Fall Prevention and Balance Managed with Buffalo, NY Chiropractic Care

Fall Risk. It is a genuine risk for many Buffalo, NY folks today, especially in folks who are over 65. Falls cause pain. Falls are costly. Falls disrupt life. Back pain and neck pain influence the risk of falls and begin discussions of fall prevention among back pain patients and their healthcare providers like yours at Disc Centers Of America. Disc Centers Of America treats many Buffalo, NY back pain and neck pain patients who are at risk of falling. Disc Centers Of America has some advice to limit the risk of the fall risk and help]16] Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients grow stronger and stay upright!


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 go from sitting to standing and standing to sitting at a realistic rate. Chronic back pain sufferers are slower, likely due to the slower muscle activation needed to do these movements. (1) Chronic low back pain patients with lumbar spine instability are found to have more postural sway with their eyes closed or their vision is somehow 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) Disc Centers Of America helps with both pain and balance in Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients.


Certainly, the number 1 and 2 reasons over-age-65-years patients get care from a chiropractor like your Buffalo, NY chiropractor are back pain and neck pain. Other reasons are balance, groin pain, hip pain, and headaches. (4) Disc Centers Of America has great knowledge of the risks associated with falls and understands the impact of pain and balance on fall risk. Disc Centers Of America recognizes Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients’ ways of moving whenever they are in the office and notes any red flags for fall risk. Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients with Buffalo, NY back pain who find themselves with balance issues and fall risks are not alone! Disc Centers Of America offers a few easy exercises to increase balance and proprioception which then help prevent falls.  A recent study shares that stabilizing training reduced pain and disability. Balance training increased balance. (5) Even 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 effective chiropractic care using Cox® Technic spinal manipulation of a patient with chronic back pain which, as written here, influences fall risk.

Schedule a Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment today. To prevent falls and increase your confidence in moving, Disc Centers Of America is prepared to check your current balance status and suggest some ways to reduce your fall risk, no matter your age!

Buffalo, NY chiropractic care of balance for fall prevention involves stabilizing and proprioceptive exercise.  
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