Senior Chiropractic Care
As individuals age, the body can experience chronic pain due to musculoskeletal conditions and joint degeneration. Chiropractic care is a safe and non-invasive treatment for pain and other conditions for individuals of all ages, especially seniors. If you live in the Sioux City area and want more information on chiropractic care for older individuals, contact the Multicare Health Clinic.
Benefits of Chiropractor for Seniors
Chiropractic care is one of the most popular alternative forms of treatment for older adults. It provides a wealth of benefits.
A chiropractor can recommend a range of exercises to increase mobility for seniors, who are at a higher risk for injuries, falls, and chronic pain. These exercises are designed to strengthen the body and have a positive effect on walking speed and the ability to stand from a seated position.
Improved Balance and Coordination
Balance issues can result in many injuries. Regular chiropractic care that promotes physical activities, exercise and pain relief can lessen the likelihood of falls.
As we age, our joints, ligaments, spine, and muscles tend to weaken, deteriorate, and become dehydrated. As a result, we are less able to stand up and move around like we once did. Pains and aches become more evident and the body is more prone to injury. Regular chiropractic care reduces strain and stress on the various joints in the body to reduce pain and to speed healing time for many injuries.
Improved Quality of Life
Studies have shown that seniors who have regular chiropractic care experience a better quality of life. Seniors who have chiropractic treatments are more likely to exercise, less likely to suffer from arthritis, less likely to move into a nursing home and have a decreased incidence of hospital stays.
Types of Chiropractic Treatments for Seniors
A chiropractor can treat many conditions in seniors. Regular adjustments can provide relief for joint pain, back stiffness, and neck pain. They can also reduce the chances of dizziness and can be used to treat migraines and other types of headaches.
Contact Us for All Your Chiropractic Needs
Chiropractic care can be an essential part of any senior citizens medical care. This alternative form of treatment can lessen the need for medications and eliminate the need for surgery in many instances. If you have questions concerning chiropractic care and how it can help you, call the Multicare Health Clinic in Sioux City at (712) 276-4325 to schedule an appointment for an initial consultation.