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Chiropractic Treatment Results

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Feeling back pain and being unable to perform daily tasks can be frustrating for anyone and the debilitating symptoms can drive individuals to seek relief fast. But, while a personā€™s only concern at the time is to fix the dayā€™s pain, fixing the root of the problem can be easily achieved by getting a chiropractic adjustment. After receiving a single adjustment, many people can expect an increase in their range of motion and less pain but, often times, the symptoms might be persistent. Regardless of your reasons for seeking chiropractic treatment, one question always crosses peopleā€™s minds, ā€œhow often should you see a chiropractor?ā€.Ā 

The answer to that question depends on the individualā€™s goals. Generally, spinal complications are not the result of a single dayā€™s activities but these tend to occur gradually over a period of time. Many spine conditions and injuries result in symptoms that may intermittently increase and decrease over several years, causing constant, nagging pain or sharp, extreme pain due to wear and tear type of injuries that the body is no longer able to heal on its own.

Healing requires time and patience. In order to begin healing, a person also needs to be aware of what caused the complications in the first place. Suddenly stopping strict exercise routines or gaining weight in a certain amount of time can create an accelerated aging process on the joints.

If an individualā€™s goals are solely focused on alleviating the pain resulting from one time, then it wonā€™t take much time to heal. Generally, receiving adjustments 2-3 times per week for several weeks can ease pain and decrease other symptoms. But, if a person is seeking to relieve the symptoms associated with an underlying condition or injury, or if a person is seeking to correct an improper posture or a mechanical dysfunction, the process could be much longer. This healing process often may require about 2-3 months of regular adjustments.

Despite completing treatment and successfully alleviating any symptoms, it is recommended to continue chiropractic adjustments on a regular basis. What is considered a regular basis for adjustments? Getting adjusted at least once a week by a chiropractor can help maintain a personā€™s overall health and can prevent small problems from becoming greater issues. For a greater majority of individuals, especially those who sit most of the day behind a desk, itā€™s recommended to maintain an adjustment schedule for every week or two. A chiropractor will be able to tell you individually what is the right scheduled for you to relieve your pain.

By Dr. Alex Jimenez

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