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Adult Chiropractic care in Wheat Ridge, CO


Why is Chiropractic Care So Important For the Maturing Adult?

Chiropractic care is extremely important for the maturing and elderly adult because of the dramatic changes that occur in the spine with increasing age.
 
 
 
Adults

As we age, spinal discs, facet joints, ligaments, muscles and other spinal tissues become weaker, less hydrated, more fibrotic, and less able to withstand normal stresses. As a result, spinal pain from spinal degeneration (arthritis) becomes more prominent, tissue injury from relatively benign events occurs, and the time to heal from injuries increases.
Chiropractic procedures take into consideration the nature of the aging spine and the many abnormalities present to provide a strategically effective, safe and noninvasive treatment plan. Through the use of gentle adjustive and mobilization techniques, physical therapies, and incorporation of stretching and exercise programs spinal pain is reduced, spinal stresses are decreased, flexibility and mobility are improved, and degeneration is minimized.
Treatment techniques must focus on the underlying problem and involve participation of the patient in order to be truly effective and long-lasting. Treatments which solely focus on pain and other "symptoms" only, are far less effective, and are often dangerous since the conditions causing the symptoms remain untreated and uncorrected.
 

What Benefits Does Chiropractic Care Provide For The Maturing Adult?

 
 
Routine chiropractic care has a number of benefits which are especially important for maturing adults:
 
  • spinal and extremity pain relief
  • decreased stiffness and muscular spasms
  • increased mobility and range of motion
  • increased balance and coordination
  • increased sense of well-being
  • increased energy
 
  • enhanced tissue healing
  • decreased tissue inflammation
  • increased joint health
  • decreased arthritis and arthritic joint pain
  • minimized spinal stress and subsequent degeneration
  • minimized risk of fall injuries
 

Are There Any Studies Showing The Benefits of Chiropractic Care In The Aging?

Chiropractic Increases Balance and Coordination

Chiropractic Can Decrease Fall Injuries, as well as Other Injuries

Chiropractic Increases Health and Well-Being

 
Dr. Shawn Caldwell
Dr. Shawn Caldwell
 
Dr. Michael Hill
Dr. Michael Hill