Chiropractic care may help over 55’s manage:
Chiropractic is the largest, non-surgical, non-drug prescribing, primary contact health care profession in the world. A natural approach to health, chiropractic focuses on the relationship between the spine and the nervous system.
The primary focus of chiropractic is the location, correction and prevention of impairments to the nervous system. By correcting these impairments, chiropractic doctors can provide benefits to a wide range of health issues.
Chiropractic is extremely safe. Chiropractors are highly qualified and trained professionals who study full time at university for a minimum of five years. Each week, there are approximately 200,000 visits to Australian chiropractors for a broad range of reasons.
“Over 55’s chiropractic users were less likely to have been hospitalised, less likely to have used a nursing home, more likely to report better health status, more likely to exercise vigorously, and more likely to be mobile in the community. In addition, they were less likely to use prescription drugs”.
A 2014 study of older adults showed that chiropractic care for uncomplicated back conditions has a protective effects against declines in activities of daily living (activities such as walking up the stairs or going shopping) and self-rated health.
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1. Haas, M., et al. (2005). “Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for Low Back Pain in the Elderly.” Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 28(4): 228-237.
2. Weigel, P. A., et al. (2014). “The comparative effect of episodes of chiropractic and medical treatment on the health of older adults.” J Manipulative Physiol Ther 37(3): 143-154.