Restlessness, disrupted sleep, and simply not getting enough sleep are some of the most common sleep problems of people around the globe. 

Although prescription and over-the-counter medications are available, they can be habit forming and produce unpleasant side effects. Chiropractic care is another simple, safe, and effective solution for sleep problems. Your chiropractor can help you identify and resolve your sleep issues and get you the rest that you need. 

First let’s discuss some of the main reasons for disrupted sleep or feeling restless at night.

Reasons for Sleep Problems

The causes of sleep problems can be physiological, psychological or caused by your daily habits. Sleeplessness caused by a physical ailment will be easily detected, however psychological and emotional causes are going to take some investigation, the same goes for daily habits. By daily habits, we mean things such as poor diet and exercise routines. Your chiropractor will be able to help you pinpoint the root cause of your sleep problems and help you with a chiropractic adjustment as well as advice for reestablishing healthy sleep patterns.

Insomnia or sleep deprivation can be caused by excessive worry, overthinking, emotional stress, distress, anxiety and some medications as well. Some of the major symptoms of insomnia are restlessness, staying awake for long hours, tossing or turning a lot and feeling stressed by lack of sleep. Axcess has a variety of treatment options that can help in reducing your overall stress including, massage therapy, alpha-stim, and acupuncture. 

What Happens with Sleep Deprivation?

Over time, sleep problems can lead to sleep deprivation which could later cause health problems. Some of the health problems that could be caused by sleep deprivation include a weak immune system, fatigue during the day, irritability, concentration problems, memory problems and even delayed reaction times. Sleep deprivation also has certain accumulative effects which get worse with time. According to Web MD, It increases the risk of certain medical conditions which include high blood pressure, seizures, diabetes, anxiety and stroke. 

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How Does Chiropractic Care Help in Improving Sleep?

Many people are still not aware that instead of taking medication, they can try chiropractic care to  help with sleep issues. Although many people only think of chiropractic care as a remedy for low back pain, it is also a very powerful way to improve sleep which is vital to overall health and well being.

A chiropractic adjustment releases the tension and pain which builds in the spine. When the spine is in proper alignment, the body is more uncomfortable and you are able to relax and fall asleep more quickly, stay asleep and rest more deeply. 

Chiropractic care also helps in enhancing the central nervous system of the body. The central nervous system plays an important role in functioning of the body. The better your body functions, the less energy is wasted and the easier it is to fall asleep.

Some of the benefits of chiropractic care for people with sleep problems or feeling restless at night are it:

  • eases muscle tension;
  • relaxes the body;
  • relief from overall pain and discomfort and pain;
  • improves blood circulation;
  • improves function of the central nervous system.

A patient who needs help in managing the different symptoms of insomnia should be evaluated by a chiropractor first. This helps the patient identify the causes of their sleep problems. Identifying the causes of sleep problems helps the chiropractor select the most effective  therapeutic approach to treat the problems related to sleep. 

Through integrative chiropractic care you will have access to a variety of modalities focused on improving your health and wellness, this includes chiropractic adjustments focused on aligning your hips, spine, and neck, This is a completely drug-free treatment which provides relief from pain, and helps improve quality of sleep. After a chiropractic adjustment, patients will notice muscle relaxation and as muscles relax, it creates ease and comfort in the body allowing for restful sleep.

Wellness Adjustments and Benefits of Regular Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic adjustment can help you get a better night’s rest. Integrative treatment is effective in improving blood flow in the body, which includes the nervous system. It helps to correct different misalignments of the spine.

Misalignments in the spine can compress the nerves and lead to poor communication between the brain and spine. This causes a stress response in the body. Stress responses push the body to get out of balance and makes sleeping comfortably nearly impossible. So visiting a chiropractor on a regular basis may be helpful in getting better sleep. 

There are many benefits to visiting a chiropractor on a regular basis. Regular chiropractic care helps in solving many problems caused by sleepless nights. Working with your chiropractor will ensure long-term success in establishing quality sleep patterns. 

Chiropractic care is not just for adults who have specific sleep problems, children who experience sleeplessness can also benefit from chiropractic treatment. Many people, including children, have been impacted by the stress of COVID-19 and the global pandemic. Consulting a chiropractor for expert care can help give you comfort and bring you the No. 1 thing we all need for our health and well-being: quality restful sleep. 

Axcess Integrative Chiropractic Care Can Help

Our integrative approach is designed to help you not only get better sleep, but to help reduce pain, tension, and overall stress on your body. Axcess Accident Center can help, and we have your back, literally! 

If you are interested in getting regular chiropractic care from Axcess be sure to look at our membership options that provide you care on a monthly basis. If you are seeking care or treatment for an injury from a car accident we provide treatment at no out of pocket cost to you and your loved ones. 

You can learn more about how we help those in car accidents here

It’s easy to get started on your recovery and to improve your quality of sleep. Contact us here to schedule an appointment today.

Published On: June 12th, 2020 / Categories: Chiropractic Care, Health & Wellness /

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