Chiropractic Tips

Do You Mask Symptoms? Or Correct Causes?

Posted: October 3, 2022
By: Dr. Jan Ormsby

And just how long should you drive on a spare tire anyway?

If it's one of those temporary "donut" spares, it's meant to get your off the road and to the nearest service station for proper repair ASAP. The manufacturer's instructions warn you to take it slow and easy on your way there. Those small, cheap spare tires aren't designed to withstand the heat and loading of normal driving -- or even less-than-normal driving for extended periods. However, regardless of that warning, you've probably seen some knuckle head speeding on the highway with one, oblivious to the potential danger. 

Why am I asking you this question?

Because some people treat their health that way. When they have an injury or a health problem, they mask their symptoms with 'spare tire' medication, all the while continuing the activities that got hem there in the first place! They pay little attention to the risks of patching their problem with drugs and pass on fixing the CAUSE of their problem. Sooner or later that will get them into trouble. You probably know somebody like this.

When it comes to acute or chronic health problems, the best policy is the fix the underlying cause of the problem the right way instead of masking the symptoms with medication. That's the core philosophy of drugless Chiropractic care. In the short term drugs may bring you comfort, however in the long run you're risking a serious blow out. #punintended

Getting and remaining on a chiropractic adjustment program will help you understand and maybe even fix the underlying cause of your issue. Give us a call and make an appointment for Tue, Wed, Thu. 

Until next time, to your health!

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