Benefits of Chiropractic & Your Stretching Routine

 

There are several benefits of going to a chiropractor for an adjustment. However, did you know that stretching can also help increase the benefits you get from your chiropractic visit? You might think, yes that makes sense but how? In a basic sense, when you stretch your body, you are relaxing the muscles from being tight and improving blood flow throughout your body. Sound familiar? Chiropractic also does this. When you combine these two together you can reap the benefits of both and feel great! 

A Healthy Spine

The first benefit is that it can help keep your spine in line. All of the muscles that you have in your chest, lower back, and shoulders are going to impact the alignment of your spine. Therefore, if these muscles are tight, then you can have a lot of pain in your joints. This means that your range of motion will be able to improve over time if you had chiropractic adjustments. Stretching can help to make sure that you are not going to have this problem so that you will improve and maintain good spinal health.

Improve Range of Motion

The second benefit is that your range of motion will be improved along with your flexibility. Everyone knows that when you stretch that it is going to help to improve your flexibility, but it can also make sure that you are at less of a risk for any injuries. This is because your muscles are going to have to have the ability to work a lot more efficiently for you. You just want to make sure that you are listening to your body when it comes to the amount of stretching that you need to do. There is a chance that you could stretch too much, which can also cause you to injure yourself.

Manage Your Stress

The third benefit of the chiropractic adjustment is that it can help to relieve some of the stress that you might be under. This is one of the best ways that you will be able to deal with your stress in an effective way. This is because stretching and breathing can help to relax your body and mind since it will have more oxygen going to your internal organs and brain. Plus, you are not going to need to have any special equipment in order to stretch! This means that you will have the ability to do the stretches no matter where you are and you will be able to see all of the benefits.

If you are having any sort of pains, schedule a visit with our specialists to help get you feeling better! Our chiropractors will be able to assess the root of the problem, recommend a custom stretch routine to help keep your body and mind relax and feeling refreshed. Give us a call at (415) 639-9166 or contact us online for your appointment!