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Posted on 07-18-2017
How Essential Oils Complement Chiropractic Care
Do you need pain relief? Your first inclination may be to reach for the medication bottle. You may even start seriously thinking about surgery. There are holistic paths to wellness that can work just as well, if not even better, than some surgical procedures.
For instance, by combining essential oils with chiropractic care, your pain levels may drop considerably.
What Are Essential Oils?
These oils are sourced from plants, including the flowers, roots, stem, bark, and seeds. They’re considered volatile aromatic compounds, meaning that depending on the temperature, they may be a liquid or a solid. When used with chiropractic techniques, these oils will be in liquid form.
Examples of these oils include wintergreen, tea tree oil, star anise oil, sandalwood, rosemary, nutmeg oil, lemongrass, jasmine oil, ginger oil, and basil oil.
How Do These Oils Encourage Healing and Wellness?
Depending on which essential oil is used, it will have different healing effects. These include:
- Yarrow can treat joint aches
- Wintergreen is favored for those with arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis to ease pain
- Spruce can ease rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, improve circulation, and treat muscular pain
- Rosemary oil can also de-stress aching muscles
How Can Oils Be Combined with Chiropractic Care?
When combined with chiropractic care, essential oils can trigger healing and soothe a patient’s senses. If they were nervous about seeing a chiropractor for the first time, these pleasing oils should help them unwind.
Besides that, these oils can reduce bodily pain and improve poor circulation. Your chiropractor may favor one type of oil or several.
About Valley Chiropractic, Your Chiropractors in Tracy, Mountain House, and Manteca
Are you looking for holistic pain relief and wellness? Contact us at Valley Chiropractic, your chiropractors in Tracy, Mountain House, and Manteca. Besides the above services, we also specialize in treating pinched nerves, pediatric chiropractic techniques, prenatal chiropractic techniques, personal injury treatments, and massage therapy.
To learn more or schedule an appointment today, give us a call at 209-832-9221. Our Tracy address is 438 West Beverly Place Suite 101; our Mountain House address is 583 Wicklund Crossing, and our Manteca address is 130 North Grant Avenue.
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