Don't Lose Your Mobility as You Age!

By Donna Stark

There are a lot of things that get better with age ... a nice bottle of wine, a decent pair of jeans, the fabulous Jennifer Lopez ... but our mobility? Well, that could definitely use some help. Too often we take our daily movements for granted and it isn't until we can't use our joints anymore that we realize exactly how dependent we are on them. In fact, it would be wise to give your mobility a little extra attention because good mobility is key to maintaining healthy joints, and healthy joints are key to maintaining a pain-free body. There are several ways you can show your joints some love, but the most effective is routine chiropractic care at The Joint Chiropractic.

Maintaining Mobility

The aging process certainly isn't very kind to us, is it? And if we don't stay on top of it, our bodies will suffer in the long run with diminished strength, loss of flexibility, decreased range of motion, and limited mobility. It's important to stay proactive with your mobility because brushing your teeth shouldn't bring tears of pain to your eyes, picking something up from the floor shouldn't be excruciating, and holding your grandchild shouldn't bring discomfort. Think I'm kidding? Take a look at what can accompany poor mobility.

  • Joint impingement, stiffness, and weakness
  • Inflammation, pain, and discomfort
  • Muscle soreness, tears, and strains
  • Increased risk of falls, fractures, and bone breaks
  • Restless sleep, night disturbances, and body aches

Chiropractic Care to the Rescue

Your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic can help you avoid these painful issues as you age, so come on in today and keep your body moving! Here's how chiropractic care can help.

  • Proper alignment of the spine reduces strain on the body's joints
  • Adjustments to the joints improve the way they function and move
  • Removal of joint restrictions and nerve interference can reduce or eliminate pain during daily activities
  • Adjustments to the spine can increase muscle function
  • Improvements to range of motion, balance, flexibility, and coordination improve your quality of life

Consistency is Key

It's important to incorporate some stretches and low-impact exercises, such as walking or swimming, into your everyday routine as well. These, along with routine chiropractic care, will help to improve both the movement and function of your body's joints for years to come.

But don't forget! The key to success is consistency, so be mindful of your exercise and start establishing routine visits to your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic. With more than 450 locations nationwide, extended hours, no appointment or referral necessary, and affordable wellness plans, it couldn't be any easier to take the steps needed in order to protect your future mobility. Finally! You can rest assured knowing that pain and discomfort will not come between you and your grandchild, and that your best life is literally right around the corner.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Peoria, Ariz.

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