Chiropractic treatment helps boost immune system, thus aiding the body in fighting off colds more quickly. Chiropractic adjustments, especially in the upper cervical area in the neck, helps relieve tension in the brainstem and allows for sinus passages in the head to drain. As an aid to the required antibiotics, this release of tension and passage for sinus fluids greatly helps speed up recovery from sinus and congestion issues.
The pressure in the nervous system that results from a subluxation (spinal misalignment) can play a significant part in the development of digestive issues. The digestion and absorption of important nutrients and liquids can be hindered by the pressure a subluxation causes. Chiropractic adjustments align the spine and is used to treat subluxations.
Through a physical examination and reviewing a patient’s medical history, doctors can work on discovering the source of numbness or tingling their patient may be experiencing (further evaluations may also be necessary). Often a doctor may find that their patient can benefit from chiropractic care. Conservative chiropractic care can often treat most cases of numbness and tingling.