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.
If you suffer from severe menstrual cramps with back pain and don't have a medical condition that affects your periods, change the way you exercise and see a chiropractor for care. Sometimes, the way you perform repetitive exercises, such as back presses and crunches, places too much stress on the muscles of your pelvic region and lower back. The pain and discomfort of your regular period increases once it comes on. [Read More]
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]