Falling hurts no matter how old you are.
Falling for older Tarrytown folks may
be much worse. Broken hips, broken wrists, vertebral fractures may result. Independence may be thwarted while healing.
Tarrytown fall prevention is so important, and
Tarrytown Chiropractic encourages all Tarrytown
chiropractic patients and their families be aware of fall
prevention strategies in addition to an innovative
nutritional approach to preventing falls.
Fall Prevention Ideas
Classic fall prevention plans succeed
for most Tarrytown chiropractic family members. Clearing
the clutter, wearing shoes, getting rid of any
tripping hazards, securing rugs or removing
them, installing 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. Dealing
with any health issues like dizziness or joint pain or shortness of breath
or balance is crucial 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 valuable for these
patients to take more time to sit and not hurry. (1)
Tarrytown Chiropractic can help assess health risks like these and others
to ensure our Tarrytown chiropractic patients remain
vertical! Physical activity and exercise are fundamental
to maintain your strength. As our Tarrytown chiropractic
patients age, more gentle exercises are advised
like walking, water classes, tai chi, yoga, and/or Pilates. Together,
Tarrytown Chiropractic and our Tarrytown chiropractic care patients uncover
something that works!
Vitamin D PLUS Calcium
Like adding some nutrition: A current
fall prevention idea is to incorporate
calcium and vitamin D together into the daily supplementation routine.
A review of 26 articles involving over 16,500
patients found that combined vitamin D plus calcium
supplementation significantly reduces the fall risk. Vitamin D2
or D3 alone didn’t have such an effect. It’s the combination that works! (2) Tarrytown Chiropractic sees
this to be very helpful when talking with our
Tarrytown patients about their nutrition, especially
with those who are more likely to be at higher risk for falls.
Schedule your Tarrytown chiropractic appointment
with Tarrytown Chiropractic today. Tarrytown Chiropractic is ready to check
your risk of falling and create a fall
prevention strategy just for you. Plus, if you fall and hurt yourself, Tarrytown Chiropractic offers the gentlest chiropractic care in the form of Cox Technic to help get you back to life!