Chiropractic Health & Wellness Blog

Arthritis and Chiropractic

January 16, 2011
Arthritis and Chiropractic

For many Americans, arthritis is an everyday struggle. Aches and pains are experienced sometimes while just moving around or walking. While most Americans already know that arthritis is a condition that they will have to live with for the rest of their lives, medicating the pain might not be the only answer.

Arthritis is an inflammation of a joint in the body that can be caused by a degenerative disease or even an allergen such as milk or red meat. The inflammation can be triggered at any point of the day and this condition can become a chronic problem where the pain becomes the focus of maintenance care.

Although pain meds will ease the pain, there are other alternative treatments that can help fight the inflammation and pain. Chiropractic treatment is a great way to help the body stay flexible and it allows the joints to stay mobile and Quick read more or view full article not become frozen. There are several different chiropractic techniques that are helpful, but the best results come from very light and gentle approaches towards the body.

Exercising and stretches can help the body stay flexible as well. Recent reports have shown that yoga and Tai Chi can also help the degenerative process that occurs in our joints.

Vitamin supplements such as antioxidants can help fight inflammation and glucosamine can possibly help the cartilage in the body. Also limiting red meat, dairy products and eating plenty of fruits and vegetables can decrease inflammation triggers and keep your immune system healthy.

Having arthritis doesn't mean you cannot live a full active life.

How Can Chiropractic Help Arthritis?

Chiropractic for arthritis addresses the practical issue of getting the body to move more freely. Once the body is aligned to move with fewer restrictions, the need for pain-relieving medications lessens, or disappears altogether.

Chiropractic as a regular treatment will also help prevent arthritis, or at least its damaging effects. This form of prevention is probably the most crucial benefit in treating the disease.

The lifestyle changes and therapies associated with chiropractic will influence diet, exercise, and maintaining the body’s alignment that practitioners believe will offset health problems that might accompany arthritis.

Proper weight and a healthy immune system are both important factors in limiting the devastating effects of all forms of arthritis, especially osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Chiropractic—and the holistic health practices that often accompany it—offers multiple benefits in offsetting the dreaded effects of this disease that can take so many undesirable forms for so many people.

Call your local chiropractor or contact Lyn Lake Chiropractic and visit one of our Minneapolis Chiropractors for an evaluation to see if we can help you stay healthy! Read Less

Welcome to Lyn Lake Chiropractic Blog

January 1, 2011
Hello and Welcome to the Lyn Lake Chiropractic Blog. First let me welcome you by saying that we are delighted that you have found our chiropractic clinic. We hope that you will find our blog helpful in the coming months and years to aid you in your every day health and way of living.

At Lyn Lake Chiropractic we strive to keep our patients healthy and mobile. Our philosophy on patient care is simple and one our patients are extremely familiar with; we want you to live the best life possible and taking care of your spine is the simplest way to feeling great every day for a more satisfying and healthy life.

For over 10 years Lyn Lake Chiropractic has been committed to providing breakthrough pain treatment. Our goal is to relieve any discomfort or pain you are experiencing and to ensure that you are able to live a comfortable, Quick read more or view full article productive and healthy life.

You may be wondering how chiropractic care can help you feel your best every day. What is it that Chiropractors do that will help the pain you are experiencing?:

Chiropractors locate and correct subluxations, a condition that damages, nerves, muscles, fascia, meninges and other tissues. Subluxations cause joints to “freeze” or lose normal movement, causing damage to the involved area.

Once taken under the chiropractic care of Lyn Lake Chiropractic you will notice the benefits of your visits. Your head will be more balanced, your hips and shoulders will be more level and the stress will then be taken off the joints and muscles throughout your body. Once the energy of your body is no longer spent on supporting an unbalanced spine you will experience a greater increase in energy and more fluidity throughout the body.

Interested in meeting Lyn Lake Chiropractic by scheduling an appointment?

Our office staff will gladly assist you in setting up an appointment and verifying your insurance. We strive to provide health care for individuals and families with and without health coverage. Our ultimate goal is to provide quality comprehensive care, one patient at a time.

For our office hours, directions and telephone number please refer back to our website at: Read Less

Did you know we now have five Lyn Lake Chiropractic locations? If you're on the North side of Minneapolis, look us up! Or in the St Paul area, check us out!