As people across the state embrace this fresh start of the new year, many will find themselves making goals they set for themselves to complete or begin in the following months. Some people have an easy time sticking to these plans—others, not so much. If you’ve set a health or fitness goal, it can be particularly difficult to change your habits and push yourself, day in and day out; it’s very easy to fall into the latter category. This year, you might have even set particularly lofty fitness goals. There’s just something about an entirely new decade that encourages one to dream big.
While there’s definitely something to be said for the tenacity required to achieve the body you want, it’s no excuse to neglect that body as you work toward your ideals. Chiropractic care, in particular, is a wonderful way to make sure your body gets the attention it needs to soar past its previous physical limits.
A few primary goals of our chiropractors are to reduce pain and prevent future injury through maintaining proper alignment of the spine and its numerous vertebrae (spinal bones). When it comes to your body’s physical ability, the spine is an extremely important area to consider. If you’re not used to working out, you can very easily pop a bone out of alignment, which can result in pain and possible injury.
Aside from reducing the likelihood of pain due to spinal misalignment, when it comes to achieving your physical goals, chiropractic care can:
- Make it possible to push yourself. When you’re in pain from a spinal misalignment, it can be hard to find the mental strength to push your limits. Seeing an injury chiropractor, even before injury as a preventive measure, can keep your pain under control and allow you to push your limits.
- Improve the quality of your workouts. Talking to your chiropractor about your workout routines can yield valuable insights about your posture, thus possibly allowing you to maximize the intensity of your workouts without injury. This is especially true if your chiropractor works with a physical therapist and practices the interdisciplinary DMR method.
- Reduce anxieties about your body’s limits. By taking care of your body with chiropractic care, you can feel more confident at the gym, knowing your body is sound enough to do what you ask of it.
As our name implies, we’re a Northeast Minneapolis DMR clinic, and we’d be thrilled to be part of your New Year’s fitness goals. Give us a call today at 612-750-7168.