3 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Chiropractic Care

Many people who suffer with neck pain and back pain find themselves visiting a chiropractor.  And over the years, chiropractic care has been able to help millions of people find relief.  Sounds like a win-win.  So what’s the problem?

Chiropractic’s Bad Rep…

For many people, chiropractic has a bad reputation.  I can say with absolute certainty after many years in practice…that reputation was earned.  It was NOT made up.  Like many professions, chiropractors can often be guilty of doing things that are in their best interest and not necessarily the patients.  This doesn’t at all mean you shouldn’t every go to the chiropractor.  I have gone to one for years and it has made a massive positive change in my life.

Take Charge of your own health…

With that said…YOUR health and YOUR body are YOUR responsibility.  The more you know about how your body works and what you can do to take care of it, the less you will have to rely on doctors and therapists for help.  Ultimately, this will save you both time and money while visiting the chiropractor.

Below are 3 simple tips to help you save you money on your Chiropractic care.

  • 1. Rest: Lay down and rest for at least 10-20 minutes after you get adjusted. If your chiropractor doesn’t have a space set aside for you to rest, go lay down in your car before you hit the road. The few hours after you get your spine adjusted are the ones that are the easiest to mess it up again. If you rest for a few minutes after getting adjusted and take it easy the rest of the day (as much as possible), you will need fewer adjustments.
  • 2. Improve Your Posture: Poor posture puts a terrible strain on your spine. Forward head carriage and body imbalance are one of the main reasons that people have to revisit the chiropractor so often. The adjustments will help, but you will find yourself back again and again if you never correct the underlying imbalances that are causing so much stress on your spine.
  • 3. Learn to Say NO: Doctors make recommendations. Recommendations are not set in stone, especially when it comes to Chiropractic. (That’s actually one of the signs you should find a new chiropractor. If he or she acts like their recommendations are set in stone and you can’t possibly get better any other way. Fire them.) This is why it’s so important to know your body and learn what you should be done at home on your own. If you do the right things, you may need far less care than what was often recommended. Educate yourself. Do your part at home and learn to say NO. Most people don’t need to visit the chiropractor 3 times per week.