Why Chiropractic is Essential to Your Health & to Healthcare 

 April 8, 2020

By  Dr. Brian Long

chiropractic essential critical infrastructure workforceMaintaining your overall health has never been more important. With the rise of coronavirus, it has become increasingly apparent that your health really is everything – and maintaining the health of your fellow members in society matters, too. Chiropractic has played an important part in health maintenance since it was developed over 100 years ago, but it is worthwhile to remember just how many ways it can help you stay strong and mobile, not to mention strengthen your immune system. Chiropractic plays a major role in keeping everyone healthy, even during the most devastating global events.

Chiropractic – Why It’s Essential to Your Health

It keeps you mobile.

Chiropractic care has been used by athletes, first responders and everyday people for decades to maintain their mobility. There are few other healthcare practices that focus so strongly on maintaining the full range of motion and effectiveness of the musculoskeletal system as chiropractic.

Adjusting your spine and other joints to keep them operational, minimize inflammation and lessen pain is always a good idea. If you want to keep your body going strong, chiropractic should make up a part of your regular healthcare routine.

It helps you recover from injuries.

Injuries happen. They happen to athletes on the field and to workers going about their daily tasks. Even office workers sustain injuries. The fact is, your body is fairly well designed and can keep going through a lot of adversity – but it is not immune to trauma or wear and tear.

Chiropractic is excellent for recovery. Your chiropractor can identify what has caused or is causing your injury and design a  treatment program that will take you from where you are now to a stronger, more mobile and more pain-free place. It may take some time and effort on your part, along with adjustments along the way from your chiropractor, but you should be able to heal from your injuries given the right treatment.

It improves your immune function.

The body is made up of many complex systems that all work together to create you. Your immune system is just one of those systems, but it is obviously important – particularly when you are trying to avoid getting sick.

Chiropractic supports immune function in a variety of ways. Treatments can improve your circulation both of blood and of lymphatic fluid. They can also relieve stress and relax tensions that you didn’t even know you had. All of these combine together to improve immune function.

It can keep you going through severe adversity.

For those working in some of the most demanding positions in our current times – like first responders and nurses, chiropractic can help you get through difficult times. You may be working long hours and facing uniquely challenging situations that are causing you intense stress. Regular visits to your chiropractor for adjustments and other health-supporting treatments can do a lot to help keep you on your feet.

Adjustments will make sure that your spine and other joints remain in proper alignment through long shifts and extreme demands on your body. Complementary treatments like massage can relieve tension and stress that prevent you from doing your job to the best of your ability.

Chiropractic – Critically Important

The need for critical infrastructure workers for COVID-19 response is substantial. We want you to know that our chiropractic team is here to back you up in everything you do. Whatever challenges you need to overcome to serve your fellow community, we are ready to support your efforts through regular chiropractic care and targeted health improvement solutions designed to meet your unique needs.

Please contact us to learn more. We’re always here to help!

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For More Information

We would be happy to answer any questions you have about this article, general spinal health or your specific situation. To discuss your symptoms and concerns call (210) 922-0942.


Then call Dr. Brian Long at (210) 922-0942 today!

Barrows Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic
1611 Commercial Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78221

How We Are Different

Dr. Long is a unique San Antonio chiropractor who specializes in difficult cases that have not responded to other care. All treatment plans are highly individualized based on your specific history, needs and goals.

Areas We Serve

We are located in San Antonio and serve the communities that reside in zip codes 78214, 78223, 78224, 78221, and 78264. However, we see patients from a large radius around Bexar County, Atascosa County, and Medina County because of the unique, customized treatment options we offer.

Dr. Brian Long

Meet Dr. Brian Long, a highly skilled chiropractor based in San Antonio, Texas. With a passion for providing exceptional healthcare, Dr. Long has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience over the course of his impressive career. Call (210) 922-0942 to schedule your appointment with him today!

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