Vancouver ladies, this one is
for you (and those who care about you!). Men and women have unlike
issues to contend with when it involves their bodies. Of
course! Vancouver Disc Centers is very familiar with these
differences when it comes to treating the spines and their various
injured states of our Vancouver chiropractic male and
female patients. Vancouver Disc Centers appreciates the
differences but focuses on an interesting discovery about women’s hand-grip strength - not just her grip on a purse either! - and health
issues like Vancouver back pain.
GRIP STRENGTH AND HEALTH
Vancouver Disc Centers marvels at the connections
researchers make! Researchers have described
how grip strength is a sign of a variety
of health issues. One is anemia. Anemia bothers 13.9% of elderly
people. Hand-grip strength and anemia in women is inversely related.
Low hand-grip strength indicates anemia. (1) Another matter
is that women with low hand-grip strength experienced poor
quality of life insofar as mobility, usual
activities and pain/discomfort dimensions. (2) A third hand-grip strength link
to health is its capacity to monitor cognitive decline in adults
over 60 years old. Hand-grip strength decreases; cognition decreases. (3) Vancouver Disc Centers notices these
tests interesting for Vancouver chiropractic
patients and is really interested in what
hand-grip strength says about Vancouver back pain!
GRIP STRENGTH AND BACK PAIN
Another connection is formulated among
back pain, hand-grip strength and a woman’s physical activity level in an
over-50-year-old woman. Researchers tested the hand-grip strength
of women. Each hand was tested with a dynamometer tool. Low hand-grip strength
was classified as low grip strength of the woman’s dominant hand.
A highly physical woman was described as one who performed
muscle-strengthening exercise at least 3 days a week. Women who tested
with low hand-grip strength and a low physical active level were more likely
to have low back pain. (4) Vancouver Disc Centers does many tests as
part of the Vancouver chiropractic examination; now you know
why! Vancouver Disc Centers doesn’t want to miss anything!
CONTACT Vancouver Disc Centers
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Wanda Lopez on The
Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about a woman with back pain
she assisted with back pain relief and improved
quality of life so she could once again walk in the
park. What a delight!
Schedule your Vancouver chiropractic
(or schedule one for the beloved lady in your life!) today to get some Vancouver
chiropractic tips in maintaining
and even improving your hand-grip strength with exercise and Vancouver
chiropractic care. Your quality of life may well improve!
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