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  • Writer's pictureTanvi Desai

Chiropractic care for an active lifestyle

Updated: Jul 27, 2022

All of us strive to live active, healthy lives. From walking and running to cycling and swimming–there are several activities that people love to engage in. But injuries, pain, and discomfort are common hindrances to this goal.

The primary aim of a chiropractor is always to keep your body in optimal health–for you to live your days to the fullest with no worries. And in my experience with my patients, routine chiropractic care has been key to help them lead an active life. Here are five ways how-

  • Prevents injuries and helps you perform better

You need not wait to get injured for paying a visit to your chiropractor. What a lot of people don’t realize is that chiropractic can help prevent injuries and assist in improving your performance. Because whichever activity you might be doing, having your spine and musculoskeletal system in optimal health–is key to staying safe and active.

  • Improves strength

Your muscle strength has a lot to do with how well your brain, spinal cord, and muscles communicate with each other. And a healthy nerve flow is necessary to maintain proper communication within the CNS.

If you have a misaligned spine, your nerve flow and communication may get compromised–impeding the body’s ability to grow muscle strength. And this is where chiropractic can help. The right spinal adjustments would not only help build muscle strength, but your muscles and joints can move more efficiently–allowing you to work for longer hours with reduced chances of injury.

  • An antidote to pain

Discomfort and pain are common hindrances to an active lifestyle. May it be shoulder pain, back pain, neck pain, or other kinds of discomfort–people just cannot perform optimally when in pain. Chiropractic therapy is a natural solution to this problem. In my office, I can use gentle pressure to adjust any affected joints and realign the spine to reduce nerve irritability and discomfort. The goal of a chiropractor will always be to help you manage your pain in the best way possible.

  • Allows optimal relaxation

A big part of leading an active life–is allowing your body to relax and recover optimally. And there are several ways in which chiropractic adjustments may help you achieve this. Primarily, a chiropractor can adjust the spine to release tension in the muscles–improving blood circulation and relaxing the body. Spinal adjustments can also increase the response of the PNS (Parasympathetic Nervous System) and decrease the response of the (Sympathetic Nervous System)–allowing the body to relax better.

  • A non-invasive approach

The overall goal for a chiropractor is to improve your performance and recovery–without using severe medications or surgery. With several forms of diagnosis and adjustments, we offer a natural, hands-on approach to health care. In my office, treatment will also include exercises and dietary recommendations–for your body to heal itself naturally and gradually.

Are you finding it difficult to engage in your favorite activities? Feeling held back by discomfort and pain? Please know that there are gentle, natural solutions to your problems. At Lotus Chiropractic Care, Dr. Tanvi Desai can help you reach your optimal health–for you to be the sporty, bubbly you!

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