Some people aren’t comfortable going to the doctor. Maybe they’ve been lucky enough to stay healthy; or they don’t see the value in the preventative care modern medicine can provide. Others may had bad experiences from the past prevents them from seeking proper care.
Sometimes our discomfort is what leads us to find alternative methods of care. Chiropractic care is rooted in the idea that our body’s have the ability to heal itself. Chiropractic is still considered an integrative and alternative form of healthcare because it is not regulated by medical practice statutes.
Doctors of Chiropractic work as part of an interdisciplinary team of health care providers. Doctors, physical therapists and chiropractors can perform specific functions for patients seeking relief from a systemic illness. For example, patients suffering from cancer and undergoing chemotherapy can find comfort and relief from manual therapy and nutritional guidance provided from a chiropractor.
Alternative therapies consist of any method outside conventional allopathic system of medicine. Purists embrace the founding principle of hands-only care and reject modified approaches. Most chiropractors in practice today, however, appreciate the important roles of multiple modes of care for patients.
Many chiropractors implement proper dietary measures, exercises and supplements that can promote bone health and ease inflammation. Increased consumption through organic milk, vitamin D pills or dark leafy greens can boost low calcium; insufficient calcium levels can lead to osteoporosis. Pain and tension centered in the spinal column are caused by irritation and inflammation of the nerves. Yoga classes can help stretch the spinal cord, as well as promote balance and burn calories.
If you haven’t seen a doctor in recent years or want to learn more about alternative forms of medicine, visit the Back Pain Clinic Belleville. Dr. Fast will take the time to learn about your concerns and maladies. His non-invasive approach will ease you back into a routine where your well-being comes first. He is always taking new patients, so call now to speak with one of his experienced staff members. See what chiropractic care can do for you!