Chiropractic Care & Weight Loss: A Holistic Approach To Wellness

Chiropractic Care & Weight Loss: A Holistic Approach To Wellness

Chiropractic Beaver Dam WI Chiropractic Care & Weight Loss

In the quest for effective and sustainable weight loss, individuals often explore various avenues such as dieting, exercise, and lifestyle modifications. However, one holistic approach that is gaining recognition in the wellness community is chiropractic care in Beaver Dam and Watertown. While chiropractors are traditionally associated with treating musculoskeletal issues, recent studies and anecdotal evidence suggest that chiropractic adjustments can contribute to weight loss by addressing underlying factors that may hinder progress.

Chiropractic care focuses on the alignment of the spine and nervous system, often called the central nervous system. The central nervous system plays a crucial role in regulating bodily functions, including metabolism and appetite control. Misalignments or subluxations in the spine can disrupt nerve signals, potentially leading to imbalances in the body. Chiropractors believe that by restoring proper alignment, they can optimize the functioning of the nervous system, indirectly influencing factors that contribute to weight gain.

Stress is a known contributor to weight gain, often leading to overeating or unhealthy food choices. There are three sources of stress; physical, emotional, and environmental. Chiropractic adjustments have been linked to a reduction in all three types of stress levels by promoting relaxation and improving overall well-being. When the body is in a state of balance, individuals may find it easier to make healthier choices and adhere to lifestyle changes that support weight loss.

We all know that exercise is a crucial component in a healthy lifestyle, but pain or discomfort resulting from musculoskeletal issues can hinder physical activity, making it challenging for individuals to engage in regular exercise. Chiropractors address these issues by improving joint mobility and reducing pain, making it easier and more enjoyable to increase physical activity. As patients experience greater ease of movement, they may be more motivated to adopt an active lifestyle, a crucial component of any weight loss journey.

Here at our office, we not only get you moving better, but we have a fitness center to test your fitness level in order to recommend a safe and effective exercise plan customized to fit your fitness level.

At our office, we understand how a person’s weight can affect their overall health. We offer multiple options in addition to chiropractic and exercise programs to help guide a person on their weight loss journey.

  • We have a Zerona fat loss laser that helps to release fat from the cells to be eliminated through the lymphatic system of the body. The laser stimulates the natural pathway to eliminating fat making it a safer option than liposuction or coolsculpting.
  • The Inbody Bioimpedance Scale doesn’t only measure weight but body composition. It breaks weight down into a measurement of muscle, fat, and water in the body. If your weight does increase we can see if you gained muscle, fat, or are bloated. If you lose weight, we can see if it was muscle or fat you lost. We can see if your exercise routine is effective in building muscle and losing fat or if a change is needed. So stop stepping on a scale that doesn’t even give you the full picture of your health.
  • Nutritional Counseling is a valuable tool in weight loss. You can’t out exercise a bad diet, so make the food you eat work for you. We also find that for some people, the reason they aren’t losing weight is that they aren’t eating enough food. We can help you get on track to lifestyle changes that fit in your life.

While chiropractic care alone is not a magic solution for weight loss, it can be a valuable complementary therapy in a comprehensive wellness plan. By focusing on spinal alignment, nervous system function, stress reduction, improved mobility, and nutrition, chiropractors contribute to an environment that supports individuals in their weight loss efforts. Take the guesswork out on how to lose weight and let us guide you to a healthier you.

At our Wellness Class we will cover a holistic approach to weight management including lifestyle changes, nutritional recommendations, and exercises. As always, I will be available to answer questions so bring your questions and get ready to learn!

Please join us at our Beaver Dam location for this FREE class on Tuesday, February 20th at 5:30pm.

Yours in Health,
- Dr. Stephanie Tyjeski

Dr. Stephanie graduated in December 2016 with her Doctorate in Chiropractic at Logan University. She continued on at Logan University to receive her Masters in Nutrition and Human Performance. She is also certified as a Digestive Health Professional through the Loomis Enzyme Institute. She currently works at Tyjeski Family Chiropractic and Wellness Center and recently received the Five Under Forty Award.