Dr. David satterfield
The Health Benefits of Spinal Adjustments
Bottom Line: Exciting new research indicates a surprising array of health benefits may come from receiving regular spinal adjustments. Whether you’re recovering from an injury, looking to stay active for years to come, or looking to achieve peak human performance, spinal adjustments may be a smart choice to improve your quality of life.
Why it Matters: One of the top benefits of spinal adjustments is that they can dramatically reduce your aches and pains. Before improving our performance, we need to break through any chronic pain cycles, and spinal adjustments are fantastic at lowering most all types of musculoskeletal pain.
Improving your quality of life by restoring functional movement patterns is another terrific benefit of spinal adjustments. In fact, many research studies show that people receiving spinal adjustments report a higher quality of life than those who aren't. Sport specific performance improvements are yet another fantastic benefit of receiving spinal adjustments. Achieving optimal flexibility, biomechanics, range of motion, and movement are all reasons why many leading athletes get adjusted consistently as part of their training.
Spinal adjustments can improve your range of motion, decrease your aches and pains, and improve your functional ability.
A growing number of people use spinal adjustments to maintain peak performance, even if they don't have pain.
People receiving spinal adjustments tend to report a higher quality of life than those who aren't.
Next Steps: Getting out of pain is the first step towards improving your quality of life. Nearly every major healthcare organization supports the use of spinal adjustments as a front-line care option for overcoming aches and pains. We love working with people who are looking to find relief and are ready to take proactive steps towards staying active and enjoying the additional health benefits of proactive care. If that sounds like you, we invite you to connect with us today!
Science Source(s): Group and Individual-level Change on Health-related Quality of Life in Chiropractic Patients With Chronic Low Back or Neck Pain. Spine. 2019.