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Posted on 12-20-2017
The holiday season is a joyful time of the year, but it also a stressful time of the year. Stress, muscle pain, and illness are issues that many people deal with during the holidays. All of the traveling, visits to family, and shopping for gifts can take its toll on your mind and body. The good news is chiropractic care in Clermont can help you manage the emotional and physical stress during this hectic time of the year. From nutritional counseling to spinal adjustment, chiro care can help you stay healthy and feel your best.
Whether you are sitting for long periods of time in a car or lifting heavy holiday gifts, your body can quickly begin to feel the aches and pains that seem to worsen during the holiday season. Your chiropractor can recommend stretches and exercises that will help the muscles in your body stay flexible and loose, which will allow you to enjoy the holidays without the typical aches and pains.
It is common for people to overindulge in sweet treats and high-calorie foods during the holidays. Your chiropractor in Clermont can help you with strategies that help you to eat the right kinds of foods and the appropriate nutrition, while allowing you to still enjoy the traditional holiday foods you love.
Whether it’s due to mediating family disagreements, finding the money to pay for excessive amounts of gifts or planning a holiday meal, the holidays can significantly raise your stress levels. Your body deals with stress by tensing up, causing neck and back pain and headaches. Add to this the bad habits many people develop through the holidays, such as lack of exercise, lack of sleep and poor nutrition and the stress levels rise even higher. There are a variety of ways that chiropractic care is a great tool for dealing with the negative effects of stress, such as massage therapy, exercise and/or adjustments.
The holidays should be a time of the year when you can relax and unwind, but this is a demanding time of the year. It is important to set your priorities and stick to them. Do not feel pressured to take on more than you can handle and take the time to think about the holiday activities that are the most important to you and focus on those. Remember to take time for yourself! Consider scheduling something that is relaxing and enjoyable to you, such as a massage. It is important to take care of yourself and seek outside support when you need it.
Contact Michaux Family Chiropractic today to learn more information about how we can help you be stress and pain-free this holiday season. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, call us today at 352-243-7300.
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