4 Ways Senior Citizens Can Improve Balance Disorders at Home

“balanceAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of death related to injury among the elderly, and over a third of those aged 65 and older fall every year. Problems with balance are not uncommon in older adults and are one of the primary reasons they seek consultation with a doctor. This is not surprising, since balance issues can seriously affect the activities of everyday living, such as walking, getting up from a chair, navigating stairs and bending over.
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How Chiropractic Care Can Help You Recover from Back Surgery

“chiropracticLuckily, surgery is only necessary in a relatively small number of cases involving back problems. Non-invasive methods such as chiropractic care are available for treating a wide range of spinal conditions, including back pain, sciatica and herniated discs. However, in some severe cases, particularly those involving fractured vertebrae, scoliosis, kyphosis, and when degenerative disc disease has progressed to a point where the spinal nerves are being compressed and causing constant pain, surgery may be necessary.
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What Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Using Glucosamine Supplements for Joint Pain

“chiropracticGlucosamine is currently one of the most commonly used dietary supplements in the US. With major increases in the rate of obesity and the osteoarthritis that often stems from it, many people are eager to find a solution to their joint pain (particularly in the knees and hips) that does not also cause significant side effects. However, there is still a significant amount of controversy surrounding its efficacy.
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What Chiropractic Patients Should Know About Bone Density Tests

“boneOsteoporosis is one of the most prevalent conditions among older people. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, one in two women and one in four men over age 50 will have an osteoporosis-induced fracture at some point in their lives.
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How Chiropractic Adjustments Lower Blood Pressure

“chiropracticAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three American adults has high blood pressure. This serious condition can lead to an increased risk of stroke and heart attack, which are among the three leading causes of death in the US.
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Who Else Wants to Know the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

“sprainMost people are understandably confused about what constitutes a sprain and what constitutes a strain. Both injuries cause pain and can interfere with your ability to move. The difference is really quite small: a strain involves injury to a muscle or tendon and a sprain involves injury to a ligament.
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How Chiropractic Can Help Shoulder Arthritis Sufferers

“shoulderWhile we generally think of arthritis as being associated with old age, shoulder arthritis is not uncommon among younger people as well. Any injury to the shoulder, such as a dislocation or a fracture, can eventually lead to shoulder arthritis.
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How Chiropractic Adjustments Can Lower Blood Pressure

“chiropracticAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three American adults has high blood pressure. This serious condition can lead to an increased risk of stroke and heart attack, which are among the three leading causes of death in the US.
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What Chiropractic Patients Need to Know If They’re Involved in an Auto Accident

“autoMost people will be involved in an auto accident at some point in their life, so it’s a good idea to know what to do in the first 24 hours should one occur. Following are a few tips to ensure that you receive the best care while reducing your liability.
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How Chiropractic Can Help You Recover from Back Surgery

“backObviously, chiropractic should be everyone’s first choice for spinal care. Unfortunately, the cold hard facts show that it’s not. Luckily, though, surgery is only necessary in a relatively small number of cases involving back problems. Non-invasive methods such as chiropractic care are available for treating a wide range of spinal conditions, including back pain, sciatica and herniated discs.
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