In 1895, Harvey Lillard became the first chiropractic patient. The man who made the adjustment, D.D. Palmer, went on to found modern chiropractic practices. He believed, that adjusting the spine was the cure for all diseases of the human race.

We know that isn’t entirely true. Diet and exercise play a major role in a healthy lifestyle. But chiropractic care can still treat and manage hundreds of ailments. It can even provide relief for diseases that may otherwise be chronic.

Looking for reasons to see a chiropractor? Here are five to get you started.

Pain management

For many chronic diseases like arthritis or fibromyalgia, pain is the main symptom. For many, it can become unbearable. Chiropractic care helps relieve and manage the pain sufferers endure. Anyone enduring chronic pain should speak to a chiropractor.

Drug-Free Treatment Option

Most medicinal remedies come with a myriad of unwanted side-effects. Drugs have a tendency to mess with our bodies in unforeseen and undesired ways. However, chiropractic care is a completely natural, drug-free way to treat the body. During chiropractic care, the chiropractor makes mild adjustments to the spine. This puts the body back into alignment and it can relieve many ailments. There are no negative side effects associated with chiropractic care.

Aid in Recovery After an Accident

Have you recently been in a car accident, or suffered an injury at work? You may find chiropractic care especially helpful. Chiropractic care can ease symptoms associated with whiplash or back strain. It relieves pinched nerves and helps manage pain. If you have a head, neck or back injury, talk to your chiropractor and see how they can help.

Preventative Care

Chiropractic care is preventative care. Even if you don’t have symptoms, you can still benefit from chiropractic care. Regular chiropractic appointments will help you maintain a healthy posture and healthy back. Regular visits can ease mild back pain from working a desk job, improve your sleep, and boost your mood. On top of that, regular visits will help your chiropractor spot something before it has time to go awry.


Many people who suffer from headaches can find relief through chiropractic care. The chiropractor may try spinal manipulation, deep massages, or low load cranial-cervical mobilization. Any of these can be enough to relieve a headache. Vancouver Back Pain found chiropractic care relieved headaches as well as pain medicine.

There are Plenty of Reasons to See a Chiropractor

These are just a few reasons to see a chiropractor – there are plenty of others! Chiropractic treatments are a natural way to ease pain, prevent diseases, and help the body stay healthy. Regular appointments should be a part of a healthy, well-cared-for life. Take time to schedule your appointment today!

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