One particular study looked at whether neck pain has an impact on proper sensorimotor function in older people. The study found that older people with neck pain were worse than those without neck pain at most of the tests they performed.
Research has shown that the way you feel pain and its intensity and unpleasantness, all depends on what’s going on for you. And most importantly, what you think and feel about the situation. Research tells us that if you expect pain it can actually make you feel pain.
We already know that once we feel pain it changes how our brains function. But what the research on subclinical pain is showing us is that even just mild recurring spinal problems, even on days you feel no pain, can also alter how your brain functions.
Did you know traumatic experiences can affect your health and well-being? The stress of a traumatic event impacts your brain in a very specific way. It’s important to regularly seek chiropractic care for stress management.
You might be surprised to know that almost 50% of chiropractic patients go to see their chiropractor because they want to maintain their health and wellbeing. This is what chiropractors call maintenance care.
Sometimes changes during pregnancy can be uncomfortable or even painful. About three-quarters of pregnant moms suffer from pain in their back or pelvis while they are pregnant. This is one reason so many pregnant moms seek chiropractic care.
Cost can be a big factor when we make decisions about our healthcare. Sometimes people will suffer in pain because they’re worried that they just can’t afford the care they need. Research has found that often chiropractic care can be far better than other choices when it comes to cost.
One question many new parents ask is whether they should take their baby to see a chiropractor or another manual therapist. Chiropractors don’t see babies to help with their back pain. They see babies to help improve spinal function.