By Dr. Brian Bartholomew & Chelsi Meil
Shared with permission from our friends at Ithica Family Chiropractic in Ithica, New York.
Summer is finally here and we all want to enjoy the sun while it lasts! Bring on extra time outside, barbecues, road trips, hiking, and beach bumming it. It is easy to put our healthy habits in storage with the snow shovel even though this is when we want our health the most. Some healthy habits we should not neglect when we focus on the fun things in life. One way to easily take care of your health is getting chiropractic care. Here are the top 3 reasons not to miss your chiropractic adjustments in the summer!
It Keeps You Healthy
When the spine is aligned, it improved the function of many systems in the body. including your immune system. A stronger immune system makes it easier to fight off infections and helps keep you well. Summer colds are no fun, and chiropractic care can help fight against it!
It Keeps You Active
Getting adjustments helps with not only back and neck pain, but it can also relieve some tension and pressure, making movement easier. When movement is easier you are more likely to get outside go for the bike ride, hike or any other summer activity you like. Chiropractic can help you enjoy summer to its fullest.
It Makes Traveling Easier
This time of year means one thing: trips! Day trips to local parks, long road trips to the beach, or long flights mean extended time seated. Many find ongoing chiropractic care relieves the stiffness, back pain, and soreness associated with this travel time. An easier travel day will help you survive that family vacation!
Bonus Health Tips
1. Drink plenty of water. It is easy to forget when the temperature increases we need to increase our water intake.
2. Exercise. Everything outside can be your gym. Bike or walk the local trails.
3. Eat fresh local produce. Make a day of it by going to a pick-your-own fruit and vegetable farm.
Remember to take care of your body it is the only one you have.
About the author: Dr. Brian Bartholomew owns and operates Ithaca Family Chiropractic in Ithaca, NY. His expertise is in pediatric care and structural corrective chiropractic care for all ages. Dr. Bartholomew is available for outside speaking for businesses, churches, groups, athletic teams, rotaries, health food stores and anyone who wants to take charge of their health naturally!