• 5 Reasons You Should Consider a Rehabilitation Program

    on Oct 26th, 2018

Whether you’ve been involved in an accident or you’re just experiencing chronic pain, a good rehabilitation programcan help you live a better, fuler life. With regular one-on-one consultations and rehabilitation services, your chiropractor can help you improve range of motion, enjoy better health and feel less pain. Here’s what you need to know about going to a rehabilitation center.

Chiropractic care treats pain at the source

Many people are tempted to treat chronic pain with pain medications. While this is an easy way to cover up the sensations associated with an injury, it is not a method for healing. In fact, many people take pain medication to allow themto continue living life as usualwithout going through the healing process. This can lead to further injury and years ofpain down the road.

A good rehabilitation program will treat pain through healing. Instead of masking the pain like many medications, rehabilitation programs help the body improve. Chiropractors use non-invasive, natural techniques like spinal adjustment, stretches and exercises, and lifestyle advice to help patients bring their body back to fully functioning a little bit at a time.

Learn to alleviate pain

Chiropractors teach patients stretches and exercises that will help themimprove range of motion and strengthen their muscles. These stretches and exercises are targeted at the areas of the body that have been injured, so the patient can heal as they recover. Stretches and exercises can be done at home, at work and just about anywhere else. This puts the power to recover back in the hands of the patient. The harder the patient works at recovery, the better the patient feels.

Improve quality of life

Quality of life goes down when a person gets injured. Many people who are injured suffer fromdepression, lack of motivation and lethargy. Because of these emotional changes, many injured people find themselves struggling to enjoy once-beloved tasks. The pain becomes the central focus, and the person who is in pain can think about little else.

Rehabilitation improves quality of life by giving the patient the ability to move beyond the injury and start enjoying those things they enjoyed before the injury occurred. Without rehabilitation, many people find themselves struggling with other problems as time passes. An injury that never properly heals can lead to addiction to pain medication, health problems relating to lack of mobility, and other issues that can shorten the life span while also reducing quality of life.

Improve overall health

Often, time spent in rehabilitation can restore a person’s health back to its previous levels before the injury. In fact, sometimes rehabilitation can even help the person experience the good health that they have not had in a long time. For patients who have had many years ofpain and discomfort, many weeks spent with the chiropractor can help reduce or eliminate these problems. Chiropractors start treatment with a consultation, a discussion of symptoms and an evaluation of the condition. This allows the chiropractor to assess what patients really need to feel better.

You Might Also Enjoy...

Spinal Decompression Therapy: Should I Try It?

Ever since that fender bender, you’ve had neck and back pain. You’ve tried pain relievers and muscle relaxants, but they haven’t helped. Chiropractic treatment, including spinal decompression, may be the answer to relieve that nagging pain.

10 Benefits of Good Posture

Follow your parents’ advice, and stand with good posture. It can benefit many aspects of your health, including digestion and back pain. Read on to learn 10 of the most notable benefits of good posture.

5 Tips for Preventing On-the-Job Back Injuries

Workplace back injuries are among the most common on-the-job injuries. They can lead to many days of missed work — not to mention pain and inconvenience. Dr. Weddle offers advice on how to make your workplace safer and reduce your risk for back injuries.

Ask us

Feel free to email us regarding any scheduling or general questions!

Follow Us
Hours