Insight Neuro Chiropractic Center – Chiropractic adjustments offer amazing benefits for people experiencing chronic pain and mobility issues or for those looking to enhance their overall quality of life. Unlike traditional medical treatments that involve medication and surgical intervention, chiropractic care is a holistic approach to health that focuses on diagnosing and treating a wide range of issues through manual adjustments of the spine. Although chiropractic adjustments on their own are highly effective and can produce meaningful results, there are a number of things patients can do to maximize these benefits before, during, and after your visits. Here are just a few proactive steps you can take to get the most out of your next chiropractic adjustment.

Plan Ahead

In the day leading up to your next appointment with a chiropractor there are a number of things you can do that will help prepare your body for a chiropractic adjustment. Drinking plenty of water will keep your muscles and joints flexible and eating a light, balanced meal are great ways to ensure you are getting the most out of your visit. You should also plan to wear loose, comfortable clothing that will allow for easy movement and adjustment.

Know Your Symptoms

When you meet with your chiropractor, coming prepared with a list of symptoms is one of the most beneficial things you can do. This includes keeping track of when you experience pain or discomfort, the frequency and intensity of your symptoms, and what triggers or brings on your pain. It is also important to share your medical history with your chiropractor, including any past injuries, diagnoses, surgeries.

Communicate Clearly

During your chiropractic adjustment, it will be important to communicate clearly with your chiropractor. This means letting them know about changes to pain levels or symptoms since your last adjustment, as well as any discomfort you experience while undergoing an adjustment. Also feel free to ask any questions about the procedure, your diagnosis, the treatment process, or anything else on your mind. Chiropractors specialize in whole body wellness, which often includes advice on nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle changes that promote health and well-being for their patients.

Follow Recommendations

After an adjustment, your chiropractor will likely offer advice to help you heal and feel your best. This may include diet recommendations, at home exercises, or heat/ice therapy to reduce soreness and inflammation. They will also advise you to take it easy after an adjustment and avoid strenuous activities to allow your body time to respond to the adjustment. In the end, trusting your chiropractor and having confidence in their skills will go a long way in helping you get the best results.

Maintain Healthy Habits

In between chiropractic visits, there are many steps you can take to build on your results and avoid the possibility of regression. Regular exercise is one of the best ways to keep your body moving and in optimal condition. Something as simple as walking in your neighborhood or stretching can be beneficial. It is also a good idea to think about your posture and take steps to maintain good posture while sitting, standing, and sleeping. Many people also find success integrating chiropractic care with other holistic therapies, such as massage and acupuncture.

Chiropractic care is a safe and highly effective resource for improving help, reducing pain, and promoting well-being. By being proactive and taking steps before, during, and after your chiropractic adjustment, you will be able to get the most out of your visits and achieve optimal health. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of chiropractic care at Insight and would like to schedule an appointment, contact us today.


Q: What is a chiropractic adjustment?

A: A chiropractic adjustment is a non-surgical procedure performed by a chiropractor that involves using hands or a small instrument to apply a sudden force to the spine. The purpose of a chiropractic adjustment is to improve spinal motion, enhance the body’s physical function, and alleviate pain and other symptoms.

Q: What types of pain can be treated with chiropractic adjustments?

A: Chiropractic adjustments can treat a wide range of pain, including back pain, neck pain, joint pain, headaches, and muscle spasms. Regular adjustments can also improve athletic performance and overall health.

Q: Are chiropractic adjustments painful?

A: Chiropractic adjustments are not painful, although some people may experience some discomfort. It is important to communicate clearly with your chiropractor and let them know if you are experiencing any pain, discomfort, or improvement during the procedure.