Asthma and Chiropractic Care

Our bodies are made up of complex systems that work together to keep us operating at peak performance both mentally and physically. Having asthma can affect the lifestyle choices you make; often prohibiting you from living life to the fullest and enjoying experiences. Asthma attacks can be triggered by scents, movement/exercise, molds and other chemicals in our environment. Note that all cases of asthma aren’t the same and each person will respond to a chiropractic treatment plan for asthma differently. 


Where the Links Connect Between Asthma and Chiropractic Care

Consider the structure of our bodies and think about how we breathe quite literally. Our diaphragm muscle contracts and forces air into our lungs. Our spine plays a huge part in breathing with every breath we take. The nervous system uses nerves to control each breath. During the process these nerves travel from our brain to the spinal cord area where they’ll make their exit from the process. This process happens mostly in the neck area and can cause discomfort resulting in not only physical pain, but subtle difficulty in breathing.

Those with asthma know that small changes can improve their condition and result in a healthier lifestyle. By relaxing the tension and pressure the out of balance nervous system causes in the neck, patients can experience relief of their symptoms and a potential overall improvement over continued treatment.

 

Scientific research from comprehensive studies have achieved the following results by utilizing chiropractic care in the treatment of allergies:

  • Patients treated had a 45% decrease overall in the number of attacks that occurred within the two month study
  • A groundbreaking number of 31% were able to decrease or stop medication
  • Results were highlighted in the treatment of asthma in children


Call our office today if you are looking for an all-natural and non-invasive healthcare strategy to help yourself or your child with asthma.

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http://www.webmd.com/lung/how-we-breathe