Pensacola Handgrip Strength Tells A Lot about a Woman!

Pensacola ladies, this one is for you (and those who care about you!). Men and women have unlike issues to contend with when it comes to their bodies. Naturally! Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center recognizes these differences when it has to do with treating the spines and their various injured states of our Pensacola chiropractic male and female patients. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center is aware of the differences but focuses on a fascinating discovery about women’s hand-grip strength - not just her grip on a purse either! - and health issues like Pensacola back pain.

GRIP STRENGTH AND HEALTH

Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center marvels at the connections researchers create! Researchers have verified how grip strength is an indicator of a variety of health issues. One is anemia. Anemia affects 13.9% of elderly people. Hand-grip strength and anemia in women is inversely related. Low hand-grip strength suggests anemia. (1) Another issue is that women with low hand-grip strength experienced poor quality of life as it concerns mobility, usual activities and pain/discomfort aspects(2) A third hand-grip strength link to health is its ability to monitor cognitive decline in adults over 60 years old. Hand-grip strength decreases; cognition declines(3) Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center notices these tests interesting for Pensacola chiropractic patients and is really interested in what hand-grip strength says about Pensacola back pain!

GRIP STRENGTH AND BACK PAIN

Another connection is crafted among back pain, hand-grip strength and a woman’s physical activity level in an over-50-year-old woman. Researchers checked the hand-grip strength of women. Each hand was tested with a dynamometer tool. Low hand-grip strength was defined as low grip strength of the woman’s dominant hand. A highly physical woman was described as one who performed muscle-strengthening exercise at least 3 days a week. Women who tested with low hand-grip strength and a low physical active level were more likely to have low back pain. (4) Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center does many tests as part of the Pensacola chiropractic examination; now you know why! Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center doesn’t want to miss anything!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Wanda Lopez on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about a woman with back pain she assisted with back pain relief and better quality of life so she could once again walk in the park. What a delight!

Schedule your Pensacola chiropractic appointment (or schedule one for the favorite lady in your life!) today to get some Pensacola chiropractic tips in how to maintain and even improve your hand-grip strength with exercise and Pensacola chiropractic care. Your quality of life may well increase! 
 
Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center measures the Pensacola handgrip strength of female patients as a marker of back pain and much more! 
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