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What’s the point of seeing a chiropractor?

What’s the point of seeing a chiropractor in Seattle?
Your health and wellness, as well as your body’s innate ability to heal itself, depends on a properly aligned spine. Your chiropractor’s job is to help you enjoy vibrant overall health by restoring your spinal column to its proper alignment. What's the point of seeing a chiropractor? A chiropractor restores your spine to proper alignment. Noticeable misalignments in your spine cause immediate pain and discomfort, such as back spasms and migraine headaches.  But nearly everybody’s spine is misaligned in some way. Usually these misalignments exist undetected.  However, all of them slowly undermine your health over time. Let’s break it down some more. Your central nervous system (CNS) is your body’s communication highway. It takes the signals from your brain and sends them throughout your body.  The central nervous system is protected by the bones of your spinal column. This column consists of 24 vertebrae. There are seven located in your neck (or the cervical...
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Spinal Fracture Medications

Spinal Fractures Medications
Spinal fractures may or may not cause pain. If yours is painful, the doctor may have you try various drugs and medications to help deal with the pain. These spinal fracture medications won't help you heal faster. Their purpose is to relieve your pain so that you can get through your day-to-day activities. Also, you can take advantage of the pain-free period the drugs and medications give you by doing physical therapy to strengthen your spinal muscles.With drugs and medications, you always want to start out with the lowest dosage of the "weakest" medications. That is—unless you're in excruciating pain and it's an extreme circumstance, the doctor probably won't start you out on a narcotic like morphine. There is a progression to spinal fracture medications. Most likely, you'll start with an over-the-counter medication. If that sufficiently relieves your pain, you won't have to try anything stronger. If it doesn't, talk to...
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