Many people are surprised to learn how many ailments can be treated by chiropractors Colorado Springs. This is because a number of health issues have some connection to the bones and muscles that the professional will examine and work on directly. Here are some examples of health problems that people generally do not associate with a trip to the chiropractor.
Nasal congestion can come about for a number of reasons, with some of them having to do with tension that is carried in the upper body and neck. When this is the case, a chiropractor can adjust the neck and also apply pressure to the head and open up those clogged sinuses. It is not unusual for a patient to notice that the nose begins to run before the session is complete. For some, it will be the first time it has been possible to breathe freely through the nose in some time.
Anyone who lives with an anxiety disorder knows that a lot of stress is carried in the muscles. What some may not realize is that the tension created by the anxiety, in turn, feeds it. The only way to break the cycle is to release the tension. A series of treatments by a chiropractor helps to ease the tightness found in the back, the shoulders, the neck, and even the chest. As a result, the patient may notice that the mind begins to slow down to something akin to a normal pace during that first visit.
Patients suffering from circulation issues will often find that chiropractic treatments make a positive impact. By bringing the spine back into proper alignment and massaging the muscles, it is possible to improve blood flow to various parts of the body.
For anyone who wonders if a chiropractor could help with a certain health problem, contact the office of Brian C. Helland D.C and arrange for an appointment. Be sure to take along information on all current health issues, including any medications that are taken. After an examination, the chiropractor can discuss treatment options that will provide the patient with some relief.