Chiropractic Treatment And Stretching
Chiropractic treatment provided by our chiropractic office professionals frequently includes advice on movements and stretching that can help to increase blood flow. You can do stretching at any time and anywhere. It is also free of charge. Stretching does not require any special equipment, is a critical tool in your wellness routine, and is low impact. Stretching helps to keep joints and muscles feeling well, mobile, and relaxed.
Before You Get Started
An inflexible and stiff back limits the full range of motion of your body and can make trying to perform daily activities more challenging, uncomfortable, and daunting – and extremely painful at its very worst. The stretching exercises recommended by your chiropractor are designed to work out and complement your spring. Having a strong spine helps to increases elasticity throughout your entire core.
Focus On Relaxing YOur Muscle
As you stretch, try to maintain a relaxed and calm state of mind. It is imperative to have a relaxed and calm connection between your body and brain in order to obtain the maximum benefits from your chiropractic treatment. It may be the trickiest aspect of any stretching you do, however, the benefits make it very well worth the effort.
Listen to the directions that your chiropractor gives you and stretch the number of times that they advise you to do. Start out gradually and slowly, but stay with it. With mindful and consistent stretching you will start to feel better very soon.
Two Back Stretches For You To Try
The two stretches below are common ones that chiropractors prescribe in order to help ease back pain. Before trying these exercises, consult your chiropractor first.
Hip Flexor Stretch
Put your left foot flat to the floor when kneeling on your right knee
Place your hands on both your hips while keeping your torso upright
Push your hips in front of you as far as possible (without any pain)
For 30 seconds, hold the stretch out in front of your right hip
Switch your leg position and then repeat the process
Lie down flat on your back, knees bent
Keep both of your feet flat to the floor (at a hip-width apart)
Maintain both of your arms extended at the sides with your palms faced down
Lift your pelvis up off the floor, press your hips as high as you can (without any pain)
Squeeze your buttocks and then hold them for 1 count
Release your hips slowly back down on the floor slowly 8 times