Choosing any type of a doctor can provide quite a challenge. Choosing a doctor is not like choosing whether you want chicken or fish for dinner. After all, there’s nothing more important than your health. And when it comes to your head, neck, spine and back problems, you want to make sure you find the best chiropractor available and not just choose a doctor who is close by and inexpensive.
First of all, you want to find an experienced chiropractor with a good reputation. Knowing that your friends, family or neighbors have used a chiropractor that truly helped them is a big plus. Finding a chiropractor that provides real corrective care is also vital to your care. You want a chiropractor who fully evaluates your condition through a thorough exam and then develops a comprehensive plan including in office adjustment, at home exercise, diet and more that will provide long term relief and not just temporarily treat your symptoms. Exercise and diet are important factors that determine optimal health. Exercise increases muscle strength and increases your oxygen which makes you feel better. Diet and lifestyle changes are key factors in improving one’s health and wellness and any good chiropractor should stress the importance of healthier eating, regular exercise, reducing your stress and getting enough sleep as well as proper spine alignment for optimal nerve function.
Finding a competent doctor will put your mind at ease in many ways, but finding a chiropractor who shares your views of good health and treats your body as a whole and not just your specific area of pain. Good health includes more than chiropractic adjustments and you want to work with someone who utilizes diet, exercise, massage and chiropractic care and creates real relationships with their patients. A good chiropractor uses the body’s own natural healing processes and doesn’t focus on drugs and pain killers to treat their patients.
Before you begin treatment with a chiropractor, you might want to call and ask questions or request an in-office interview to learn more about the chiropractor, the techniques they use and make sure it’s someone you feel comfortable with. At Balanced Health and Wellness, we believe chiropractic care is just another way to naturally feel better. We offer a drug-free, hands-on approach to chiropractic care and incorporate nutritional counseling, exercise instruction and massage therapy as part of our approach to wellness. If you are looking for skilled chiropractic care in Berkley or anywhere in southeast Michigan, contact Balanced Health and Wellness today at 248.397.8122.