Once done, your chiropractic professional will help develop a regimen to help keep your spine healthy and your nervous system functioning properly.
Seriously, Don’t Wait
Damage to your spine can begin within two weeks of being injured or suffering a fall. So even if your back isn’t hurting at the moment, the spine may already be weakening and deteriorating, and with age our bodies wear and deteriorate. Chiropractic care can help mitigate further damage to your spine and the nerves within to keep your whole body healthy.
If you wish to remain healthy and active as you get older, taking care of your nervous system is of the utmost importance. Neglecting to take proper care of your back will certainly lead to difficulties later on in life, potentially limiting your abilities and preventing you from being able to fully enjoy your life. Imagine wanting to participate in activities you once enjoyed, only to be hindered by an aching back or slipped disc that needed chiropractic attention years ago.
Chiropractic Care You Can Trust
A chiropractic clinic that understands how critical your spinal health is and will listen to your concerns and address them accordingly is vital to receiving the best care available. At Jon’Ric International Massage and Wellness Spa, we understand that your back is just one of many parts that keep you up and running. We are here to help you invest in your own health, so please contact us today to schedule a chiropractic appointment with Dr. Tim Barry in Nolensville, Tennessee.