We are quickly approaching the middle of the year, and that means sometimes our resolutions have fallen short. Now is the time to get back to it, and make sure you are doing these five things to keep yourself and your body healthy!
In order to build healthier muscles and keep the foundation of our bodies at optimal health, proper nutrition is necessary. Focus more on fruits, vegetables, and fiber when eating meals. Our bodies have a better time processing natural fruits and vegetables, so make sure you are fueling your bodies with these foods. Stay away from saturated fats and sugar in your diet, these additives can work against your body.
While this can be daunting to many people, what really helps is just keeping your body moving. You can do this in many different ways, from yoga to cross-fit. The best way to get the most out of your workout is to keep your schedule full of variety, mix the routine up and keep your body healthy.
Get Great Rest
Ensure you receive 7-8 hours of quality rest in order to heal your body from the stress and rush of the day. Challenge yourself to get to bed an hour earlier to get the rest you deserve.
Your mental attitude is important when going through life and a wellness change. Focus this energy on the positives that the world gives you in a day. Some aspects of my life that keep me positive are the fact that I wake up each day, pray, and am grateful for all God has given me.
Keep your Spine Healthy
The lifeline of your body is your spine, it affects and controls all the other systems within your body. Keeping your spine straight and healthy should be a priority in life. In order to do this, chiropractic care and adjustments are important to maintain over time.
Chiropractic works wonders on many spinal injuries and misalignments, but there are other ailments throughout the body that benefit from regular adjustments as well. Today, we will be discussing the different ailments chiropractic care may assist in alleviating.
Chiropractic assists in the alleviation of allergy symptoms within the sinuses.
Each of your fingers has joints that you use while typing on a keyboard, texting, and many other daily uses. This causes your wrists and hands to become stiff and painful.
The joint known as the temporomandibular joint is prone to stiffness, soreness, and inflammation when becoming irritated. Chiropractic has adjustment maneuvers to assist in the alignment and relaxation of this joint to alleviated pain.
If the pain is not a result of a tear within the shoulder, chiropractic care can assist with shoulder pain in clients.
Hip Joint Pain
This joint is known as a ball and socket joint. Often times this joint becomes misaligned and will pop in and out of place.
These joints are important and hard working. Pain associated with the knees can be caused by many problems, mostly misalignment and previous injury. Regular chiropractic adjustments are known to alleviate pain in the knees.
Ankles and Feet
The weight of our body lands on these important extremities each day. The ankles and feet are prone to much irritation, inflammation, and much more. Chiropractic care can assist with pain in these joint by aligning other parts of the body to alleviate stress to these joints.
We hope you have learned more about what chiropractic care can do for you and your body! If you are having pain in any of the above-mentioned areas, or others, please contact our team here at Lowcountry Chiropractic
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