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Chiropractic Treatment in Millersville & Crofton, MD

The Pros & Cons of Chiropractic Treatment

Effective Integrative Healthcare provides chiropractic treatment to patients throughout Millersville and Crofton, MD. Whether you need massage therapy or chiropractic services, the professional team at Effective Integrative Healthcare can help. We’ve provided chiropractic adjustments for health-conscious patients, athletes needing rehabilitation from sports injuries, and more. When it comes to chiropractic treatment, like most kinds of medical treatments, there are pros and cons.

But First, What is Chiropractic Treatment?

Chiropractic treatment is performed by trained specialists called chiropractors. During a chiropractic adjustment, a chiropractor will use their hands or a small instrument to apply controlled, sudden force to a patient’s joints—most commonly the spinal joints. The objective of chiropractic treatment is to improve joint motion and the body’s physical function.

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care

There are a wide range of chiropractic benefits that patients can enjoy after undergoing professional chiropractic treatment and care. With chiropractic maintenance, patients will notice a slew of health benefits, including immediate relief from back and neck conditions, arm and wrist pain, sleeping disorders, arthritis stress and tension disorders, sciatica, fibromyalgia, bursitis, and so much more. Additionally, short sessions are known to do the trick and be rather inexpensive at that. Below, we’ve listed the benefits of chiropractic adjustments. They include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Alleviation of pain and discomfort
  • Reduction of stress and anxiety
  • Regulation of mood swings
  • Improvement of athletic performance
  • Improvement of joint function and mobility
  • Improvement of overall health and wellness
  • Improvement of sleep and overall energy
  • Improvement in the function of the body’s systems
  • Reduction of inflammation, pressure, and tension
  • Improvement of cognitive ability and functions
  • Decreased risk of joint degeneration and illness

The Cons of Chiropractic Care

Like most treatments, chiropractic care comes with its own risks. However, these risks can be significantly reduced if you see a licensed chiropractor. Extreme risks with chiropractic care are unlikely but include bone damage, stroke, and more. While chiropractic care is primarily about spinal manipulation, neck adjustments are often part of chiropractic care as well. Neck adjustments are more sensitive and come with more risk. And then, there’s the financial side of things. While chiropractic care might feel inexpensive at first, it’s not uncommon that multiple sessions are needed for proper treatment. With multiple sessions needed, the bills can stack up over time.

Contact Us Today for Chiropractic Treatment

Overall, chiropractic treatment is an excellent option for those looking to reduce their pain and improve their overall health and wellness. As long as chiropractic adjustments are performed by a trained and licensed chiropractor, chiropractic care is considered safe. With locations throughout Millersville and Crofton, our valued patients can visit a healthcare facility that is most convenient for them. To learn more about chiropractic care, check out our FAQ page. To learn more about chiropractic treatment or to schedule a consultation with a member of our expert team, contact us today.