Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments

Over the decades hundreds of healthcare studies have been conducted. Time and again research shows that chiropractic adjustments are beneficial in multiple ways.

The following is a brief overview of the benefits of chiropractic that have been determined by medical and chiropractic health studies:

  • Significantly lower costs of injury care and medical care.
  • Decreased number of days missed at work due to injury or illness.
  • Less dependence on medication.
  • Improved overall health
  • Improved quality of life.
  • Less time spent at the Chiropractor’s office compared to the amount of time spent at a medical doctor’s office.
  • Decreased feelings of pain and discomfort.

Researchers and chiropractic experts have also found other beneficial things that you can do in conjunction with chiropractic adjustments to improve your health:

  • If you lose just one pound, you will take 10 pounds of stress off your lower back.
  • Quit smoking. Smoking causes the discs between vertebrae to degenerate faster.
  • Don’t sleep on your stomach, it contributes to misalignment of neck vertebrae.
  • Keep your wallet out of your back pocket to help maintain equilibrium throughout your spine and back muscles.

[Source: Article “Work Comp Study: Chiropractic Less Expensive, More Effective Than Medical Care,” from Dynamic Chiropractic, Nov 2004]

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