As a Chiropractic Wellness Office, we believe chiropractic is a lifestyle that involves all aspects of wellness; including exercise, nutrition, personal development and relief from stress. Wellness care taps into our body’s innate ability to heal itself. When given the right environment, our bodies can not just heal, but also prevent some illness and chronic disease from happening in the future.
So what exactly is wellness care and how does it differ from the healthcare that is most commonly practiced in this country? Besides being the most expensive of systems, the focus of U.S. healthcare is on REACTING to illness and disease while wellness care focuses on PREVENTION. This chart illustrates some of the key differences between illness care and wellness care: