Fall Risk. It’s a genuine risk
for many Auburn folks today, especially in folks who are over 65. Falls trigger pain.
Falls are costly. Falls unsettle life. Back pain
and neck pain affect the risk of falls and begin
conversations of fall prevention among back pain patients and
their healthcare providers like yours at Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. cares
for many Auburn back pain and neck pain patients who have
higher risks of falls. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. offers
some advice to limit the risk of the fall
risk and facilitate the path for Auburn chiropractic
patients to grow stronger
and stay balanced!
CAUSES OF Auburn BALANCE ISSUES
Chronic low back pain sufferers have more concern
when 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 reasonable
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 found
to have more postural sway with their eyes closed or their
vision is somehow concealed. (2) Pain influences
balance and increases fall risk. Neck pain is significantly related to postural balance. Intense low back pain is associated with a significantly higher concern of falling. (3)
Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. helps with both pain and balance in Auburn
HOW TO HELP BALANCE AND PREVENT FALLS
Of note, the number 1 and 2
reasons over-age-65-years patients obtain care from a
chiropractor like your Auburn chiropractor are back pain and neck
pain. Other reasons are balance, groin pain, hip pain, and headaches. (4) Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.
knows the risks associated with falls and fully
comprehends the impact of pain and balance on fall risk. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.
notices Auburn chiropractic patients’ movements whenever they are in the office and notes any red flags for fall risk. Auburn chiropractic patients with Auburn
back pain who find
themselves with balance issues and fall risks are not alone! Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.
has a few simple exercises to improve
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) Even a little improvement in balance and stability is an
CONTACT Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.
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care using Cox® Technic spinal manipulation of a patient with chronic
back pain which, as reported here, plays a role in
Schedule a Auburn chiropractic appointment
today. To prevent falls and increase your self-assurance
in moving, Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. is ready to check your current
balance status and recommend some methods to reduce
your fall risk, regardless your age!