Chiropractic View of the Spine
Conditions We Treat
Acute Low Back Pain
Neck & Upper Back Pain
Personal Injury / Whiplash
Plantar Fasciitis, foot pain
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)
Babies & Children
You donít need to be sick or in pain to benefit from regular chiropractic adjustments. Routine spinal adjustments can play a vital role in preventative health care.
Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that leads to an increased risk of
fracture. With osteoporosis the bone mineral density is reduced, bone
microarchitecture deteriorates, and the amount and variety of proteins in bone
is altered. The disease may be classified as primary type 1, primary type 2, or
The form of osteoporosis most common in women after menopause is referred to as
primary type 1 or postmenopausal osteoporosis. Primary type 2 osteoporosis or
senile osteoporosis occurs after age 75 and is seen in both females and males at
a ratio of 2:1. Finally, secondary osteoporosis may arise at any age and affect
men and women equally. This form of osteoporosis results from chronic
predisposing medical problems or disease, or prolonged use of medications such
Osteoporosis risks can be reduced with lifestyle changes and sometimes
medication or nutrition; in people with osteoporosis, treatment may involve
both. Lifestyle change includes diet and exercise, and preventing falls.
Nutrition includes calcium, vitamin D, bisphosphonates and several others.
Gentle chiropractic adjustments will keep bones aligned properly.
Proper alignment keeps unnecessary and uneven stress off of weakened bones due
to osteoporosis, preventing compression fractures and spinal deformity.