October is National Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Month! Our multidisciplinary team at Massapequa Pain Management & Rehabilitation would like to honor these observances by discussing the importance of both chiropractic care and physical therapy for your overall health and wellness. Continue reading to learn more about why you should consider chiropractic and physical therapy today!
Benefits of Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care is a type of complementary treatment based on the belief that the body can heal from within with the help of targeted hands-on manipulations or adjustments. These adjustments can realign the joints and lead to significant pain relief. Chiropractic treatment helps manage conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system. While it often focuses on the spine, it can benefit several other parts of your body, depending on your particular issue. This form of treatment is similar to physical therapy, and many conditions can be improved when these therapies are combined. Some of the benefits you can experience with chiropractic care include:
- Improved neck and back pain.
- Reduced need for pain medication.
- Improved posture
- Improved athletic performance.
Benefits of Physical Therapy
Physical therapy is a form of treatment that aims to maximize movement, help you avoid surgery, manage pain, and prevent future injuries or long-term damage. Physical therapists help patients throughout all stages of healing and can be used as a standalone treatment or support other therapies. This form of treatment can also help you implement lifestyle changes to improve your fitness and overall well-being. Some of the benefits you can experience with physical therapy include:
- Pain management.
- Injury prevention.
- Injury recovery.
- Improved balance.
- Restored flexibility and range of motion.
When you combine chiropractic care and physical therapy, you can experience a well-rounded treatment course that can provide you with life-changing results and relief.
At Massapequa Pain Management & Rehabilitation, our multidisciplinary staff provides physical therapy and chiropractic care to help patients overcome their injuries and lead healthier and happier lives. To discover if these treatments will benefit you, be sure to contact our team today and schedule an appointment!