Our aging population and the reality of spinal degeneration
Today’s population over-65 is around 40 million, but the number is projected to more than double by 2050. Time moves quickly, often too quickly for our spines. As we age, we are too preoccupied with the stress of daily life to be proactive about our spinal health. But we are here to tell you that the only way you can enjoy a comfortable old age is to take of your spine in the here and now. Spinal degeneration is one of the leading causes of lost work time in our population, as well as a key contributor to disability in our senior communities. Enjoying our golden years is contingent upon being independent and feeling well. Protecting your spine should therefore be a top priority, no matter what age you are.
Using chiropractic to stay golden
We help seniors in Houston stay young with gentle, natural modalities that minimize the risk for injury while boosting overall wellbeing and function. Here’s how chiropractic helps:
- Spinal adjustment: gentle adjustments mobilize spinal joints and boost local circulation, allowing you to move better while reducing pain.
- Gentle massage: massage penetrates into soft tissues, helping improve local circulation that facilitates healing. The relaxing nature of massage releases endorphins, helping you feel and sleep better.
- Therapeutic stretching and exercise: maintaining elasticity in the muscles is contingent upon regular conditioning. We can show you the right moves for your particular body and pain profile to keep you feeling young.
All of these treatments support your body and make it easier for you to do the things that keep you young: exercise and sleep.
Feeling young is a state of mind
The better your body feels, the easier it is to feel, and act, younger. At our Chiropractic in Houston, TX, we want to help seniors feel more comfortable and confident in an aging body. Our natural methods ensure that your body is balanced and ready to receive the benefits of daily exercise and nutrition. If you are interested in using chiropractic to enhance your golden years, give our office in Houston a call to schedule an appointment today.