By Mary Pletsch 18 Mar 2018 no comment 861 Views
Most people think of the chiropractor as a place you go if your back hurts. That’s very sound advice. What a lot of people don’t realize is that chiropractors treat the entire musculoskeletal system. That’s a lot more than just your spine.
Is discomfort normal?
When I first started working at Sheppard Chiropractic and Laser Healing, I’d been suffering from a deep-seated shoulder ache for the better part of a year.
I’d found some methods of temporary relief, but sooner or later I knew I could expect that old familiar throbbing to start again, deep under my right shoulder blade, and usually in the middle of the night. Hot pads, cold packs, and over-the-counter pain medication could help me get back to sleep. But they didn’t make the problem go away. I’d resigned myself to the understanding that I wasn’t getting any younger. I was told that discomfort is normal. But I wasn’t even 40. Was it just going to get worse?
I thought I’d be living with the sore shoulder for the rest of my life.
Pain is not inevitable
When I started working for Sheppard Chiropractic and Laser Healing, I had my first chiropractic treatment. I mentioned that my shoulder could be uncomfortable.
After the first treatment I noticed a change for the better. After six treatments, I was shocked at the range of motion in the shoulder. I could also sleep through the night. I hadn’t even realized how much functionality I had lost over the preceding months. I’d come to believe that my limited range of motion was “normal.” Suddenly I had full movement back again.
If I hadn’t started working for Sheppard Chiropractic and Laser Healing, I might have gone years—maybe decades—assuming my pain was “normal.”
If you have an ache, a pain, a strain or a limited range of motion right now, it doesn’t need to be with you for life.
Give Sheppard Chiropractic and Laser Healing a call now at 847-7172 or 635-8182. We can put our expertise to work for you so you can feel, and move, your best.