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.

Elkin is a wonderful place in which to live. We have all the small-town charm you could ask for in a southern city. Our downtown is vibrant with small business, craft restaurants, and retail shops that have found creative ways to continue safely serving their customers throughout the pandemic. Surry County is only 30-45 minutes from parts of the Triad and Winston-Salem and just an hour from popular Boone. We are within a short drive from Stone Mountain State Park and other popular hiking and camping destinations. Plus, we have a well-maintained, scenic greenway, as well as fishing and boating opportunities on the Yadkin River. To say there is plenty to see and do in our area is an understatement. That makes it all the more difficult when you are dealing with lingering, nagging pain, and other peripheral neuropathy related issues. 

Many people dealing with peripheral neuropathy are told, essentially, they will need to learn to live with it. As a chiropractic and wellness team in Elkin, Beth EL Wellness has seen success in treating patients with peripheral neuropathy.

One in every four adults suffers from knee pain, making it one of the most common issues that we deal with in life. But just because it’s common does not mean it is any less serious. Knee pain can limit mobility and functionality while impairing our quality of life. Typical treatments include wraps and braces, pain killers, injections, and surgery. But these can fail you.

Are you interested in exploring chiropractic care? Maybe you are recovering from an accident or injury; maybe chronic pain is keeping you from living your fullest life; maybe you want to take steps towards a more holistic, and healthy, future. Whatever the case, you likely have many questions. Is it safe? Is it effective? Will it help you? Will it hurt? What can you expect? Questions can keep you from accessing the care that you need and that will benefit you in a variety of ways. So, let’s find answers.