I have had a bad back for a long time. There are a lot of people that I know who have a bad back and they just deal with it. I like to do my everyday stretches to help my back feel better. When you stretch out muscles in your back, it helps to align and strengthen the spine. I think that a lot of people don’t have chiropractors so they don’t know this. I like to go and see one when my back is not feeling well. I did not grow up going to one, so when someone told me to go to their doctor, I was a little wary. I did not think that alternative help was going to make me feel any different. I know that there are a lot of people that will only want to see a medical doctor, like a surgeon in orthopedics. I do not blame them if they do not want to see a chiro because a lot of people do not see the benefit in alternative therapy.
I want to be able to go to a chiropractor that knows my body and what my back does when it does not feel well. I used to get a lot of headaches in the sinuses. When the weather changed here up in New England, I would be able to tell you when it was going to rain or snow based on my sinus headaches. I had a surgeon tell me that he wanted to do surgery but that it would be a six week recovery and it may not be a true fix. He said that I had a fifty fifty chance of actually getting better, I said I wanted to try a chiro because I was afraid to have surgery and I knew it was going to be great.