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Chiropractic Care for Seniors

It is a common misconception that chiropractic care is only for the young and athletic. The truth is, there are a number of amazing benefits chiropractic care can offer seniors. Unfortunately, many seniors are unaware of these benefits.

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Seniors

There are a wide number of benefits and advantages available to seniors through chiropractic care, such as: 

  • pain relief
  • increased range of motion
  • increased balance and coordination
  • decreased joint degeneration
  • increased health and well being
  • decreased incidence of falling
  • keeping seniors out of nursing homes

Medical Research Supports the Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Seniors

Aches and pains don’t have to be a part of growing older. There is no need for seniors to suffer needlessly. Chiropractic provides amazing benefits and has an outstanding record of safety and effectiveness.

Consider these findings of recent medical research:

  1. Seniors who used chiropractic care were more likely to engage in regular exercise.
  2. 44% of those who used chiropractic care reported having arthritis compared with 66% in the non-chiropractic care group
  3. At three years follow-up, less than 5% of those who used chiropractic care lived in a nursing home compared to a staggering 48% of those who did not use chiropractic care.

If there is a special senior in your life that is struggling with pain, discomfort, immobility or other issues inhibiting their mobility and active lifestyle, then it may be time to consider regular chiropractic care.

Contact Family Chiropractic & Spinal Health Care Center today to schedule your consultation.

Should I Pursue Chiropractic Care While Pregnant?

Chiropractic care is a powerful and effective drug-free pain management solution for patients coming from all walks of life and at every stage of their lifespan. Chiropractic works wonders for babies, seniors, adults, and, yes, even women who are in various stages of pregnancy.

Below are a few reasons women should explore chiropractic care during pregnancy.

Pregnancy is Hard on Your Body

Your body will definitely change over the course of pregnancy in ways like protruding abdomen, increased back curve, pelvic changes, not to mention postural adaptations. Chiropractic care is beneficial in establishing pelvic balance and alignment for women during pregnancy.

Chiropractic Benefits for Our Pregnant Patients

Chiropractic care offers a host of benefits to pregnant patients, including:

  • Establishing and Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Nausea Control
  • Reduced Labor Time and Delivery TIme
  • Relieves Back Pain
  • Relieves Neck Pain
  • Relieves Joint Pain
  • Helps Prevent Cesarean Delivery in Some Cases

If you have any additional questions about how chiropractic care can benefit you during pregnancy, contact Family Chiropractic & Spinal Health Care Center today to schedule your one-on-one consultation.

Chiropractic as We Advance in Age

Chiropractic care is something that can be taken advantage of by patients of all ages, no matter what part of their lifespan they're in. It's true that many of our patients are of adult age. We also have more than a few who are more advanced in age. Our older patients actually stand to gain some of the most immediate and recognizable benefits from chiropractic care treatments.

Family Chiropractic & Spinal Heath Care Center would like to go over a few ways that chiropractic adjustments and other treatments offered at our practice benefit senior patients.

As We Age Our Bodies Change

When we get older, just like with our automobiles, certain parts of our bodies stop working the way they used to. We might start to feel arthritic pain from old sports injuries or performing the same motions over and over again. Have you been playing pick-up basketball with the same group into your 50s and 60s? Well, you're likely going to experience some wear and tear from that. Chiropractic adjustments can help you deal with pain, improve flexibility, and boost your range of motion.

Chiropractic Treats a Variety of Age-Related Conditions 

As our bodies age, there are many factors that can contribute to pain and discomfort in bones, joints and muscles.

  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Spinal Discomfort
  • Subluxation
  • General Pain
  • Disrupted Range of Motion
  • Morning Stiffness
  • And Much More...

Give Family Chiropractic & Spinal Heath Care Center a call today to schedule your consultation if you or someone you know could benefit from our chiropractic treatments.

Chiropractic Care for Kids

For our youngest patients at Family Chiropractic & Spinal Health Care Center we provide chiropractic treatments and adjustments that can help treat things like ear infections, growing pains, sports injuries, and more.

It's a common misconception that only those more advanced in age and those who experience an injury and seek drug-free, all-natural solutions are the only folks who stand to gain the tremendous benefits that chiropractic care has to offer.

However, children are some of our patients who experience some of the most pronounced benefits from chiropractic care -- and it's great to start chiropractic treatments at a very early age. Family Chiropractic & Spinal Care Health Center offers our innovative chiropractic care services to our infant, toddler and other child-aged patients.

Chiropractic care is crucial in detecting musculoskeletal and nerve problems early on, which will help prevent more serious conditions down the road for your child.

Pediatric chiropractic care helps treat the following conditions that occur commonly in children:

  • Ear infections
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Shoulder Pain / Arm Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports injuries
  • Spinal Health Issues
  • TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome)
  • And More!

We can continually monitor the development of the spine, muscles, joints and nervous systems of our younger patients, which helps ensure proper growth.

If you have any questions about how our chiropractic services can help your children, contact Family Chiropractic & Spinal Health Care Center today to schedule your consultation.

Your End of Q2 Wellness Check-In

Family Chiropractic & Spinal Health Care Center likes to check up on our patients to make sure they're achieving their annual wellness goals. Since many of us make New Year's Resolutions at the beginning of the year, the transition from May to June is a perfect time to check up on where you're at and determine where you need to be in order to achieve your health and wellness goals for 2019.

How Do You Feel?

If you've been making healthy choices, chances are they're going to be paying off in the way you feel. Pay attention to your body. If you're feeling weaker than you feel you should, incorporate more strength training. Same goes for your cardio. If you're in pain, schedule a consultation with Family Chiropractic & Spinal Health Care Center.

Where Can You Improve?

There are probably multiple areas, whether that be staying on top of your appointments with your chiropractic care specialist, keeping up on your yoga routine, and incorporating mindfulness exercises, that you can probably improve upon.

Make Adjustments

If you've hit a rut, now is the time to switch up your routine to blast yourself into orbit.

If you experience any pain or discomfort during work or play, contactd Family Chiropractic & Spinal Health Care Center today to schedule your consultation.

Incorporating Yoga into Yoga Daily Grind

Yoga is an excellent companion to chiropractic care when it comes to relieving your back, neck, spine, legs, and even your mind from the daily/weekly grind.

But, the truth is, the busier we get, the more taking care of ourselves seems to get put on the backburner. The sad reality is that by neglecting our own wellness, we're actually being less effective at work and even in our extracurricular activities. Below are a few quick, easy ways you can incorporate yoga into your daily routine.

Work Yoga

If you're sitting at a desk or even standing for long periods at work, take a time out to stretch. If you know some yoga moves, this is the perfect time to incorporate them, relieving the body of being in uncomfortable positions that put strain on your neck, back, hips, and legs.

Spring for a Yoga Class

If you can pony together the funds, try to take a yoga class if even for a short period of time, this way you can establish your base knowledge and do your yoga practice more effectively on your own.

Yoga as Active Recovery

We may think that we have a free pass on days off to do absolutely nothing, and, although we might feel justified, it's actually a better idea to be a little bit active on your recovery days, by taking a hike or doing some yoga, for instance. You'll still be giving your body its much-needed rest while also crossing off one of your boxes, so to speak.

If you have any questions about how you can incorporate yoga and chiropractic care into even the busiest schedule, contact Family Chiropractic & Spinal Health Care Center center today to learn more.