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HOW CHIROPRACTIC CARE CAN KEEP SENIORS HEALTHY AND MOBILE

The type of personal care you enjoy now that you have reached the age of 60 will have a huge impact on your future capabilities. It is so important for seniors to stay active and fit instead of slowing down. Your body needs movement in order to keep those muscles strong and to keep your heart healthy.

Chronic pain is very common amongst seniors, especially in areas such as the back, joints, legs and many also struggle with constant muscle spasms that can be terribly painful. These pains can have a huge impact on your life and on your capabilities.

If you are starting to struggle with mobility then one of the best things you can possibly do is to visit your chiropractor on a regular basis.

Chiropractic care is tremendously beneficial to seniors. It is the one treatment that may assist in keeping you young, flexible and full of life so you can continue keeping up with your children and grandchildren for many years to come. Here are some of the best benefits that chiropractic care offers senior citizens.

PAIN RELIEF

This is probably one of the first reasons you will want to make a booking at Better Backs. As you get older, age is often associated with lots of pain and aches. Chiropractic care is one of the most effective treatments for pains in all areas of the body and especially in the back.

Our chiropractors are trained to identify subluxations (misalignments of the vertebrae) and can assist in overcoming these misalignments so you won’t have to be hooked on effective painkillers that have so many negative side effects.

INCREASES YOUR RANGE OF MOTION

As you grow older, your joints, back, and muscle may grow stiff and restricted. Chiropractic care increases the range of motion of the spine and extremities. This can have a huge impact on your everyday life since you will be able to move with ease, bend over or pick objects up without being in agony and enjoy sports well into your old age.

IMPROVES BALANCE AND COORDINATION

Balance is so important for preventing injuries obtained from a bad fall. Injuries and degenerative changes to the neck region often result in balance and coordination problems. Chiropractic care is great for improving these injuries which restores balance and coordination.

DECREASES JOINT DEGENERATION

Misalignments in your spine cause other misalignments throughout your bodies such as your hips, knees, shoulders, and neck. When your body isn’t aligned well you apply unnecessary tension to specific areas that need to carry more weight. This wears down certain joints prematurely. Regular chiropractic adjustments may reduce the chances of getting joint degeneration and can prevent painful hip and knee replacements.

BOOSTS YOUR HEALTH AND WELLBEING

A healthy spine promotes the wellbeing of your nervous system. Chiropractic care boosts your entire body on so many different levels. These remedies reduce pain, improve the health of internal organs and enhance energy levels so you will feel much better in general.

DECREASES CHANCES OF OBTAINING INJURIES

Falls are one of the biggest dangers for seniors because their bones are more brittle and prone to breaking as they grow older. Chiropractic care boosts muscle strength, enhances flexibility and improves your balance all of which reduces your chances of getting injured while you are doing daily activities.

If life is catching up on you then it is time for you to catch up on chiropractic visits. Book your appointment today at Better Backs so you can enjoy a better and healthier tomorrow.

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