Chiropractic care provides many health benefits. It is vital for keeping the body flexible and functioning at its best. However, there are some factors that can contribute to your recovery. Here are some tips for getting the most out of chiropractic care:

  1. Be consistent
  2. When receiving chiropractic care, be consistent with your visits and follow the treatment plan created for you. This will enable you to reach optimal health.

  3. Maintain proper posture
  4. Spinal misalignment commonly occurs due to poor posture. Besides receiving regular chiropractic adjustment, it is important to practice proper posture when sitting, standing, walking, bending or lying down. If you sit for an extended period of time, take breaks in between to stretch or walk around.

  5. Drink plenty of water
  6. Hydration is important for your overall health. It helps to maintain digestive health and kidney function. Staying hydrated is especially important for people who are undergoing chiropractic treatment. It helps to eliminate toxins from the body quicker and aids in the recovery from the treatment effects, as well as other ailments.

  7. Maintain a healthy diet
  8. A healthy diet provides all nutrients needed for proper function. It is also essential for maintaining musculoskeletal health. Processed foods contain preservatives and other harmful ingredients which can contribute to poor health outcomes. In addition, patients recovering from a spinal injury should decrease calorie intake to prevent excessive weight gain. Increased weight adds excessive strain on the spine and can hinder or slow the healing process.

  9. Exercise
  10. Regular exercise helps to maintain health. It helps to develop flexibility, strength, and endurance. Usually, chiropractic adjustments are combined with exercises to strengthen the spine and restore function. During recovery, it is important to consult your chiropractor before starting a new exercise program.

Contact Integrated Medical Care (IMC)

Expert chiropractors at Integrated Medical Care (IMC) can help you with all of your chiropractic and spinal decompression needs. We relieve stress on your spine through chiropractic adjustments and perform checkups to allow your body to restore itself to a greater level of health. Call us at 845-535-9884 or email us at

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