Minster Fall Prevention and Pain Relief with Chiropractic Care

Falls can happen at any age. Falls can trigger much harm or not much harm at all. Falling once surely can increase the level of fear of falling again. All these bits of information indicate that falls are a concern, a concern that is age blind. Minster Chiropractic Center always questions our Minster chiropractic patients if they have fallen lately. Minster Chiropractic Center is in favor of interventions like exercise that may reduce the fear of falls, the impact of falls and the incidence of falls. Plus, Minster Chiropractic Center is quite good at relieving Minster back pain or neck pain that ensues.

OLDER FOLKS AND FALLS

Older folks live at home by themselves and with others or in community-based accommodations. Each scenario has a risk of falling. Rugs, pets, misreading steps, or any number of things can result in a fall. For these older friends and neighbors and relatives, the fear of falling is common. Researchers have organized research studies involving exercise interventions that decrease the fear of falling as well as the risk of falling. Such trials with community-dwelling older folks encompassed planned, structured, repetitive physical activity geared toward improving strength, gait, balance and mood as well as decreasing falls. Some interventions tested are 3D,for example Tai Chi, Yoga, resistance training, and balance work. A meta-analysis of exercise trials detailed non-statistically significant benefits but benefits nonetheless: an 11% decrease in people who fell, a 13% decrease in falls, a 19% reduction in injuries from falls. (1) Another study of people between 60 and 88 years old that implemented a judo inspired exercise program which taught them how to fall and how to prevent falls showed significant improvements in physical performance, fall-related self-efficacy and fall methods. (2) They discovered that such practices worked, particularly immediately following the intervention. (3) Minster Chiropractic Center would support our older Minster patients’ continued exercising to prolong these fall-prevention and fall-fear-reducing benefits!

YOUNGER FOLKS AND FALLS

Younger folks can appreciate Minster fall prevention strategies as falls may be just as detrimental to them. Falls and fall-related injuries endanger people at all ages. Falls at work and at home are a problem. A workplace trial that lasted 10 weeks for working age adults with a judo-inspired exercise program worked on improving physical function, activity, fall-related self-efficacy and safe-landing techniques for a fall. Participants improved physically and psychologically. They gathered techniques in how to fall safely as well as how to avert falls. (4) Minster Chiropractic Center supports exercise for all Minster chiropractic family members, young and old, to keep strong and healthy in the face of challenges like falls. Minster Chiropractic Center helps relieve fall-related back pain and neck pain, too.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Lee Hazen on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes helping a patient recover from pain due to a fall following The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Schedule your Minster chiropractic visit with Minster Chiropractic Center to remove the fear of falling, the pain out of a fall, and the risk of a fall and reduce it with some advice on strengthening exercise as well as back pain-relieving chiropractic care.

 
Minster Chiropractic Center shares new research on fall prevention strategies and protocols for fall-related pain relief. 
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