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October 17, 2019 Admin

National Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Health Months

Massapequa Chiropractor

This October, our team at Massapequa Pain Management & Rehabilitation is celebrating both National Physical Therapy and National Chiropractic Health month! Our Massapequa Chiropractor and Physical Therapists will be celebrating and spreading the word to every one of our patients! We want to remind our patients as well as others in the community about the benefits of these alternative treatment options. Both chiropractors and physical therapists can be used as a drug-free alternative for pain relief. Each profession aims to share a message with the public to help spread awareness. 

During this October, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), has chosen to encourage people across the U.S. to ChoosePT, and recognize that physical therapy can be used in a variety of different ways, including improved mobility, pain management, treating chronic conditions, as well as helping assist patients in their recovery. Inversely, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), would like to emphasize the importance of musculoskeletal health. Through chiropractic care, you can help increase your strength, stability, and improve your overall wellness!

What are the benefits of physical therapy?

As National Physical Therapy Month gets started, it is imperative to understand why you can benefit from visiting a skilled physical therapist. Seeking out the assistance of a Massapequa Chiropractor and Physical Therapist can help with the following:

  • Reduce pain through exercise or manual therapy techniques.
  • Help patients avoid surgery. 
  • Help patients who have trouble walking, standing or moving. 
  • Treat sports injuries. 
  • Improve balance.
  • Fall prevention.
  • Treat conditions that affect women’s health.

What are the benefits of chiropractic care?

Back pain is one of the most sought after reasons to seek out medical attention. Rather than seeking relief from medications, you could always visit a Massapequa chiropractor for treatment and quality care. A chiropractic adjustment can be extremely beneficial for not only pain but also improved posture and overall every-day activity. These benefits may also include a few of the following:

  • Improved joint mobility. 
  • Decreasing inflammation.
  • Improved circulation.
  • Faster recovery from injury. 
  • Strengthens the immune system.
  • Improved athletic performance.
  • Decreased stress/anxiety. 
  • Improved nervous system function. 

Contacting a Massapequa Chiropractor or Physical Therapist: 

While we have mentioned several benefits of both chiropractic care and physical therapy, know that there are plenty more! At Massapequa Pain Management & Rehabilitation our team is dedicating the month of October to help educate our patients and the community on the importance of these two professions. We work tirelessly with every one of our patients to ensure top-quality care. To learn more about our services, schedule an appointment today.