You’ve heard a lot of things about chiropractic care, and you probably know of it as the doctor that cracks your back. Chiropractic care is so much more than that, though! In this post we discuss why someone might turn to chiropractic care, and what they can expect from a chiropractor. Continue reading Why choose chiropractic care?
Most people will seek out chiropractic or physical therapy treatments when they have a problem. This problem is usually phrased as “I have pain here” or “It hurts when I do this.” While this is completely normal, pain is NOT the problem but rather a symptom of the problem. Too often we find patients are focused on their pain rather than function, and will stop receiving treatment once their pain is gone.
Call it maintenance, wellness or check-ups, continued treatment is absolutely necessary for long term health benefits. Think of it this way, would you go to the gym 6 times then stop because you feel better? Of course not! You keep going because it helps you continue to feel great.
Here are 5 reasons we recommend regular visits for Chiropractic, Physical therapy or Massage therapy:
Opioid addiction is a huge problem right now in New England. With lack of resources to help the growing number of addicts, along with stigmas revolving around addiction and differing opinions on the best way to treat patients, it can be difficult for you or a loved one to find the help they deserve.
A big part of reducing opioid addiction is reducing the amount of opioid based drugs that are prescribed for pain. Alleviating painful conditions such as debilitating back pain, herniated discs, and otherwise can’t simply be done by throwing pills at the problem. Pain pills can be helpful in many circumstances, but for more permanent and helpful solutions, many people are looking to New Hampshire chiropractors to help eliminate pain.
Often, when people think of prehab or rehab, they immediately think of physical therapy. But did you know, Chiropractors are also qualified to prescribe therapeutic exercises? Fortunately, here at Progressive Spine & Rehab Center, we offer BOTH chiropractic and physical therapy.
You’ve heard of rehab to help you recover after surgery. But increasing evidence suggests steps taken before you head to the operating room can improve what happens afterward.
There are many sources of dysfunction in the upper back, especially when we consider the numerous joints and the interlacing of muscles that comprise the thoracic spine and rib cage. If one muscle or joint is injured or inflamed, it can create a cascade of pain and dysfunction that can be difficult to treat.