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At Risk of Falling? Manahawkin Chiropractic Center Suggests Calcium plus Vitamin D

Falling hurts no matter how old you are. Falling for older Manahawkin folks can be much more damaging though. Broken hips, broken wrists, vertebral fractures may be end results. Independence may be thwarted while healing. Manahawkin fall prevention is vital, and Manahawkin Chiropractic Center recommends that all Manahawkin chiropractic patients and their families be attentive to fall prevention strategies as well as a new nutritional approach to preventing falls.

Fall Prevention Ideas 

Classic fall prevention plans succeed for most Manahawkin chiropractic family members. Cleaning up clutter, wearing shoes, getting rid of any tripping hazards, securing rugs or getting rid of them, mounting grab bars in the bathroom, and even living in a home that is all on one level with no steps are all ways to reduce fall risk. Taking care of any health issues like dizziness or joint pain or shortness of breath or balance is important as those may also trigger a fall, too.  52.6% of patients with mild cognitive impairment and 51.4% Alzheimer’s disease patients tend to fall. It’s important for these patients to carefully sit and not hurry. (1) Manahawkin Chiropractic Center can help assess health risks like these and others to ensure our Manahawkin chiropractic patients remain on their feet! Physical activity and exercise are fundamental to maintain your strength. As our Manahawkin chiropractic patients age, more gentle exercises are suggested like walking, water classes, tai chi, yoga, and/or Pilates. Together, Manahawkin Chiropractic Center and our Manahawkin chiropractic care patients find something that works!

Vitamin D PLUS Calcium 

Like including some nutrition: A new fall prevention notion is to include calcium and vitamin D together daily. A review of 26 articles encompassing over 16,500 patients found that combined vitamin D plus calcium supplementation significantly decreases the fall risk. Vitamin D2 or D3 alone didn’t have such a result. It is the combination that does it! (2) Manahawkin Chiropractic Center finds this to be quite useful when discussing nutrition with our Manahawkin chiropractic patients, particularly with those who are more likely to be at higher risk for falls.

Schedule your Manahawkin chiropractic appointment with Manahawkin Chiropractic Center now. Manahawkin Chiropractic Center is ready to evaluate your risk of falling and set up a fall prevention strategy just for you. Plus, if you fall and hurt yourself, Manahawkin Chiropractic Center offers the gentlest chiropractic care in the form of Cox Technic to help get you back to life!

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