Wellness Care Is Important
Just because you don't feel sick, does not mean you feel as great as you could. Far too many people wait until they are sick to find a chiropractic clinic in Peterborough. When we use the term “Wellness Lifestyle” we are talking about having a healthy and active lifestyle in order to allow your body to achieve normal functionality.
To live a Wellness Lifestyle is actually quite straight forward. The main things that may help you are your initial intervention and regular adjustment which may optimize your body’s normal functionality. Once this is accomplished and you feel your body is beginning to work as it should, it’s natural healing process will work more effectively which will now help not only physical health problems but mental and emotional issues as well.
How Nutrition Affects Overall Wellness in Peterborough
Your nutrition is an important part on the road to living a wellness lifestyle. There are many foods which should be left out of your diet and others which you should try to consume more frequently. Here is a quick list to get you started:
- Coffee and caffeinated beverages
- Any “empty calorie” junk food
- Foods high in sodium
- Vegetables and Fruit
- Whole grains
- Lean cut red meat, fish and poultry
Specific conditions may require their own special dietary needs, so always consult with your doctor for proper recommendations.
Chiropractic Treatment as Part of a Wellness Care Plan
Chiropractic treatments work to keep the integrity of the nervous system intact and are an excellent choice as a part of a wellness care plan. Regular, gentle adjustments can ensure that the daily impacts of your life are not wearing your health down over time. By performing a thorough evaluation of your health history and current physical state, a chiropractor can help you detect problems before they develop into a more serious issue, keeping you at peak function and feeling great. Call to set up a consultation with our team at Dr. Ed's Gentle Chiropractic and start on the path of chiropractic wellness care today.
Combining Exercise with Chiropractic Care
Combining chiropractic care along with strength and cardio exercising may be one of the best treatments for lower back pain. Combining proper exercise with chiropractic care may help to promote strong & toned muscles, help with food digestion and improve blood circulation.
Simply walking around the block once or twice a day can be enough to help put you on the road to better health. What’s important is that the exercise is happening on a regular basis. Dr. Ed will give you specific instructions as far as what type of exercise is best for your specific condition. Our programs do require a reasonable amount of fitness performed each day, however, we try to recommend activities that are enjoyable and will give the most benefits along with our chiropractic treatment.
However one should always be mindful when engaging in cardiovascular fitness, especially those with heart conditions. We always recommend consulting with a physician prior to beginning a regime.