Back pain is a scary reality for many seniors- indeed it is one of the leading causes of disability in old age. Why? The short answer is that aging is tough on our spines. It's a mix of spinal degeneration, bone loss and muscle loss- in other words, all the pleasures of old age (we are being facetious). This coming together of circumstances creates crippling pain and life-changing spinal dysfunction. Such a serious threat to our wellbeing requires a proactive approach to healthcare. And if you are not finding enough relief from your symptoms with traditional healthcare, it could be worth considering chiropractic as an additional aid to your wellbeing.
Chiropractic works with your primary care to add another dimension to your health plan. Chiropractic helps seniors with:
The wonderful thing about chiropractic is that it is completely individualized. Whatever your pain, level of fitness or condition, we can create a plan that includes lifestyle changes, diet, exercise and chiropractic care to help you live a more comfortable life. If you are interested in finding out more about how chiropractic can benefit you in old age, give our office in Milpitas a call to schedule an appointment today.