Fall Prevention and Balance Managed with Sandy Springs Chiropractic Care

Fall Risk. It is a actual risk for many Sandy Springs folks today, particularly in folks who are over 65. Falls trigger pain. Falls are expensive. 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 Cross Chiropractic Center. Cross Chiropractic Center treats many Sandy Springs back pain and neck pain patients who have higher risks of falls. Cross Chiropractic Center offers some advice to limit the risk of the fall risk and help]16] Sandy Springs chiropractic patients grow stronger and stay balanced!


Chronic low back pain sufferers experience more concern when performing “sit to stand” and “stand to sit” processes. These are just what they sound like! Healthy people can change from sitting to standing and standing to sitting at a reasonable rate. Chronic back pain sufferers are slower, likely due to the slower muscle activation necessary to do these movements. (1) Chronic low back pain patients with lumbar spine instability are known to have more postural sway with their eyes closed or their vision is in some way concealed. (2) Pain affects 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) Cross Chiropractic Center helps with both pain and balance in Sandy Springs chiropractic patients.


Certainly, the number 1 and 2 reasons over-age-65-years patients seek care from a chiropractor like your Sandy Springs chiropractor are back pain and neck pain. Other reasons are balance, groin pain, hip pain, and headaches. (4) Cross Chiropractic Center has great knowledge of the risks associated with falls and fully comprehends the impact of pain and balance on fall risk. Cross Chiropractic Center notices Sandy Springs chiropractic patients’ ways of moving whenever they are in the office and notes any concerns of fall risk. Sandy Springs chiropractic patients with Sandy Springs back pain who find themselves with balance issues and fall risks are not alone! Cross Chiropractic Center offers a few easy exercises to improve balance and proprioception which in turn help prevent falls.  A recent study reports that stabilizing training decreased pain and disability. Balance training improved balance. (5) Just a little improvement in balance and stability is an important deal.  

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

Schedule a Sandy Springs chiropractic appointment today. To prevent falls and increase your confidence in moving, Cross Chiropractic Center is ready to check your current balance status and suggest some methods to reduce your fall risk, no matter your age!

Sandy Springs chiropractic care of balance for fall prevention involves stabilizing and proprioceptive exercise.  
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