Why is osteopathic care so important as we age? The changes of old age are inevitable, however we can delay them.

Osteopathic care is extremely important for the maturing and elderly adult because of the dramatic changes that occur in the body frame with increasing age. As we age; joints, ligaments, muscles and other tissues become less able to withstand normal stresses. As a result pain from degenerative changes and tissue injury becomes more common and recovery time increases.

Osteopathic management take into consideration the nature of the aging spine and the many abnormalities present to provide a strategically effective, safe and non-invasive treatment plan. Through the use of subtle osteopathic techniques and incorporating appropraite excercise, postural and lifestyle advice; pain is reduced, muscular tension is decreased, and mobility is improved.