The Centers for Disease Control is encouraging physicians to educate their elderly patients on how to prevent falls, which occur in 1 of every 3 adults over the age of 65 each year. In this episode, you'll find out:
--The surprising statistics, consequences, and costs resulting from falls each year.
--The most common types of injuries from falls.
--How Chiropractic adjustments can be beneficial in both preventing falls and in aiding recovery after a fall.
--The role Acupuncture can play in helping to reduce inflammation, reduce pain, and speed up healing by half the time (even scar prevention and healing of old scars).
--How BrainCore Neurofeedback Therapy helps "balance out the brainwaves", helps with dementia, and benefits balance to decrease the chance of falls.
--Why pharmaceuticals are a major CAUSE of vertigo, dizziness, and falls in the elderly. And how Dr. Prather helps his patients to reduce their prescriptions in favor of natural supplementation without the negative side effects from drugs.
--The Eustachian Tube chiropractic adjustment of the ear that helps patients find relief from vertigo.
--The Auricular Therapy treatment that balances out the autonomic nervous system through micro-current stimulation of the ear, and how it helps to restore a patient's kinesthetic sense (the body's ability to know where we are).
--How Tai Chi classes offered at Meridian Health and Wellness can help prevent falls and reverse aging.
--The checklist of things to look for in your home to help prevent falls.