Chiropractic care provides a variety of benefits. Some are noticeable right after the adjustment; others may never be noticed. Avoiding falling may never be noticed if you didn’t fall, but that adjustment you had earlier that day or week may have helped you. How is that possible?
Having your spine adjusted isn’t only about taking care of the bones in your back, it’s about improving the nervous systems ability to communicate. When you have an adjustment to fixated segments in the spine, it stimulates the nerves in those joints. Nerves do more than just tell you something hurts. The nerves in the joints of your spine tell your brain where they are in space. This in turn helps you balance.
When the nerves are not able to communicate properly, your ability to balance is decreased. Try standing on one leg with your eyes closed for a few seconds, it’s harder than it looks. If you can perform this task, then you will have less of a chance of falling. If you cannot perform this task, then you need to work on getting those nerves communicating with your brain.
We all trip from time to time, but if you find yourself falling from tripping, then you need to have your spine evaluated. It may be as simple as the nerves are not functioning up to their potential. Once you have them working properly, you will be able to catch yourself before you hit the ground. This will lead to you to having less bumps and bruises