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CHiropractic care for the elderly in Decatur
Dr. Roy VogelMay 22, 2020 10:15:44 AM3 min read

Why The Elderly in Decatur Need Chiropractic Care

Is chiropractic care safe for our elderly parents and grandparents in Decatur?


Many seniors are unaware of the fantastic health benefits that are possible through regular chiropractic care in the golden years.


We all begin to face unique health struggles as we age that chiropractic care is equipped to treat.


As we age, we may begin to suffer from arthritis, limited range of motion, brittle bones, poor balance, or joint degeneration.


But regular visits with a chiropractor can enhance the quality of life of elderly patients, allowing them to enjoy their golden years.



In the article below, we will discuss several ways chiropractic care can benefit elderly patients.



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Pain Relief

Chiropractic care is one of the safest forms of health care to treat pain due to spinal related conditions.


Chiropractic care is useful because many spinal disorders are related to abnormalities of the spine and the surrounding soft tissue structures.


Painkillers only mask the symptoms instead of treating the underlying issue.


They also come with a host of side effects, making chiropractic care a much more desirable treatment.


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Immune System and Overall Health

When your spine is healthy, it increases circulation, which can help clean out toxins from your body.


It also allows your body to communicate properly, allowing it to monitor and repair itself more effectively.


A recent study even found that elderly adults who saw a chiropractor regularly over five years saw a 200% increase in immune system function.


Having a strong immune system is invaluable to the elderly community, and chiropractic care can give it to them.


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Increased Range of Motion

Chiropractic care has proven to increase the range of motion of the spine as well as the extremities.


An increased range of motion could mean being able to bend down and pick up their grandchildren.


Or it could mean they can garden without pain or enjoy their time on the golf course without having to worry about their back going out.


In most cases, an increased range of motion will be noticeable immediately following a chiropractic adjustment.


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Decreased Joint Degeneration

A misaligned spine will cause the spine to wear out prematurely.


That's why it's essential to get your spine aligned periodically to keep it from wearing down faster than it should.


Chiropractic care decreases spinal degeneration and other arthritic changes by normalizing the spinal alignment and reducing spinal stress.


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Balance and Coordination

We have small receptors at the base of our cervical spine that helps our brains understand where our limbs are functioning in space.


As you get older, the receptors don't function as efficiently as they used to.


This makes it more difficult to understand how your body is moving and is why senior citizens fall more often and have difficulty standing up or walking.


Chiropractic care can help improve communication in the spine and stimulate the receptors and increase their effectiveness.


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Improved Overall Health and Well-Being

One of the most significant benefits of chiropractic care for seniors is that they feel better all around.


The effects of regular chiropractic care among elderly populations found a shocking increase in patients' quality of life.


Patients that were studied report these outstanding benefits from their chiropractic care:

  • 22% less likely to suffer from arthritis
  • More likely to exercise
  • Less likely to move to a nursing home (5% of those who had chiropractic care vs. 48% who didn't)
  • Decreased incidence of hospital stays


Feeling good, staying healthy, and doing the things that make us happy are what keeps us healthy and looking forward to each new day.


Regular visits to the chiropractor increase the quality of life and the over health and well-being of elderly patients.


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Chiropractic Care For The Elderly

We have to age, but we don't have to feel old.


Chiropractic care is an essential cornerstone of both preventive and palliative care.


As we age and our health inevitably begins to decline, it's even more essential to safeguard our health with regular chiropractic maintenance.


Our Decatur, Georgia Chiropractors can keep you feeling young at heart.


With regular chiropractic maintenance in Decatur, you can enjoy your golden year's pain-free with your friends and family.


To find out what chiropractic care can do for you, click the button below to contact the Arrowhead Clinic of Decatur today.


Free Decatur Chiropractic Consultation


Dr. Roy Vogel

Dr. Vogel has been a chiropractor with Arrowhead Clinic in Decatur, Georgia since 1992. He provides outstanding care, often working with patients who have work or auto accident-related injuries. Dr. Vogel offers a range of treatments, including chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy, and rehabilitation. He brings over 26 years of experience caring for patients with debilitating head, neck, and back pain. Dr. Vogel obtained his doctoral degree in chiropractic medicine from Life University. As a professional, he keeps himself updated on the latest advancements made in the field of chiropractic services. Dr. Vogel is devoted to ensuring his patient's recovery and well-being. He takes his time to understand symptoms so he can accurately diagnose and treat injuries ensuring the continued health of all his patients. One of Dr. Vogel’s car accident patients recently stated, “The customer service here is top tier. I got into an accident and was sent to this office for treatment. The ladies are so nice and welcoming and the chiropractor's top priority is your recovery.” Dr. Vogel is available for free, same-day consultations Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 a.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.