Fall Prevention and Balance Managed with Pensacola Chiropractic Care

Fall Risk. It’s a real risk for many Pensacola folks today, especially in the over 65-year old group. Falls trigger pain. Falls are costly. Falls unsettle life. Back pain and neck pain influence the risk of falls and begin conversations of fall prevention among back pain patients and their healthcare providers like yours at Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center cares for many Pensacola back pain and neck pain patients who are at risk of falling. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center offers some advice to limit the risk of the fall risk and help]16] Pensacola chiropractic patients grow stronger and stay upright!


Chronic low back pain sufferers experience more trouble performing “sit to stand” and “stand to sit” processes. These are just what they sound like! Healthy people can move 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 when their eyes are closed or their vision is somehow obscured. (2) Pain influences balance and increases fall risk. Neck pain is significantly related to postural balance. Intense low back pain is related to a significantly higher concern of falling. (3) Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center helps with both pain and balance in Pensacola chiropractic patients.


Certainly, the number 1 and 2 reasons over-age-65-years patients seek care from a chiropractor like your Pensacola chiropractor are back pain and neck pain. Other reasons are balance, groin pain, hip pain, and headaches. (4) Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center has great knowledge of the risks associated with falls and fully comprehends the impact of pain and balance on fall risk. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center recognizes Pensacola chiropractic patients’ movements whenever they are in the office and takes note of any concerns of fall risk. Pensacola chiropractic patients with Pensacola back pain who discover that they are a bit unbalanced and at risk of falls are not alone! Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center has a few simple exercises to increase balance and proprioception which in turn help prevent falls.  A recent study shares that stabilizing training decreased pain and disability. Balance training increased balance. (5) Just a little improvement in balance and stability is a big help.  

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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, plays a role in fall risk.

Schedule a Pensacola chiropractic appointment today. To prevent falls and increase your self-assurance in moving, Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center is prepared to check your current balance status and recommend some ways to reduce your fall risk, regardless how old you are!

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