How Chiropractic Care Can Help Boost Your Immune System and Reduce Allergic Reactions

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Boost Your Immune System and Reduce Allergic Reactions

Many people look for alternatives to traditional health care, and chiropractic continues to prove itself as a worthwhile option. By diagnosing and treating neuromuscular disorders, chiropractic excels at helping the body naturally heal itself. Chiropractic care can help boost your immune system and reduce allergic reactions. With spring on its way, there’s never been a better time to go meet with your chiropractor to ensure you’ll continue feeling your best as nature throws allergens at you! In this article, the Chiropractic Center of Erie and the Chiropractic Center of Longmont explore the ways that chiropractic can improve the function of the immune system and help avoid the itchy aggravation that allergies can bring.

Improving the Function of the Nervous System

The nervous system of the human body all comes together in the spinal cord. This bundle of tissue is responsible for the body’s direct contact with the brain. Protective bones in the vertebral column do an incredible job of defending the spinal cord, but they can come misaligned by the wear and tear and other forces that life naturally brings. When your spine is out of alignment it can cause your nervous system to struggle to send and receive signals.

The slow-down of communication in the body can cause many natural systems to decline. This includes your immune system. By re-aligning the spine, a chiropractor can improve the flow of signals to and from your brain. By ensuring your immune system can properly run, your body will be able to recognize and deal with allergens much easier.

Reduce Inflammation

Many reactions to allergens include inflammation. While it’s important to call 911 if someone is experiencing a serious allergic reaction, minor allergic reactions can be assisted by chiropractic care. Chiropractors can improve blood flow by reducing pressure on nerves and muscles, which reduces inflammation.

Improve Circulation in the Lymph Nodes

The lymphatic system is an important part of your immune system. While your lymph nodes are crucial in maintaining your health, they can be fallible. The fluid inside your lymph nodes can become clogged and make it difficult to drain the bacteria and viruses that have been collected for elimination. Chiropractic can help by utilizing spinal manipulation as well as chiropractic massage to help assist your lymph nodes in their noble goal: keeping you healthy.

Relieve Stress

One of the most important things a chiropractor can do is help relieve stress. By removing stress on your body and helping prevent possible illness or injury, chiropractic care also helps relieve stress that springtime can cause those with allergies. Consistent preventative care by your chiropractor helps make your body and mind feel better.


Chiropractic care is a holistic alternative medicine that can help boost the immune system and avoid the effects of allergies. One of the biggest strengths of chiropractic is preventive care. By ensuring that your immune system is working efficiently, your body can combat whatever Mother Nature wants to send your way. However, by helping your body reduce inflammation and by keeping your lymphatic system working properly, a chiropractor can also assist with some of the most annoying symptoms that allergies can bring. If allergies are starting to bring you down, come see a chiropractor!

Interested in seeing a chiropractor to improve your immune system? Visit us at one of our offices in Erie or in Longmont! The Chiropractic Center of Erie and Chiropractic Center of Longmont treat the body holistically with our award-winning treatment process, in fact, we have been voted “Best of the West” twelve times and our aim is to help your body achieve and maintain optimal performance.

We specialize in treating patients suffering from spinal pain and many other maladies and have helped several patients find relief without needing surgery. If you’d like to learn more about chiropractic care in Longmont or Erie or have questions about what to expect during your first chiropractor visit, call our offices today at 303-828-3000 or 303-772-1950!

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Dr. David Ehrmantraut, DC, SFDN

Dr. David Ehrmantraut, DC, SFDN

Dr. Dave's clinics have received multiple accolades, being voted "Best of Boulder" and "Best of the West" nine times. He has treated numerous world-class athletes and is dedicated to providing the best results for his patients in the shortest possible time.