Arthritis Awareness Month: How Chiropractic Care Can Help

Did you know that May is Arthritis Awareness Month? During this month, we focus on better understanding arthritis, including its impact on daily life and how to manage this condition effectively. As chiropractors, we’re here to support you on your journey to better joint health. Let’s explore how chiropractic care can positively affect managing arthritis.

What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a term for inflammation and stiffness in the joints. Arthritis can affect people of all ages and backgrounds, so it’s essential to recognize its symptoms and seek appropriate care.

It’s crucial to understand that osteoarthritis isn’t always the culprit behind your pain—it’s often just a sign that something else is off. Chiropractic care can help pinpoint and address the real issue, guiding you back to comfort.

How Chiropractic Care Can Help?

Chiropractic care focuses on improving joint function, reducing pain, and enhancing mobility, which are crucial for managing arthritis. Here’s how we can help support you:

  • Gentle Adjustments: Chiropractic adjustments help decrease pain, limit inflammation, and ease muscle spasms.
  • Therapeutic Techniques: Techniques like massage, stretching, and exercises can relieve muscle tension, improve circulation, and increase flexibility around affected joints.
  • Personalized Care: Our clinic creates customized treatment plans and exercise programs tailored to your needs, ensuring you receive the proper care for your arthritis.

Take Action for Your Joint Health

During Arthritis Awareness Month, it’s essential to take proactive steps to manage your arthritis effectively like staying active, eating well, and seeking professional care.

Arthritis may present challenges, but with the proper support and proactive approach, you can effectively manage its symptoms and improve your quality of life. Chiropractic care offers holistic, patient-centered solutions that focus on your individual needs and goals. Let’s work together to empower your journey to better joint health and well-being.

Top 5 Pregnancy Exercise Recommendations

Ever wondered how staying active during pregnancy can be a win-win for both you and your little one? Studies have shown that exercising when you’re expecting can be a game-changer. It can help reduce constipation, gestational diabetes, low back pain, and more. Plus, it can make your muscles and joints happy while also increasing your tolerance for pain. And guess what? It’s generally safe for your little one growing inside! (*Always check with your birth provider before beginning or significantly modifying your exercise routine.)

Now, let’s check out some easy and safe exercise tips:

Pay attention to what your body is telling you. If you feel tired, take a break. If something hurts, stop and let your doctor know.

Not all exercises are created equal. Consider beginning with low-impact activities like walking, swimming, and prenatal yoga. These are gentle on your body but still pack a punch in keeping you fit.

Just like superheroes need to warm up before saving the day, you should warm up your body before exercising. Gentle stretches and a light walk are great choices. And don’t forget to cool down afterward to help your heart rate return to normal.

Water is your best friend! It keeps you and your baby hydrated, especially when you’re breaking a sweat. Make sure to drink plenty of water before, during, and after your workout.

Once your baby bump starts growing, lying flat on your back for long periods can make you feel dizzy or nauseous. Instead, try exercises on your side or in a comfortable, supported position.

Keep Sports Injuries on the Bench with Chiropractic Care

Engaging in sports and physical activities offers many health benefits, from improving cardiovascular fitness to enhancing muscle strength. However, these benefits also come with a risk of injuries. That’s where chiropractic care comes into play as a powerful tool for preventing injuries and keeping athletes at the top of their game.

Sports injuries range from minor sprains and strains to more severe ligament tears and fractures. Repetitive motions, overexertion, improper technique, and inadequate warm-ups are some of the factors that contribute to the risk of injuries.

Chiropractors optimize spinal joint function and enhance overall body mechanics. As experts in musculoskeletal health, they play a pivotal role in sports injury prevention. Let’s dive into how chiropractic care actively aids in the prevention of sports injuries:

1. Chiropractic Adjustments: Chiropractic adjustments help ensure optimal spinal function and joint mobility. Proper function reduces the risk of overcompensation in other body areas, decreasing the likelihood of injuries caused by imbalances

2. Enhanced Range of Motion: Chiropractic adjustments enhance joint flexibility and range of motion, allowing athletes to move more freely. This increased range of motion has been shown to improve athletic performance and reduce injury risk.

3. Muscle Balance and Symmetry: Chiropractors identify and address muscle imbalances resulting from overuse or improper training techniques. By promoting muscle strength, balance, and symmetry, you’ll have a lower chance of strains and sprains.

4. Education on Proper Warm-Ups and Techniques: Chiropractors educate athletes on the importance of proper warm-up routines and correct techniques for their chosen sports. This knowledge reduces the risk of injuries caused by inadequate preparation or improper form.

Chiropractic care is a cornerstone of sports injury prevention. Its emphasis on spinal health, joint mobility, and overall body mechanics aligns perfectly with the needs of athletes aiming to stay injury-free and perform at their best. By incorporating regular chiropractic checkups and following expert advice, athletes can reduce their risk of injuries and enjoy a healthier, more successful sporting journey.

Click here to learn why many professional athletes choose chiropractic care.

Top Tips for Concussion Recovery

Suffering from a concussion is a challenging experience that requires proper care and attention for a full recovery. While rest and professional supervision are crucial, many individuals are unaware of the potential benefits that chiropractic care can provide during the healing process. Check out our tips for concussion recovery. 

1. Seek Early Evaluation and Treatment 
After experiencing a concussion, it is essential to seek attention promptly. A healthcare professional can evaluate your symptoms, perform necessary tests, screen for more threatening problems, and develop an individualized treatment plan.
    
2. Allow Sufficient Rest and Recovery Time

Rest is crucial for allowing the brain to heal after a concussion. It is essential to follow the guidance of your healthcare provider and give yourself ample time to recover. This includes avoiding heavy physical and mental activities that may exacerbate symptoms, such as prolonged screen time, reading, or studying.

3. Optimize Nutrition and Hydration
Proper nutrition and hydration play a vital role in supporting the healing process. Ensure you consume a balanced diet rich in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and other essential nutrients that promote brain health. Additionally, staying hydrated can aid in reducing inflammation and supporting overall recovery.

4. Manage Symptoms with Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care may assist during concussion recovery. Gentle chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue therapies, and other specialized techniques may help alleviate headaches, neck pain, dizziness, and other related symptoms. 

Recovering from a concussion requires patience, proper care, and a comprehensive approach. These tips can support healing, alleviate symptoms, and promote overall well-being. For more information on concussion recovery, check out this infographic or call our office. 

If you have any questions please call us at 856-596-0086 or visit www.marltonchiropractor.com.

Our address: Corrado Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center, LLC, 151 Greentree Road, Suite C, Marlton, NJ 08053.

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Corrado Chiropractic During the Pandemic Tip #2.

Patients, Friends, and Family:

I hope everyone is safe and well!  Enjoy Corrado Chiropractic During the Pandemic Tip# 2.

Remember: No copays, deductibles, and co-insurance for new and established patient examinations via telemedicine! We can do rehabilitation and therapeutic procedures to help with any pain or problems. Also, our Metagenics supplement store is up and running.  Free shipping over $49.00 and delivered to your home.  10% off your first order!  Please call to get the link!

If you have any questions please call us at 856-596-0086 or visit www.marltonchiropractor.com. Our address: Corrado Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center, LLC, 151 Greentree Road, Suite C, Marlton, NJ 08053.

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Corrado Chiropractic During the Pandemic Tip#1

Welcome again to our weekly tips during this crisis. I hope everyone is safe and healthy. We miss everyone!
Remember: No co-pays, deductibles, and coinsurance for new and established patient examination via telemedicine! We can do rehabilitation and therapeutic procedures to help with any pain or problems. Also our Metagenics supplement store is up and running.
If you have any questions please call us at 856-596-0086 or visit www.marltonchiropractor.com. Our address: Corrado Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center, LLC, 151 Greentree Road, Suite C, Marlton, NJ 08053.
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