Fall Prevention and Balance Managed with Severna Park Chiropractic Care

Fall Risk. It’s a real risk for many Severna Park folks today, particularly in the over 65-year old group. Falls cause pain. Falls are expensive. Falls disrupt life. Back pain and neck pain affect the risk of falls and begin discussions of fall prevention among back pain patients and their healthcare providers like yours at Back And Neck Care Center. Back And Neck Care Center treats many Severna Park back pain and neck pain patients who have higher risks of falls. Back And Neck Care Center has some tips to take the risk out of the fall risk and help]16] Severna Park chiropractic patients grow stronger and stay upright!


Chronic low back pain sufferers experience more concern when doing “sit to stand” and “stand to sit” processes. These are just what they sound like! Healthy people can go from sitting to standing and standing to sitting at a practical speed. Chronic back pain sufferers are slower, likely due to the slower muscle activation needed to do these movements. (1) Chronic low back pain patients with lumbar spine instability are found to have more postural sway when their eyes are closed or their vision is somehow obscured. (2) Pain affects balance and increases fall risk. Neck pain is significantly related to postural balance. Intense low back pain is affiliated with a significantly higher concern of falling. (3) Back And Neck Care Center helps with both pain and balance in Severna Park chiropractic patients.


Certainly, the top two reasons over-age-65-years patients get care from a chiropractor like your Severna Park chiropractor are back pain and neck pain. Other reasons are balance, groin pain, hip pain, and headaches. (4) Back And Neck Care Center has great knowledge of the risks associated with falls and understands the impact of pain and balance on fall risk. Back And Neck Care Center notices Severna Park chiropractic patients’ movements whenever they are in the office and notes any concerns of fall risk. Severna Park chiropractic patients with Severna Park back pain who find themselves with balance issues and fall risks are not alone! Back And Neck Care Center has a few simple exercises to increase balance and proprioception which then help prevent falls.  A recent study reports that stabilizing training reduced pain and disability. Balance training increased balance. (5) Just a little improvement in balance and stability is a big deal.  

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tony Barton on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about effective chiropractic treatment using Cox® Technic spinal manipulation of a patient with chronic back pain which, as written here, plays a role in fall risk.

Schedule a Severna Park chiropractic appointment today. To prevent falls and improve your self-assurance in moving, Back And Neck Care Center is prepared to check your present balance status and recommend some methods to lower your fall risk, no matter your age!

Severna Park chiropractic care of balance for fall prevention involves stabilizing and proprioceptive exercise.  
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