Adjusting to a New Year

The New Year is finally here, bringing with it plenty of excitement and the chance to start fresh. If you don’t already have a resolution in mind for the New Year, why not consider improving your health and make sure that your spine and joints are free of subluxations? Starting a new year with a chiropractic adjustment can help you realign your body which helps by putting your health first.

If you are ready to make your health a priority, prevention is a great place to start. Fortunately, chiropractic care makes for an effective prevention technique to add to your healthcare regimen. As chiropractors, we remove restrictions of the spine by using gentle and effective manipulations. This improves the overall health and wellness of the central nervous system, leading to improved health in the other systems of the body. Patients who receive regular chiropractic care often report a greater sense of wellness and less illness in their bodies.

Another excellent benefit of receiving chiropractic care is pain relief. Many patients seek out chiropractic specifically for pain relief, from back pain to neck pain to even hand and foot pain! You might think chiropractors are only limited to treating neck and back pain, but we may be able to help relieve pain all over the body. Those who make chiropractic a part of their life often just feel better. The aches and pains they experience are diminished, they are able to move more easily, and they suffer less from pain. Some even claim to find immediate relief after just a single adjustment.

If you want to start the year feeling great, a visit to the chiropractor might be in order. Simple actions can be taken every day to ensure you’re not being your own worst enemy and potentially creating future pain for yourself. Every decision we make, from what we choose to wear or how we sit, can and will have an impact on your body.

Following some of these 10 basic tips daily, can help you avoid unnecessary neck and back pain.

1. Stop Staring at Your Phone

2. Stretch Every Morning

3. Don’t Crack Your Neck 

4. Use Cold, Not Heat Therapy

5. Bend at the Knees, Not at the Waist to Lift

6. Mind Your Posture

7. Exercise and Eat Right

8. Don’t Sleep on Your Stomach

9. Use a Lightweight Bag or Backpack

10. Don’t Wait to See a Chiropractor until you have Pain

Beginning 2020 pain-free is a great way to start the year! The new year is a great time to make new goals for your body and life. If you would like to add chiropractic to your healthcare regimen in 2020, contact us to schedule an appointment today. At Bettendorf Chiropractic Wellness Center, providing you with the best healthcare possible is our goal!