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How Can Chiropractic Care Help Me Manage My Pain?

Chiropractic Care for pain relief

Managing your pain can be a full-time job, so it is imperative to find a chiropractor with extensive knowledge and treatment programs to best help you manage, and possibly alleviate your pain. A chiropractors main purpose is adjusting your spine and promoting spinal health to support the highest level of body functionality. A full definition and explanation for chiropractic care can be seen in the article, What Is Chiropractic Care?

While the foundation of chiropractic care relates to the analyzing and treatment of the spine, an expert chiropractic clinic will have many resources to help you manage your pain.


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An expert chiropractor will not only treat your pain, but also provide you with a platform of education to best help you understand your pain, and manage it properly.

To best help you manage your pain, it is important to note that to best promote your health and management of your pain, you need to be an active part of the process. An expert chiropractor will have the knowledge and skill to treat you, but also give teach you different methods that may help in your quest for pain management.

An expert chiropractor will have the knowledge and skill to treat you, but also give teach you different methods that may help in your quest for pain management. Taking care of yourself properly is a huge asset in managing your pain, and there are some basic chiropractic care methods you can do to best help you manage your pain.

One great resource an expert chiropractor will give you is an evaluation of your posture. You may be completely unaware of how poor your posture is, and how greatly that affects your pain. The constant slouching you may do throughout the day takes a huge toll on your spine, and by simply addressing, and then correcting your poor posture, you are on a good track for better managing your pain.

Along with keeping your posture in mind, it is also important to stretch. After a chiropractic evaluation, a chiropractor will give you a number of stretches, some which are specific for your particular pain issues. Stretching is immensely beneficial for your body in a number of different ways. Stretching allows for a greater range of motion through flexibility and gives you a better sense of stability, which are just a couple of ways in which stretching will help you. An expert chiropractor will educate you on how to properly stretch, and what stretches your body particularly needs to best help you manage your pain.


Exercise plays a huge part in chiropractic care and the ability to best manage your pain. Exercising is always recommended, but when you are having pain management issues, your exercise program may be making your pain worse. For example, if you have a herniated disk, depending on the severity of the herniation, there are certain exercises you can do, and certain exercises you should not do. You may be an avid trail runner, and do not realize that the jolting of your body created by your running is actually doing more harm than good in relation to your pain management. An expert chiropractor will be able to give you a customized work out plan that will help alleviate or manage your pain, and never make your pain worse.

Nutrition also plays a huge role in the ability to best manage your pain. With a thorough chiropractic evaluation, you will learn about how what you eat or do not eat, correlates directly with your ability to manage your pain. For instance, nutrients such as ginseng or calcium can help cure ailments, which will lead to the better management of your pain. Also, you may be subjecting your body to too much caffeine, which can cause headaches. A chiropractor will give you a platform of nutritional information that will give you the best chance of managing your pain.

Acupuncture/Massage Therapy

Acupuncture and massage therapy are two chiropractic services that will prove beneficial to you as you try to manage or alleviate your pain. Acupuncture is a history-tested practice that revolves around inserting needles into specific points on the body to relieve tension, restore energy, and promote health. If you are skeptical about acupuncture your chiropractor will give you a clear understanding of how critical a chiropractic service acupuncture can be.

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Scheduled chiropractic care is necessary to both promote and maintain the functionality and health of your body.

Massage therapy is another chiropractic service that is recommended for numerous reasons. Massage therapy can help you better manage your pain because it is both extremely relaxing, and also removes toxins from your body. A lot of your pain may be caused by stress. Today, more than ever, we all lead exceptionally busy and stressful lives, without taking the time to notice how this stress and lack of relaxation has affected you. Message therapy gives you a chance to relax and has been proven to treat many ailments from a spinal cord injury to sleep disorders.

Scheduled Chiropractic Care

Scheduled chiropractic care can be crucial in the proper management of your pain. While we may live in a society where we want instant results that last a lifetime, that just is not possible when it comes to managing our pain that our bodies are continuously subjected to. Therefore, following up with your chiropractor and giving your body the benefits of scheduled chiropractic care is the best way to manage your pain. It is the same as going to the dentist or changing the oil in your car. Scheduled chiropractic care is a maintenance of your body’s sake.

The first and most imperative step in managing or potentially ending your pain is by scheduling an appointment with a chiropractor. An expert chiropractor will give you both their skill and treatment but also an array of chiropractic services that will promote pain management.

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Dr. Laura Dronen

Dr. Dronen graduated in 2001 from Northwestern Health Sciences University with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. She enjoys treating families including children of all ages, pregnant women and those suffering from injuries (car accidents, work injuries, or sports injuries).