Most people seek out chiropractic care after an injury, or severe pain is a non-stop sensation in their life. But this is the year we decide to listen and take care of our body before it ever reaches that point. A visit to the chiropractor can prevent many different negative effects on our bodies.

So you are in pain, it could be from an injury or could be genetics, and you are wondering if it is time to visit the doctor. But last time, the doctor just prescribed generic pain medicine and sent you on your way. Now, the medication has stopped working, and the pain has come back, and you are too tired to repeat the same cycle as before. You look up different types of doctors to give something else a try, and you come across chiropractors and orthopedists. Both focus on similar areas of the body but have very different approaches. So which one should you see? Let’s dive deeper into the similarities and differences between chiropractic and orthopedic care. 

Feeling frustrated with traditional medications and treatments for your pain? Exhausted from trying the newest ‘fad’ quick fix? No one should live in pain and miss out on life’s greatest treasures. 

When in pain or discomfort, your first thought is to go see your doctor. That doctor’s answer is to prescribe traditional medication. But what if there was another way? A chiropractor takes a different approach to our discomfort. While most people have gone to a doctor, seeing a chiropractor is less common, which leaves more questions about when it is time to visit a chiropractor. Before you call your regular doctor, take a look at some reasons why you should consider a chiropractor instead. 

The new year represents an opportunity for change. It’s not just a change of the day, week, or month, January 1st feels like a clean slate and a fresh start. Every year, millions of Americans make resolutions for self-improvement. We see it as a time to think about the people we want to be, and set goals toward that end. It is likely that many of those who will make resolutions this year will set fitness and diet goals, or they will seek to improve their overall health and wellness. 

Unfortunately, four out of five people will not achieve their New Year’s resolutions. Those who resolve to get outside more, exercise more often, and eat better may find that ongoing pain and discomfort hinder them from achieving their goals. As you make your plans to become a better version of yourself this new year, it may be time to consider making your chiropractor part of your plan to reach new heights.

Elkin, North Carolina is one of the most beautiful and versatile places to live in the state. We are just a short drive from the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, Stone Mountain State Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, however, we rarely experience the extreme cold and winter that creates hardships for people living in the High Country. We have beautiful rivers and creeks for those that enjoy fishing and water sports, and a host of beautiful parks, greenways, and mountain biking trails. It is safe to say, if you like outdoor activities, we have it all here in our little slice of the foothills. However, for those struggling with symptoms related to Neuropathy, it can be very difficult to get out and about and enjoy all that our area has to offer.

People often ask if chiropractic care can help people suffering from the symptoms of neuropathy. Our chiropractic office has helped countless patients manage the pain and discomfort associated with neuropathy. In this article, we want to help you understand neuropathy and how chiropractic care can improve your mobility and quality of life.