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7 Benefits of Regular Chiropractic Care

The majority of people are aware that chiropractic can help lessen back pain. However, there are some advantages of seeing your Saint Paul, MN chiropractor consistently that are less well-known. These benefits may just make your life happier.
Benefits of chiropractic consist of:

  1. It helps bring about natural recovery. Whereas most other treatment options include the use of medications, surgery, or injection therapy; chiropractic care encourages your body in treating itself naturally.
  2. It reduces children’s ear infections. Many kids suffer from frequent ear infections, and are often prescribed antibiotics. Some kids have a drop in otitis media after getting consistent chiropractic care.
  3. It can boost your immunity. Studies indicate that chiropractic adjustments may trigger a down regulating of pro-inflammatory cytokines and an boost in antibodies linked to the immune response. Furthermore, chiropractic can boost the production of leukocytes that assist the white blood cells in fending off disease.
  4. It can reduce digestive problems. If you have a hard time with digestion, frequent chiropractic visits can often reduce symptoms.
  5. You improve your sleep. When you’re not affected by spinal pain, your standard of sleep improves, supporting you to feel more energized and focused.
  6. It can reduce your blood pressure. If the spine is misaligned, body functions -- like your blood pressure -- aren’t properly maintained, elevating your risk of these types of health issues.
  7. It can improve your balance. The more durable and healthy the spine is, the less difficult it is to balance, possibly preventing a personal injury due to instability like a slip and fall.

Experience these perks and more when you visit Dr. Skon in Saint Paul, MN. Call and schedule your next appointment now!


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November 13, 2014
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