Sickness and Chiropractic Care

Sickness and Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic West Des Moines IA Sickness and Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care in West Des Moines won't make you immune to "sickness", but it WILL help you fight illness and recover quicker.

There are times in our office we hear practice members say, "I couldn't come in last week because I had the flu. I thought my adjustments would prevent me from getting sick." And we often reply with, "Wonderful!" This response might seem strange, however, let us explain…

Signs Of "Sickness" Mean Your Body Is Functioning Properly

The runny nose, cough, are signs your body is doing what it's programmed to do - fight off the viruses, germs and illness it is exposed to. In other words, when you get the flu, the fever, lethargic feeling and cough, actually serve a purpose. These symptoms are outward signs that your body is doing what it's supposed to in order to fight off the illness inside it! And here is a crazy thought for you to consider, these symptoms are actually not examples of "sickness", but rather examples of "health"!

Neurologically-Based Chiropractic Care and Sickness

While we wish we could cure every illness our practice members are subjected to, that just isn't realistic. Our job is to make sure your nervous system is in optimal health so it can trigger the necessary cues to your immune system to fight off illnesses. Chiropractic care does lead to amazing health benefits, with boosting your immunity at the top of the list!

The biggest takeaway is understanding that having the occasional flu or cold is a very important part of keeping your body healthy. Vero Health Center in West Des Moines, IA is here to ensure we keep your immune system healthy and ready to put on a good fight!

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Vero Health Center
630 S 50th St
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 422-9552