Chiropractic vs Physical Exercise-Best friend or Worst Match?

Manipulation Under Anesthesia in Mesa, AZ

Our bodies are mechanical devices that we rely on to move around and do everyday tasks. As far as a device is concerned, care is always recommended for it. Such is also the case for this complex musculoskeletal structure.

So the question may arise, “How can someone tend to such a fragile and complicated object?”

The answer is very simple. Exercise.

It has been heard all too many times before – regular exercise is great for a person as it can help lose weight. But people are busy, have sedentary jobs, and don’t have the time to change into exercising habits. However, it’s never too late to start. One can start slow and may find ways to fit some physical activity into their lives. If one does, the payoff is feeling better and that is something the world desperately needs. Moreover, it will also help prevent diseases and research has shown exercise makes one likely to live longer.

Regular exercise and a healthy diet go a long way to reduce weight and hold it at a healthy level. Moreover, it reduces the risk of heart diseases and helps managing blood sugar and insulin levels. Although far-fetched, studies have shown exercising helps to quit smoking and enhances one’s analytical and judgmental capacities. It has an obvious benefit as well, strengthening one’s bones and muscles. Last but not least, it helps lighten the mood and help in maintaining healthy sleeping hours.

With all this benefit being circled around, certainly there are risks. Yes, there are risks, but that’s as much as the next mundane task one may do. While the benefits of exercising are well-known in general, the benefits from chiropractic care, and perhaps manipulation under anesthesia in Mesa, AZ, are more uncharted territory for most.

Chiropractic care brings pain relief to the body after exercising.

As a chiropractor’s main job is to align the spine properly, it reduces pain in the back and neck, around the hips and joints, and other places throughout the body. It is also known to help reduce headaches. Moreover, it may increase energy and boost one’s immune system.

Those who usually get their regular care also report of an overall sense of well-being. It is as if their health has suddenly and drastically improved.

So how can one make out the best of both words?

For starters, making everyday activities more active helps. For example, one can take the stairs instead of the elevator. Even washing one’s car oneself goes a long way. Having partners may make one more active. Also, by keeping track of one’s progress by using a fitness tracker may help one set goals and stay motivated.

At one point, these may get boring, then one has to make exercise more fun. Listening to music while you exercise helps.

Finally, if the weather is bad, one can try and do temporary indoor exercises, such as walking inside malls and basic cardio exercises at home.

So, in conclusion, yes, best friends!!!

Contact LifeCare Chiropractic for their insight into chiropractic treatment and physical exercise.

James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.