Fall Prevention and Balance Managed with Williamson Chiropractic Care

Fall Risk. It’s a real risk for many Williamson folks today, especially in the over 65-year old group. Falls cause pain. Falls are costly. Falls disrupt life. Back pain and neck pain affect the risk of falls and start conversations of fall prevention among back pain patients and their healthcare providers like yours at Apple Country Chiropractic. Apple Country Chiropractic cares for many Williamson back pain and neck pain patients who are at risk of falling. Apple Country Chiropractic has some advice to limit the risk of the fall risk and help]16] Williamson chiropractic patients grow stronger and stay balanced!

CAUSES OF Williamson BALANCE ISSUES

Chronic low back pain sufferers experience more concern when 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 do these movements. (1) Chronic low back pain patients with lumbar spine instability are found to have more postural sway with their eyes closed or their vision is in some way concealed. (2) Pain influences balance and increases fall risk. Neck pain is significantly related to postural balance. Intense low back pain is related to a significantly higher concern of falling. (3) Apple Country Chiropractic helps with both pain and balance in Williamson chiropractic patients.

HOW TO HELP BALANCE AND PREVENT FALLS

Of note, the top two reasons over-age-65-years patients obtain care from a chiropractor like your Williamson chiropractor are back pain and neck pain. Other reasons are balance, groin pain, hip pain, and headaches. (4) Apple Country Chiropractic has great knowledge of the risks associated with falls and fully comprehends the impact of pain and balance on fall risk. Apple Country Chiropractic recognizes Williamson chiropractic patients’ movements whenever they are in the office and sees any red flags for fall risk. Williamson chiropractic patients with Williamson back pain who find themselves with balance issues and fall risks are not alone! Apple Country Chiropractic has a few easy exercises to increase balance and proprioception which in turn help prevent falls.  A recent study reports that stabilizing training reduced pain and disability. Balance training increased balance. (5) Just a little improvement in balance and stability is a big deal.  

CONTACT Apple Country Chiropractic

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tony Barton on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about successful chiropractic treatment using Cox® Technic spinal manipulation of a patient with chronic back pain which, as written here, influences fall risk.

Schedule a Williamson chiropractic appointment today. To prevent falls and improve your self-assurance in moving, Apple Country Chiropractic is prepared to check your current balance status and recommend some methods to reduce your fall risk, no matter your age!

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