2014 Nov 13

Chiropractic Is Protective Against Functional Decline

By |2014-11-13T23:00:20-04:00November 13th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

A recent study from the University of Iowa compared chiropractic care to medical care on 1-year changes in self-reported function, health, and satisfaction measures in a representative sample of Medicare recipients.  The authors found that chiropractic is significantly protective against 1-year decline in activities of daily living, lifting, stooping, walking, self-rated health, and worsening health after 1 year.  Chiropractic [...]

2014 Mar 26

Chiropractic Care Protects Against Declines in Functional Ability

By |2014-03-26T12:36:15-04:00March 26th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The therapeutic and restorative benefit of chiropractic on functional abilities has been well established in clinical efficacy studies.  Functional health changes are measured by a number of factors some of which include the number of limitations in activities of daily living (ADLs), instrumental ADLs (IADLs), and changes in well-being.  Slowing the rate of functional decline, [...]