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Fall Prevention and Balance Managed with Tonawanda Chiropractic Care

Fall Risk. It’s a actual risk for many Tonawanda folks today, especially in folks who are over 65. Falls trigger pain. Falls are costly. Falls unsettle life. Back pain and neck pain modify the risk of falls and start conversations of fall prevention among back pain patients and their healthcare providers like yours at Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation. Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation treats many Tonawanda back pain and neck pain patients who have higher risks of falls. Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation offers some advice to take the risk out of the fall risk and help]16] Tonawanda chiropractic patients grow stronger and stay upright!


Chronic low back pain sufferers have more trouble performing “sit to stand” and “stand to sit” processes. These are just what they sound like! Healthy people can move from sitting to standing and standing to sitting at a practical speed. Chronic back pain sufferers are slower, likely due to the slower muscle activation needed 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 related to postural balance. Intense low back pain is related to a significantly higher concern of falling. (3) Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation helps with both pain and balance in Tonawanda chiropractic patients.


Of note, the number 1 and 2 reasons over-age-65-years patients look for care from a chiropractor like your Tonawanda chiropractor are back pain and neck pain. Other reasons are balance, groin pain, hip pain, and headaches. (4) Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation knows the risks associated with falls and understands the impact of pain and balance on fall risk. Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation recognizes Tonawanda chiropractic patients’ movements whenever they are in the office and takes note of any red flags for fall risk. Tonawanda chiropractic patients with Tonawanda back pain who discover that they are a bit unbalanced and at risk of falls are not alone! Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation offers a few easy exercises to increase balance and proprioception which in turn help prevent falls.  A recent study shares that stabilizing training decreased pain and disability. Balance training improved balance. (5) Even a little improvement in balance and stability is an important help.  

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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, influences fall risk.

Schedule a Tonawanda chiropractic appointment today. To prevent falls and improve your self-assurance in moving, Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation is ready to check your current balance status and recommend some ways to lower your fall risk, no matter your age!

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