Acupuncture and chiropractic care are in a position to deliver amazing health benefits to your body. Have you ever wondered what would happen when these two get combined with each other? A variety of studies have been conducted in the past to figure out how chiropractic care and acupuncture complement each other. Here is a list of some of the amazing health benefits that you will be able to enjoy, when both these treatment options get combined with each other. 

Whole Body Rejuvenation

When acupuncture and chiropractic care are combined, a complete treatment would be offered for your entire body. They both focus on holistic health and provide whole body rejuvenation. Acupuncture focuses on the soft tissue and energetic system while chiropractic aligns the skeletal system. The underlying root of your health condition can be treated with the combined effort of these two treatment methods.

Relaxation

If you can relax your mind, you will get the opportunity to relax your entire body. That’s why most of the people say that it’s all in your head. You would feel dread, stress or worry about your overall health procedures. This fact is applicable for chiropractic treatment as well. When combined, acupuncture and chiropractic care can relax your mind and help you stay away from stress. When your mind is relaxed, the entire body would get relaxed.  This creates an ideal environment in your body to accept treatments. Your body would also respond to the treatments in a better way. 

Stress is the precursor to nearly all common diseases. When your body is in alignment and free of pain it allows for ease of mind. On the flip side, acupuncture is a great way to relieve stress by reducing cortisol and inflammation and increasing endorphins and blood circulation. The less stressed you are mentally the better your body will feel. 

Shorter Recovery Times 

When you are suffering from a health condition, you are not able to enjoy your daily activities. Acupuncture and chiropractic have the ability to promote shorter recovery times in your body. These are two unique treatment options and when they are blended together, you will enjoy enhanced results. In other words, you don’t have to wait for several months in order to get back the complete, pain-free mobility of your body. 

Discomfort Reduction

Acupuncture increases blood circulation and oxygen supply to the muscles.  As a result, inflammation is reduced and this creates an ideal environment for receiving chiropractic treatment. This is similar to stretching your body before working out. This allows for safer and more complete chiropractic adjustments.

Long Lasting Results

Perhaps the most favorable result of combing acupuncture and chiropractic care is that they heed longer lasting results together than either would separately. Tackling your health concern from multiple angles and getting the expertise of two like-minded practitioners will ensure that you are getting the most complete care and best advice as to how to remain in good health.

by Hayley Jackson LAc and Supreet Shah DC MS CCSP


Also published on Medium.