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Effective and Easy Tigard Chiropractic Techniques for a Pain-Free Life

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January 4, 2017
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The older you get, the more aches and pains you may suffer from. Instead of letting these pains control your life, take action with different chiropractic techniques. Here are several solutions that can help you recover as quickly as possible.

Self-Chiropractic

You may not have enough time or resources to get professional help. That’s okay because you can use self-chiropractic techniques from the comforts of home. These treatments are not complex and are effective when used correctly and often. Heat and ice packs help reduce swelling and increase blood flow throughout your entire body. Alternate between heat and ice packs to see optimal results.

Although simple, stretching regularly helps heal any minor injuries or sores and prevents you from pulling anything. Resistance bands come in handy when stretching because they allow you to stretch out virtually any muscle in your body. They are also cost-effective and come in different sizes. Lastly, anti-inflammatory medications are available on the market if you want quick pain relief.

Massage Therapy

If at-home methods are not working, consider Tigard chiropractic massage therapy as a solution. There are many chiropractors that offer massage therapy for both mental and physical healing. Their in-depth techniques give you more flexibility and promote natural healing.

Chiropractors gradually increase pressure on areas that need it to increase blood flow and reduce inflammation. The great thing about massage therapy is there are many techniques available. Some of the most popular ones include Swedish massages and a deep tissue massage. Your chiropractor will assess your pain levels and come up with a therapy plan, based on your individual needs.

Not only do massage techniques take away pain, they help you get rid of unwanted stress. That’s because you are exposed to a quiet, peaceful environment, where you can just focus on getting better. It has also been found that serotonin, which is a key chemical that allows your body to reduce pain naturally, is produced throughout a massage.

Living in pain each day is something no one should have to experience. You don’t have to if you try simple chiropractic techniques at home and seek professional services when the pain becomes too much to bear. A better, pain-free life is possible with some research and a little effort.

Sources:
Massage Therapy Has a Role in Pain Management, amtamassage.org
Is Massage Therapy Effective for Back Pain Relief?, spine-health.com

Dr. Darren Faherty D.C.

In 2004, Dr. Darren Faherty graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from UWEC - University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Dr. Darren continued education at the highly esteemed University of Western States (formerly Western States Chiropractic College) where he obtained his chiropractic degree in 2007. He has been helping people recover from injuries and return to their normal lifestyles ever since.

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