Tips to Alleviate Aches and Pain While Traveling

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Like most people, you tend to experience more aches and pains while traveling than you do during your normal day-to-day routine. This is due to the change in your environment and the extra stress that comes with traveling. At Brainard Chiropractic in Fremont, NE, our chiropractor offers pain relief for aches and pain associated with traveling. However, here are a few tips to help avoid those aches and pains while traveling.

Traveling by Car

When traveling by car, you have the opportunity to stop and rest as often as you need to avoid unnecessary treatment visits to the doctor. The following tips will help you travel more comfortably:

Practice Good Posture

A car is not the ideal place to sit for long periods. However, you can minimize the amount of pain you experience by sitting in a proper position. Be sure to sit up straight and adjust your seat so that your feet can reach the pedals comfortably.

Use a Lumbar Support Pillow

If you're going to sit for long periods, it's important to have a lumbar support pillow. This will help keep your spine in alignment and prevent pain in your lower back.

Take Breaks Often

If you're driving, be sure to take breaks often. Get out of the car and walk around for a few minutes to stretch your legs and back. If you're a passenger, try to get up and walk around at least once an hour.

Traveling by Plane

If you're traveling by plane, there are a few things you can do to make the experience more comfortable:

  • Get up and walk around
  • Use a neck pillow
  • Stretch before your flight

If you develop pain on your journey, our chiropractor can help by creating a personalized treatment plan for fast and effective relief.

Visit Us for Natural Pain Relief in Fremont

When experiencing pain while traveling, our chiropractor offers the testing and treatment you need for a full recovery. At Brainard Chiropractic in Fremont, we are dedicated to helping our patients find ways to live healthy and pain-free lives. If you are looking for a "chiropractor near me," contact us today at (402) 727-8668 to schedule an appointment.


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