Chiropractic Care & Winter
People either love or hate winter and that’s understandable. Cold weather can affect how you spend your nights, as well as how you dress, get to work, and unfortunately get you sick. Chiropractic care during the winter can actually be quite effective as it is great at treating the flu, a cold, increased pain from arthritis and even depression, which is common during gloomy weather.
Flu & Colds
Sometime’s visiting the pharmacy for meds or spending more time at home isn’t enough. Winter will find its way to getting you sick. After all, it’s called flu season for a reason. Along with other methods practiced during the weather, chiropractic adjustment techniques can help significantly during those cold months. This is because of its ability to strengthen the immune system, as will as increase blood flow. Subluxations and misalignments along the spine can cause the immune system and nervous system to not work properly, which can cause sickness and depression. So with improved functioning of these organs, it is obvious that it will help fight off any virus.
Winter depression, of which the symptoms are anxiety, mood swings, and poor functioning of the brain due to the change of hours, weather, and possible misalignments in the spine. Studies have proven that patients suffering from depression improved after visiting a chiropractor. Increased blood flow and improvement of mobility helps dramatically with ensuring the brain is working correctly and releases the stress derived from anxiety and mood swings, lessening those occurrences.
Increase In Arthritis Pain
Also frequent during the winter is more pain and stiffness occurring in joints for those suffering from arthritis. Chiropractic care can help with this by reducing inflammation and increasing mobility.
For those looking for a more effective solution for the above-mentioned symptoms of winter, visit a chiropractor and you are sure to notice a difference after a session.