When you’ve got a lot on the go, personal goals can get lost in the shuffle. Between work, kids, commuting, cooking, and housework, it can be hard to find the time for your personal health and fitness.
Chiropractors can be part of the solution to building a healthier you. You may be surprised at the number of ways a chiropractor can help!
Research has shown that good posture not only prevents pain and injuries but also gives you more energy and improves your appearance and your mood. That’s why having an expert look at how posture affects your muscles, bones, and joints can have a big impact on your quality of life. Your chiropractor can show you how to develop good posture when typing, driving, running, playing sports, and carrying children.
When your body is stiff and not very flexible, it’s easier to become injured and more difficult to recover. By teaching you simple exercises and stretches designed for your needs, a chiropractor can help you regain your full function.
Getting the right fuel
Consistently eating well is a challenge whether you’re an athlete, a stay-at-home mom, or an office worker. One of the best ways to sort through your options is to get customized advice from a health practitioner who understands you and your daily needs.
While sitting may not seem harmful, too much sitting takes quite a toll on our lower back and neck. Exercise can help undo this damage while also benefitting your muscles and your heart. If you’re struggling to find the time for fitness, Canada’s chiropractors are here for you. Straighten Up Canada is a 3-minute-a-day program for adults and kids that includes posture exercises and stretches to keep you flexible and strong.
A good night’s sleep
Sleep is important to your health, both for your body and your mind. Whether you sleep on your back, your side, or your stomach, the right pillow and mattress will help support your spine so you can be truly relaxed and refreshed while you sleep. If you’re having trouble sleeping, your chiropractor can be part of the solution.
Find a chiropractor near you and take charge of your spine, muscle, and nervous system health.
Blog reposted with permission from the Ontario Chiropractic Association.