As an older person, one of your greatest concerns is to maintain your “activities of daily living” (ADL). The ability to get up in the morning, take a shower, get dressed, take care of yourself and be active is very important for aging seniors. Back pain can be a significant challenge for those seniors looking to maintain their ADL.
One study found that chiropractic care for uncomplicated back pain can actually keep seniors more active longer. “The findings from this study suggest that chiropractic use in episodes of care for uncomplicated back conditions has protective effects against declines in ADLs, instrumental ADLs, and self-rated health for older Medicare beneficiaries over a 2-year period.”
Regular chiropractic care is a must for seniors who wish to stay active as well as everyone with a spine.
Chiropractic treatment has been shown to be help seniors to keep active. Call today if you’re limited with your daily activities to see if chiropractic could be helpful to you!