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Chiropractic Care Can Help You Age Gracefully

By Paul Rothbart

Getting old means becoming, hopefully, wiser, definitely more experienced, and probably less physically capable. That's the part that's not so much fun. Joints can tighten, mobility may be reduced, and getting around just isn't what it used to be. Sometimes pain becomes a frequent companion. It can be hard to enjoy retirement and the golden years. You can't stop aging but you can help reduce its negative effects. A chiropractor can be a big help in that regard. 

Help With Pain

As we grow older, our bodies don't function at the same level as in our youth. Pain is often a daily occurrence. It can happen in the back or neck. The joints are very common places for pain. I know if I climb more than a few flights of stairs in a day my knees will ache. Arthritis is also common in the senior set and can be very painful, especially in the hands and fingers. Seeing a chiropractor won't make you any younger, but it can help ease the pain. Adjustments fix subluxations in the spine and joints. Treatments can also help loosen tight muscles and reduce inflammation. This can help relieve arthritis pain. When you ache, you could reach for pain meds, but they can create additional problems. Chiropractic care is completely natural.

Help With Mobility

When you reach senior citizenship, you're probably not heading down to the local playground and shooting hoops for four hours like you did back in the day. It is still healthy and rewarding to be active. Going for walks, gardening, and playing with the grandchildren are all examples of healthy activities that may be difficult for the aging body. Chiropractic adjustments can help keep you mobile by restoring joints to their full range of motion and keeping the spine healthy. When you feel better and everything is functioning well, it is easier and more fun to stay active.

Help With Other Parts of Health

Older adults tend to wake up early. There's nothing wrong with that but a good night's sleep is every bit as important for seniors as it is for anyone else. Many chiropractic patients find that they sleep better as a result of regular treatment. Another lesser-known benefit of chiropractic care is that some patients find stress easier to manage. In addition to the stress everyone feels, aging adults often have additional concerns about their health, finances, and the well-being of their families down the road. Seeing a chiropractor may help you to deal with the stress and that will certainly help you feel better. 

Getting old is a natural part of life but it does have its difficulties. Consider a visit to The Joint Chiropractic. No appointment is needed. You may find that seeing a chiropractor helps you feel good and enjoy life in your golden years.

To learn more about your health, wellness and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in San Diego, Calif.

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