While the holidays are often a time of joy, that’s not the case for everyone. And between the rich foods and sweets, the financial hit from long gift lists, and increased socializing, you may find yourself compromising on your health. But it doesn’t have to be that way. A little preventative care can go a very long way, which is why we’re sharing three benefits of chiropractic care this holiday season.
HELPS MINIMIZE ACHES & PAINS
Aches and pains are largely inevitable during the holiday season. And that makes sense when you consider things like travel, less sleep, more alcohol, and very likely, less mindful movement. You may also be feeling the stress of shopping and spending money. Add it all up, and you have a recipe for aches and pains from head to toe, including headaches. But seeing a chiropractor can help reduce pain, manage stress, and boost mobility by reducing restrictions.
HELPS MANAGE STRESS
Holiday stress really deserves its own category. And while it’s true that chiropractic care doesn’t remove all the holiday triggers that lead to stress, it can certainly help your body cope with the symptoms. Eliminating tension in the spine can help reduce stress and calm the body’s natural response so you feel calmer.
KEEPS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM STRONG
The holiday season is a time for seasonal viruses like the cold and flu. If you’re spending time with loved ones, traveling, and generally feeling the stress of the season, your immune system is somewhat compromised. But a wonderful effect of chiropractic care is a strengthened immune system.
Now is the time to schedule a visit (or two!) to see Dr. McSweeney or Dr. Allen here in Reno. Preventative care is the gift you give yourself, and it will pay off in spades. Contact us today to schedule your visit, and happy holidays!