Many turn to chiropractic for backaches and neck pain, but the benefits of chiropractic care extend far beyond simply alleviating pain.  When a sickness or ailment occurs, many people don’t seek treatment until the symptoms manifest themselves in the form of pain.  However, prevention before symptoms arise can lessen the illness time or even prevent sickness from occurring in the first place.  Chiropractic care is not just for specific aches and pains, but rather a way to manage the overall health and wellness of the body.

Chiropractic Is Corrective

First and foremost, chiropractic care can help alleviate pain in the body.  Pain is usually a sign that something is wrong, but there is an issue within the body long before pain arises. The first several visits to a chiropractor include corrective care, which focuses on treating pain and correcting any major issues. Because chiropractic focuses on the whole body, chiropractic care looks at the central nervous system and seeks to remove spinal misalignments that block nerve communication to other systems of the body.  These nerve interruptions are often the root cause of pain or dysfunction, whether it be digestion issues such as irritable bowel syndrome, earaches in children, or numbness and tingling in the extremities.  Correcting spinal misalignments will restore proper nerve communication of the central nervous system, ensuring each system in the body can function as it should.

Chiropractic Care Promotes Wellness

After symptoms of pain have been alleviated, the second phase of chiropractic care is wellness care, in which the main goal is to promote health and wellness of the overall body.  The health of the spine is extremely important in that one vertebra out of place can affect your health drastically.  This is why regular visits to a chiropractor are recommended, even after all signs of pain are gone.  For example, chiropractic has been known to help combat addictions such as smoking.  It has even been shown to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression.  Not only will consistent chiropractic care promote overall physical, mental, and emotional wellness of the whole body, but it drastically improves quality of life.  No longer do individuals have to live their lives around debilitating diseases or frustrating attacks of stress and anxiety. With the right care and regular adjustments, chiropractic care offers hope and wellness with natural and effective techniques.

Take a Proactive Stance on Health with Chiropractic

After the body is pain-free and functioning at optimal levels of health, the third stage of chiropractic care is maintenance care. Consistent chiropractic visits will ensure that you are able to maintain proper spinal health, and in turn, achieve optimal overall health.  Spinal misalignments can occur over time from moving the wrong way, sleeping in different positions, or simply from going about your daily life.  This is why maintenance care with your Lithia Springs chiropractor is recommended over just a few visits here and there. In addition to overall wellness and maintenance care, the immune system is vital in fighting germs and ridding the body of sickness.  Chiropractic care will boost the immune system so that your body is able to fight off sickness quickly or even before it can manifest itself in the body.  Being proactive about your health by seeking regular chiropractic care can rid the body of health problems before they even begin.


To find out more about living a healthy lifestyle that promotes overall health and wellness, contact Dr. Ronnie Bolar and his team at Vital Life Chiropractic. Dr. Ronnie serves practice members in Lithia Springs, Mableton, Austell, Clarkdale, Wesley Station, Powder Springs, Kellogg, Douglasville, Hiram, Atlanta, and all of Douglas County.




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