You know that a chiropractor can help you feel better by aligning your spine and getting your joints in the right places, but did you know that a visit to the chiropractor can also be good for your mental health? My name is Amy, and I have been a chiropractic client for more than 15 years. I have successfully treated depression and anxiety in part through the use of chiropractic medicine. I would like to use this blog to inform and educate others about the mental health benefits of chiropractic visits and how you can take use this discipline to help take control of mental illness.
Although treatment for kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often includes doctors prescribing stimulant medications, parents looking for alternative treatment options sometimes seek chiropractic care for a child. Little scientific evidence exists on the effectiveness of chiropractic treatment for ADHD, yet some parents report that their child's symptoms and behavior improve with treatment. Chiropractic care for ADHD may involve spinal manipulation, exercise therapy, nutrition counseling, and relaxation therapy.
Spinal Manipulation [Read More]
Chiropractic methods have been around since 1895. Since that time, this practice of natural medicine has been most well known for treating back and neck pain. Today, millions of Americans visit a chiropractor each year and, many times, it's for an ailment other than back or neck pain. You may be surprised at just how many symptoms can be treated by chiropractic therapy.
Beyond the back
Chiropractic treatments are based on a fairly simple premise: misalignments of the spine lead to nervous system dysfunction, which leads to symptoms throughout the body. [Read More]