Senior Care

Senior Care: Awesome Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Seniors

Many seniors are unaware of the outstanding benefits that are possible through regular chiropractic care. Van Ness Chiropractic has compiled a list of 5 benefits that chiropractic care provides for seniors.

Pain Relief

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Seniors - seniors smiling togetherChiropractic care is one of the most effective and safest forms of healthcare to treat pain due to spinal related conditions. Chiropractic is so effective because most causes of spinal disorders are related to subluxations (misalignments of the vertebrae) of the spine and strain on the surrounding soft tissue structures. We are specifically trained to identify and treat subluxations and their subsequent effect on the central nervous system. Anti-inflammatory medication and pain relievers merely mask the symptoms and have many undesirable side effects.

Increased Range of Motion

Chiropractic care has been shown repeatedly to increase not only the range of motion of the spine, but also in the extremities. Increasing your range of motion will make it possible to bend down to pick up the grandkids, garden without pain, or get an extra 40 yards of distance out of your driver on the golf course. In many cases, this increase in range of motion immediately follows chiropractic adjustments.

Improved Balance and Coordination

Injuries due to poor balance and coordination are extremely common. According to the CDC, falls are responsible for 90% of the 850,000 fractures that occur annually in adults over 65.

Studies have shown that chiropractic care stimulates joint receptors in the cervical spine. This stimulation is thought to restore or normalize function which leads to improvements in balance and coordination.

Decreased Joint Degeneration

A subluxated (misaligned) spine is much like a misaligned wheel on an automobile. This misalignment will cause the spine (and the wheel) to wear out prematurely. Since all moving parts will eventually wear down over time, it is very important to get your spine aligned regularly. Chiropractic care decreases spinal degeneration and other arthritic changes by normalizing the spinal alignment and reducing spinal stress.

Increased Health and Well-Being

Yes, chiropractic care provides far more than just pain relief. Feeling good, staying healthy, and doing the things that make you happy are what keeps us looking forward to each new day. Regular chiropractic care increases your quality of life, health, and well-being. Chiropractic care also has an outstanding record of safety and effectiveness.

Van Ness Chiropractic is a participating provider with Medicare. Request an appointment today to discuss how our integrated care can help you.

 

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Monday
7:30AM - 5:45PM

Tuesday
9:00AM - 6:00PM

Wednesday
7:30AM - 5:45PM

Thursday
7:45AM - 10:30AM

Friday
7:30AM - 12:00PM

Saturday
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* For emergency or after hour appointments, call or text Dr. Van Ness at 224-622-5836

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Christopher MaxsonChristopher Maxson
21:06 11 Jul 22
LOVE THIS PLACE! Dr Van Ness is awesome. Really knows his stuff. Friendly and comfortable environment. Has been really helpful keeping my body healthy with working 2 physical jobs. Thank you Dr Van Ness. Also when it comes to acupunture, I would recommend Dr Rani. Thank you for your kindness. From the first day I felt very comfortable here so I appreciate you. And to the amazing and friendly staff Thank you for all that you guys do.. for all you do y
Erin LocherErin Locher
16:56 01 Jul 22
I can't say enough about Dr. Jason Van Ness and the team at Van Ness Chiropractic! When people ask if I know a good Chiropractor in town, without hesitation, I recommend Van Ness Chiropractic. Not only for "fixing" what's broken, but for wellness maintenance, too. I see people in the office ranging from babies to elderly, athletes of all kinds, people who travel far and wide and make time, when in town, to visit Dr. Van Ness. Van Ness Chiropractic offers a vainly of services and is not limited to Chiropractic care. Besides my regular Chiropractic visits, I have taken advantage of Acupuncture and Massage Therapy. My quality of life is enriched by regular visits to Dr. Jason Van Ness and his team!Stop by and meet the team...you'll be thankful you did.
Rick LewanRick Lewan
12:47 30 Jun 22
Dr.Van Ness has built himself a great place for health. I’ve been seeing him since he did a residency with Dr.Cox, late 1990s. As a legacy patient he has always kept me straight. He even came in on a weekend to assist my wife with an issue. His place isn’t just straightening crooked people. He treats young athletes to the “ole guys” equally. His center of health has a variety of therapists to get you the proper care you want.
Laurie WenzelLaurie Wenzel
20:04 16 Jun 22
I have been nothing but happy and feeling great after 6 1/2 years of seeing Jason and Jeff! Thank you for being so positive and always available!Your office and staff are wonderful and so welcoming! Keep up the awesomeness and congratulations on the big 25!
Angeline GuseAngeline Guse
13:54 01 Jun 21
I didn’t even know I had mild back problems until I came here. Very thorough and very friendly staff! I love the fact that it’s also a clean and safe place as they wipe surfaces often. Definitely recommend!
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