2014 Jun 1

Older Adults Reduce Functional Limitations with Strength Training

By |2014-06-01T21:25:47-04:00June 1st, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For many older adults, the loss of independence is often considered a fate worse than death.  A 2007 survey of older US adults demonstrated that more seniors feared losing independence (26%) than feared dying (3%).  Unfortunately, functional limitations increase predictably with age due to loss of muscle mass and strength. A new study finds that only 16.1% of older adults [...]

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, [...]