If you are considering seeing a chiropractor, there is a strong chance that you are currently dealing with a great deal of pain or limited mobility. By finding a well-trained and experienced chiropractor, you will likely be able to find a treatment that can bring much needed relief. However, to get the most from your visit, there are certain things you should do after the visit. Here are a few suggestions for proper aftercare to optimize healing:
- Give space for some pain and discomfort: It is best to not have a tight schedule following your appointment, as you may experience some increased soreness from the adjustments and spinal manipulations your chiropractor has done before you begin to experience relief.
- Drink lots of water: Getting enough water is critical in your body’s healing process. It will help nourish the discs between your vertebrae and keep your spine flexible. To stay well hydrated, aim for drinking half your bodyweight in ounces of water.
- Eat well and exercise as counseled: Though your chiropractic adjustment is the major player in your treatment plan, a good chiropractor will also likely provide you with important advice for diet and exercise that can assist your healing process. You’ll get the most out of your treatments if you follow this plan as best as you can.
- Attend your return appointment: The large majority of cases take multiple treatments to see true improvements.
At Advanced Chiropractic Center, we have over 25 years of experience providing clients with the relief and solutions they need for a wide variety of issues. We know we can do the same for you. Contact us today!