CHIROPRACTIC CARE IN Omaha CAN HELP SINUS ISSUES
The sinuses are hollow areas within your cranium that are dispersed throughout the forehead, the upper cheek, and sides of your head that serve to facilitate your breathing. Chances are if you’ve faced an illness, you understand the stiffness associated with your sinuses becoming clogged, irritated, and overfilled with mucous.
The mucous in your sinuses does serve a purpose more important than just irritating you; it helps trap any germs and foreign matter within the sinuses and flush them out. However, when your sinuses fail to drain, these same germs that the body is trying to expel end up having an extended stay. The result is not only increased pressure within the head, but worsening symptoms. The medical term for this phenomenon is sinusitis and is usually the result of the common cold. Without care, this issue typically does not subside until the illness does. Thankfully, a chiropractor in Omaha can help speed up this process and relieve your sinuses.
About 33% of sinus issues are the result of colds. A further 33% are the result of allergens. The rest of sinus issues typically arise from asthma and environmental factors. The effects of sinusitis can range from mild to severe and usually entail:
- Lasting cough
Chiropractic Care in Omaha for Sinuses
It’s simple, if the sinuses are allowed to properly drain, relief is felt. Chiropractic can help by relieving any interferences affecting your nervous system. When your nervous system is up and running, your body is able to regain some flexibility. This flexibility allows an increased range of motion throughout the head and neck area. As a result, a few adjustments and carefully applied pressure to the sinuses can lead to sinus relief.
The mucous in your sinuses rely on signals from your spine to operate. As such, chiropractic care that aims to relieve pressure on your nervous system only increases your ability to fight sinusitis by tackling the problem at the source.
If you want to find relief, contact Functional Performance Chiropractic and Wellness in Omaha today.
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