restoring your body to optimal function
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GOLD COAST BLOG
Dr. Paul Fisher
Here at Gold Coast Chiropractic we see a lot of different people for different reasons, but it all comes down, at the end of the day, to getting your body back to its optimal state so that you can function to the best of your abilities. We’re passionate about offering holistic solutions that have compound effects as a result.
It’s a common misnomer that chiropractors only focus on backs and necks, and that their skills are only utilized for very specific injuries. This couldn’t be further from the truth. We understand that there is an optimal way that your body should be aligned and any deviations from that will inevitably cause issues. So all of our work is designed to restore the body to its optimal state so that it functions as it’s supposed to.
In a lot of cases the body is able to heal itself and reset things back to how they were, but sometimes it requires help or acceleration in order to get back to the right state. That’s where we come in, as medical professionals, to apply the accumulated knowledge of our medical field to helping people relieve the pain and discomfort that ails them.
The Body is Interdependent
Many patients will come to see us for headaches, neck pain, lower back pain, or shoulder pain and they will think that it is an isolated problem. But time and time again, once we’ve restored that joint or relieved that pain, they experience a myriad of other improvements that they didn’t expect. In some cases they discover a significant surge in energy that gives them more vitality in their day to day lives. Some find that their sleep patterns are much improved – leaving them more rested and alert in the mornings. Some still find that their mood regulation is much more stable and more positive in times when normally stress and anxiety might get in the way.
All of this comes from having your body work in the way that it is supposed to. It’s tempting to think that every part of our body is individualized and operates in a silo, but the truth is that it is more interconnected and interdependent than we even realize. Everything works together to get you through the day and so when something is misaligned or not operating efficiently, it affects everything else whether you realize it or not. The human body is an amazing thing in this respect.
Some people find it strange that our internal processes and organs can be so heavily influenced by adjustments to a spine or to a neck, but its testament to how the human body works. The spine houses and protects all of our vital neurological communication and it is the foundation upon which the rest of the body rests. Every organ is impacted by misalignments in some way and that’s what makes it so powerful to restore things back to their optimal state. And beyond the organs, our mental state and wellbeing is also impacted by these changes. The mind-body connection is a powerful one and when everything works in harmony it can have wonderful benefits for the way you think and the way you see the world.
We Should All Be Taking Care Of Our Bodies
This sort of care for all of us, regardless of age or circumstance. Here at Gold Coast Chiropractic, we see a whole range of people from the very young to the very old. Professionals from the local area come in to have issues taken care of so they can do better at work and achieve some more balance in their lives. Seniors come in to receive the help they need in order to make the most of their later years. Children come in with scoliosis or other issues because parents want to make sure that they develop and grow normally.
We all should be taking care of our bodies as best we can because they’re the vehicle we’re in for the rest of our lives. And as time goes on, we accumulate the bumps and bruises of life – and the better we can take care of ourselves and restore whatever we can, the happier and healthier we are going to be. The goal is not to turn ourselves into superhuman athletes. But rather, to do whatever we can to heal and restore our body to a place where everything is in alignment and working as it should.
As a team, we are passionate about helping our clients on that journey and doing everything we can to restore their body to its optimal function so they can squeeze the most out of this thing we call life.
Dr. Paul Fisher