Kick Obesity to the Curb with Chiropractic

Published July 16th, 2019 by Dr. Markson

Chiropractic has numerous health benefits that help people of all ages and sizes. Whether you first visited us to treat back pain, are here for arthritis, or are promoting a healthy pregnancy, there is a chiropractic treatment for you. There are many health conditions that chiropractic can help with, but is obesity one of them?

Obesity Health Concerns

Obesity is more than the way a person looks. It is a health condition that may negatively impact the body for the long run, including the joints, muscles, back, organs, and skin. Chiropractic treatments are geared toward a healthy body and mind, and its philosophies and practices may be beneficial for those who are currently obese or who continue to battle with maintaining a healthy weight.

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Our main focus as chiropractors may be the spine, but you know we could go on forever about the ways chiropractic can benefit your health and wellness as a whole (see here and here). The manipulations and adjustments used in chiropractic result in a healthy spine and boost to the immune system, nervous system, and may be the push your body needs toward a healthy lifestyle.

The biggest connection in the body is between the mind and body, or the nervous system. If there are subluxations blocking that communication, it can lead to a number of health problems that result in discomfort, pain, and other issues.

Chiropractic Care and the Overweight Body

If you have ever been overweight, you know the toll that added weight takes on your muscles and joints. When you are trying to lose weight, you are constantly struggling with pain that the weight puts on your joints and bones. It is a vicious cycle between being in pain due to weight gain and safely and effectively exercising while dealing with pain.

Chiropractic care may be just what you need to aide in the transition of weight loss without losing your ability to do as much as you can in terms of being active. As your body sheds pounds, it will continue to change and sometimes the spine and joints need adjustments to keep up with those changes. When those suffering from obesity maintain a regular chiropractic care schedule, they may find they are able to exercise with little to no pain and can reach their desired level of physical activity.

If you want to make a positive change to your lifestyle and are suffering from obesity or struggling with weight loss, click here to contact us. Our team includes professionals in exercise and nutrition to provide you with the well-rounded health plan you are looking for.

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