Chiropractors focus on the whole body, the whole person. A chiropractor is educated to understand how the bones, muscles, nerves, spinal cord, senses and the brain all work together. Johnson Chiropractic works with quite a few whole people in Richmond to relieve pain when the body is out of sorts. Then, Johnson Chiropractic offers advice on how to maintain pain relief and control, so the pain doesn’t return. Exercise is one way to prolong pain relief. (1)
First of all, such a whole person focus allows our Richmond chiropractor to understand your pain right away. We’ll sympathize that your leg feels like it is on fire and that it feels like that because a nerve in your spine may be irritated or pinched. Your brain knows it. Your leg knows it. Your back knows it. Johnson Chiropractic’s chiropractor knows it. Once our chiropractic treatment plan reduces or gets rid of that irritation, our chiropractic care advocate ways to ward off such irritation in the future. That’s where exercise often comes into play.
Exercise strengthens parts of the body to make the whole body stronger. The muscles are important to the body’s function and motion as well as to keeping the bones aligned and the spine blissful. Now, it’s even noted that exercise reduces the pain receptors’ production – dopamine and noradrenaline – for up to 90 minutes after you stop exercising. (1) What a boon for your pain relief!
So, exercise a bit when you are in pain. Don’t do anything until we talk about the right exercise for you, of course! But exercise balances out with your Richmond chiropractic pain relief, in all likelihood giving you the between-visit remedy you want.
Check out this article on the benefit of exercise for prolonged pain relief, then contact your Richmond chiropractor at Johnson Chiropractic to schedule a chiropractic visit today! Your whole body will love it!
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