8 Services Offered By A Chiropractor

North Myrtle Beach ChiropractorDoctors of Chiropractic Medicine or chiropractors wear a lot of hats throughout the course of their career. But, for many of us, visiting a chiropractor means one thing, having our hips, backs, and necks, adjusted.

Chiropractic Care For Lower Back Pain

When you have a chiropractic adjustment, a chiropractor uses spinal manipulation for the realignment of the bones and joints of the client’s back. The chiropractor uses his or her hands to provide a high velocity, low amplitude thrust or HVLA to the spine. Even though adding force to a joint that is sore might seem counterintuitive, a chiropractor is trained to dislodge those “stuck” joints and restore frozen joints without causing injury to the patient’s back.

A chiropractor from Divine Life Health Center can also treat a myriad of other disorders that involve the nervous, muscular, or skeletal system. Some examples of these neck and back issues are as follows:

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Why Should Infants Get Chiropractic Care?

chiropractic careA lot of people hesitate to bring infants to a chiropractor. Their first concern is always the safety of their babies. Will their little ones get adjusted the way adults do? These are all legitimate questions from parents who only want the best for their kids.

Babies through a lot of things when they are born. Their tiny bodies receive a lot of force and pressure during their journey into the world. According to a study conducted by Viola Frymann showed that 90% of newborns suffered the effects of birth trauma like strain in the neck as well as the cranial areas after they are born. Frymann is an American osteopathic doctor who have studied more than 1,500 babies periodically in the span of eight years. She evaluated the babies during their first five days after birth, as a matter of fact, many were evaluated during the first 24 hours of birth. The study revealed the following:

  • 10% of newborns had great cranial mechanisms
  • 10% had experienced severe trauma to the head
  • 80% showed strain patterns in their cranial mechanisms

If these are ignored, the trauma will continue to affect the spinal growth and development of the babies, which will reduce the healthy function of their nerve system. These can also lead to health problems as they grow older, which could have been prevented with the help of a chiropractor.

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Chiropractic Tips For A Healthier Thanksgiving

chiropractic careThanksgiving is celebrated in Canada in October and in the U.S. in November. The traditions are well and alive. The family comes together. The sales are high. There is a lot of food. We give thanks to the gift of life, friend, and family and to all the benefits that we have received. Divine Life Health Center also wants to thank everyone and so here are a few chiropractic health tips to help you enjoy the holiday.

Breathe

We all know that the upcoming holiday, can be the source of a great deal of stress. It is a time when families gather and memories pop up. There are a lot of chefs in the kitchen. The best thing you need to do is to take 6 slow, deep breathes as you carve the turkey or stir the potatoes. It will really help soothe you. Plus, it gives your digestive system a boost.

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How Can Chiropractic Care Prepare You For Thanksgiving

chiropractic careThanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s the time of the year when Americans time with their loved ones watching football or overeating. Although this is one of the most anticipated days of the year in the country, other people are not that enthusiastic. It is not because they do not enjoy it but because this season can also bring a lot of health problems. To prepare yourself for the upcoming season, you should consider including chiropractic care to your normal daily routine. It can help you improve your health and protect your from some of the most common Thanksgiving pitfalls.

It Is Time To Travel (and Back Pain)

Thanksgiving is known to be one of the most popular travel holiday of the year. A lot of people will take their car or stand in line at the airport than any other season of the year. So how can this affect your health? First, it can potentially mean you’ll experience a lot of back pain. Think about the time you need to spend cramped in a single seat. You will just be sitting and waiting, with a total lack of movement for several hours or even days. All these are enough to make your back feel extremely sore. You can ease your back pain through chiropractic care. Chiropractors can correctly align your spine, and with persistent care, you will be able to keep it there. This can assist you in alleviating the discomfort that you are feeling now. It may also assist you in preventing some of those pains from recurring or becoming worse during this busy travel season.

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Can Chiropractic Care Help You Lose Weight?

chiropractic care North Myrtle BeachAre you having a hard time losing weight? Have you tried different methods but nothing seems to work? Why don’t you consider going through an unconventional route and visit a chiropractor instead?

One of the most common types of pain that Americans have to deal with is back pain. About 54% reported that they have been suffering from back pains for at least five years. Fortunately, chiropractic care can help fix this problem and minimize the possibility of future occurrences.

When it comes to getting a good posture and obtaining relief from leg and hip pains, you should consider visiting a chiropractor.

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