-COVID-19 Restrictions Pose a Unique Risk to Healthy Spines-
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ: JYNT), the nation’s largest provider of chiropractic care through The Joint Chiropractic® network, is encouraging Americans to consider their spinal wellbeing this October, Spinal Health Month.
Since the onset of COVID-19, spine health has become a greater concern. The body is made for movement, and spending more time at home may lead to an unhealthy, sedentary lifestyle. This can add negative stress to the spine and create dysfunction, such as improper joint motion and decreased nerve flow to the body. Chiropractic adjustments seek spine alignment to allow for more flexibility, improved structural support, better range of motion and improved nerve function by properly coordinating your body to respond to environmental stress.
“According to the CDC, approximately 25 percent of Americans were getting their recommended daily exercise even before