Fall Prevention and Balance Managed with Fort Wayne Chiropractic Care

Fall Risk. It is a real risk for many Fort Wayne folks today, particularly in the over 65-year old group. Falls trigger pain. Falls are expensive. Falls unsettle life. Back pain and neck pain modify the risk of falls and begin conversations of fall prevention among back pain patients and their healthcare providers like yours at Aaron Chiropractic Clinic. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic cares for many Fort Wayne back pain and neck pain patients who have higher risks of falls. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic offers some advice to take the risk out of the fall risk and help]16] Fort Wayne chiropractic patients grow stronger and stay balanced!

CAUSES OF Fort Wayne BALANCE ISSUES

Chronic low back pain sufferers have more trouble doing “sit to stand” and “stand to sit” processes. These are just what they sound like! Healthy people can change from sitting to standing and standing to sitting at a realistic rate. Chronic back pain sufferers are slower, likely due to the slower muscle activation necessary to perform these movements. (1) Chronic low back pain patients with lumbar spine instability are known to have more postural sway when their eyes are closed or their vision is somehow obscured. (2) Pain affects balance and increases fall risk. Neck pain is significantly associated with postural balance. Intense low back pain is associated with a significantly higher concern of falling. (3) Aaron Chiropractic Clinic helps with both pain and balance in Fort Wayne chiropractic patients.

HOW TO HELP BALANCE AND PREVENT FALLS

Certainly, the number 1 and 2 reasons over-age-65-years patients look for care from a chiropractor like your Fort Wayne chiropractor are back pain and neck pain. Other reasons are balance, groin pain, hip pain, and headaches. (4) Aaron Chiropractic Clinic has great knowledge of the risks associated with falls and fully comprehends the impact of pain and balance on fall risk. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic notices Fort Wayne chiropractic patients’ ways of moving whenever they are in the office and takes note of any red flags for fall risk. Fort Wayne chiropractic patients with Fort Wayne back pain who discover that they are a bit unbalanced and at risk of falls are not alone! Aaron Chiropractic Clinic offers a few easy exercises to increase balance and proprioception which then help prevent falls.  A recent study shares that stabilizing training reduced pain and disability. Balance training improved balance. (5) Even a little improvement in balance and stability is an important deal.  

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tony Barton on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about effective chiropractic care using Cox® Technic spinal manipulation of a patient with chronic back pain which, as reported here, plays a role in fall risk.

Schedule a Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment today. To prevent falls and improve your confidence in moving, Aaron Chiropractic Clinic is ready to check your present balance status and suggest some ways to reduce your fall risk, no matter your age!

 
Fort Wayne chiropractic care of balance for fall prevention involves stabilizing and proprioceptive exercise.  
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