Dr. Alain Awaad, Chiropractor.
Call for a consultation: 514-747-2134
“Back cracking” may come to mind for some people who are considering chiropractic care. This may lead one to develop apprehensions and misguided notions consequently missing out on the tremendous benefits that chiropractic care has to offer. This "back cracking", properly known as a chiropractic adjustment, is perfectly safe.
Chiropractic care is a drug free, non-surgical, non-invasive treatment. It promotes wellness and brings forth the perfect balance between the body’s mechanics and the nervous system. It doesn't just address pain, but also addresses the causes. Apart from trauma, each body faces challenges on a daily basis, including poor posture, unhealthy work environments, repetitive motions and stress. Many people ignore their pain, believing their symptoms will pass; sadly the pain almost always becomes recurrent. We are all hesitant to rely on medication long-term, so seeking a chiropractor before a condition becomes chronic seems wise.
A detailed examination and proper screening can determine weaknesses and postural distortions. Chiropractic care aims to optimize joint mobility and coordination which is extremely important for overall health. It is important enough that many athletes rely on chiropractic care not only as a preventative measure but also to accelerate injury recovery and even help give them that extra edge in their performance.