Fall Prevention and Balance Managed with Plymouth Chiropractic Care

Fall Risk. It is a real risk for many Plymouth folks today, especially in the over 65-year old group. Falls trigger pain. Falls are expensive. Falls unsettle life. Back pain and neck pain affect the risk of falls and start discussions of fall prevention among back pain patients and their healthcare providers like yours at Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology. Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology cares for many Plymouth back pain and neck pain patients who are at risk of falling. Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology offers some tips to take the risk out of the fall risk and help]16] Plymouth chiropractic patients grow stronger and stay balanced!


Chronic low back pain sufferers have more concern when doing “sit to stand” and “stand to sit” processes. These are just what they sound like! Healthy people can change from sitting to standing and standing to sitting at a reasonable speed. 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 in some way concealed. (2) Pain affects balance and increases fall risk. Neck pain is significantly related to postural balance. Intense low back pain is affiliated with a significantly higher concern of falling. (3) Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology helps with both pain and balance in Plymouth chiropractic patients.


Certainly, the top two reasons over-age-65-years patients get care from a chiropractor like your Plymouth chiropractor are back pain and neck pain. Other reasons are balance, groin pain, hip pain, and headaches. (4) Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology knows the risks associated with falls and understands the impact of pain and balance on fall risk. Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology notices Plymouth chiropractic patients’ ways of moving whenever they are in the office and sees any red flags for fall risk. Plymouth chiropractic patients with Plymouth back pain who find themselves with balance issues and fall risks are not alone! Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology offers a few easy exercises to increase balance and proprioception which then help prevent falls.  A recent study reports that stabilizing training decreased pain and disability. Balance training improved balance. (5) Even a little improvement in balance and stability is an important help.  

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tony Barton on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about effective chiropractic treatment using Cox® Technic spinal manipulation of a patient with chronic back pain which, as written here, influences fall risk.

Schedule a Plymouth chiropractic appointment today. To prevent falls and increase your confidence in moving, Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology is ready to check your present balance status and suggest some ways to reduce your fall risk, regardless how old you are!

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