Advantages and Disadvantages of Chiropractic

It is not exactly news that chiropractic care are associated with health benefits and as well as risks. It is proven to be an effective medical procedure around the world. But like all medical procedure, it is not without its risks. So here are the known pros and cons of chiropractic care:

Advantages:
>Better range of movement and thus also increases one’s flexibility.
>Stronger immune system for protection against common illnesses such as cough and cold.
>Faster recovery from injury and makes the body more resilient to injuries that might occur.
>The procedure is non-invasive, natural, non-surgical and no prescription drugs involved.
>It is a very effective reliever of pain. Recommended for those people who are always under constant pain e.g. post-surgery patient.
>The levels of lactic acid are significantly decreased.
>Better circulation of the oxygen in the body, so it pumps more nutrients to the cells and tissues.
>A chiropractor can reduced the tension and stiffness to the treated areas.
>Increased energy and better self-esteem.
>It can treat digestive problems.

Disadvantages:
>Spinal and joint manipulation has a chance to go wrong and may cause unwanted fractures or injuries. So it is important that you only have an appointment with an experienced chiropractor.
>The cost of treatment can be quite high.
>Some insurance companies do not have coverage for chiropractic care.

So before you decide on having chiropractic care, be sure that you are aware of its benefits and risks. Only proceed with the procedure if the benefits outweigh the disadvantages. As an alternative medicine, chiropractic care is proven to be safe and the complications and side effects that might happen is actually very rare. Even so, you can’t gamble with your safety, so it is important that you only deal with a licensed and experienced health chiropractor and be absolutely sure that chiropractic care is for you.

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About Dr. Bob DeMoss

Dr. Robert S. DeMoss is a doctor of chiropractic that has been practicing in Orange County since 1995. His passion for health and wellness gave him the inspiration to start his own chiropractic facility. San Clemente Chiropractic
  • Marlon

    Thanks for sharing the advantages and disadvantages of getting chiropractic care. It is really important to consult with professional chiropractor to get the best medication we need.  Chicago massage