Why is Stress Management important in spinal conditions? The old phrase, “Stress Kills” has merit. Stress will lower your immune system and your ability to heal. It will cause the breakdown of muscle tissue and weaken ligaments and tendons.
Pain is an alarm that something is wrong. The alarm may tell us severity of an underlying problem. A paper cut will really get your attention, but has little consequence on your health and longevity. Migraines are a much bigger problem, but can be “managed”. Merely the suppression of the symptoms does NOTHING for the underlying cause.
Whiplash injuries can result in chronic pain lasting for years after the original injury. It has been reported in a peer reviewed article (Injury, 1996) that 93% of patients with chronic whiplash pain who have failed medical and physical therapy care improve with chiropractic treatments.
The root of so much our inflammation and pain is what we are eating and drinking and what we are NOT eating and drinking. I preach it every day in the office: stay away from the bagged, boxed and wrapped food stuffs and shop in the produce area of the store.
All too many people are injured in low impact collisions. When they try to use their insurance or have to hire an attorney to help with their expenses for the car and their health, the insurance carries cry “It’s a low impact and nobody can be hurt!” Here is a visual on the truth of a “low impact”.
With the spread of Covid-19 it’s important to keep your body as healthy as possible. Building your immune system will help you resist not only the coronavirus, but also other illnesses. Here are some tips on helping your body fight this virus: