The following study is following changes in a 72 year old male who presented for chiropractic care suffering from multiple health complaints.
A 72 year old New Zealand male visited a chiropractic practice in Auckland, New Zealand suffering from severe postural alterations, mild depression, low back pain, balance disturbances, perpetual tiredness and mild depression. He wanted help naturally without the use of drugs or surgery.
Interventions and Outcomes: Over a nine week period, a specific and conservative chiropractic care plan was provided to the patient. The care plan included adjustments and the frequency of care was altered throughout this period based on both subjective and objective measures. A complete health history and physical examination was performed before care was administered. Posture and surface electromyography (sEMG) scans were performed and were then monitored regularly over the nine week period. Patient testimony of health progress were also monitored during each adjustment visit. Significant improvements were noted in postural and sEMG findings as well as in subjective measures of health over the 9 week period.
While under chiropractic care, improvements in both self-reported and doctor’s analysis were noted in a patient with severe postural alterations, low back pain, balance disturbances, perpetual tiredness and a mildly depressive state of mind. These improvements include overall physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the patient.
Who says a 72 year old can’t be fully healthy?
References: Bredin, M, Putt, K. L.. (2015). Improvements in posture, mood, and balance in an older patient receiving chiropractic care: A case report.
Ann Vert Sublux Res – May 21, 2014: 125-9