Exercise is beneficial to the chiropractic patient and is paramount to good health and well being.
Exercise has been shown to:
- Lower blood pressure,
- Reduce body fat,
- Improve sensitivity to the working of the hormone insulin,
- Improving mood
- Increase range of motion and flexibility.
Exercise prescription and application is an important part of the chiropractic treatment program in our office. Doctors of chiropractic are well educated and well trained in the usage of exercises; exercise is an important part of our wellness care program.
In addition, the chiropractic physician is well educated in anatomy, physiology and biomechanics. This knowledge base provides the Doctor of Chiropractic with the ability to prescribe the most effective and safe exercises for his or her patient. Exercise that is tailored to the patient’s condition compliments other treatment modalities such as massage, E.M.S and spinal manipulation.
Thomas Edison many years ago wrote a famous quote:
The Doctor of the future will give no Medicine, but will interest the patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Inventor of the light bulb and other useful things.