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At Risk of Falling? McMurray Chiropractic Solutions Suggests Calcium plus Vitamin D

Falling hurts at any age. Falling for older San Jose folks can be much more damaging though. Broken hips, broken wrists, vertebral fractures may be end results. Independence may slip away while healing. San Jose fall prevention is vital, and McMurray Chiropractic Solutions recommends that all San Jose 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 function well for most San Jose chiropractic family members. Clearing the clutter, wearing shoes, getting rid of any tripping hazards, taping down rugs or removing 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. Dealing with any health issues like dizziness or joint pain or shortness of breath or balance is important as those may also instigate a fall, also.  52.6% of patients with mild cognitive impairment and 51.4% Alzheimer’s disease patients tend to fall. It is essential for these patients to take more time to sit and not hurry. (1) McMurray Chiropractic Solutions can help evaluate health risks like these and others to help our San Jose chiropractic patients remain vertical! Physical activity and exercise are fundamental to maintain your strength. As our San Jose chiropractic patients age, more gentle exercises are suggested like walking, water classes, tai chi, yoga, and/or Pilates. Together, McMurray Chiropractic Solutions and our San Jose chiropractic care patients discover something that works!

Vitamin D PLUS Calcium 

Like including some nutrition: A current fall prevention idea is to incorporate calcium and vitamin D together daily. A review of 26 articles involving over 16,500 patients revealed that combined vitamin D plus calcium supplementation significantly decreases the fall risk. Vitamin D2 or D3 alone did not have such an effect. It’s the combination that works! (2) McMurray Chiropractic Solutions finds this to be quite useful when discussing nutrition with our San Jose chiropractic patients, particularly with those who are more likely to be at higher risk for falls.

Schedule your San Jose chiropractic appointment with McMurray Chiropractic Solutions today. McMurray Chiropractic Solutions is here to evaluate your fall risk and create a fall prevention strategy specifically for you. Plus, if you fall and hurt yourself, McMurray Chiropractic Solutions offers the gentlest chiropractic care in the form of Cox Technic to help get you back to life!

 
 
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