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Seniors don’t have to learn how to live with pain! Chiropractic care for the elderly can help, as it is, one of the most effective and safest forms of health care to treat pain related conditions.  The elder we live, the more issues we have with our muscles and joints. Dr. Jimenez discusses the aging process and how it affects those in their prime of life. Dr. Jimenez  offers a range of treatment options. From deep tissue massage,  manual therapy and spinal manipulation.  Seniors experiencing problems and or pain can benefit from chiropractic treatment. Chiropractic treatment has been shown to have multiple benefits for the elderly. Increased mobility, decreased risk of falls and other injuries. And routine chiropractic treatment can not only help improve overall health and well-being, but gives them more sense of independence in their lives. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at (915) 850-0900.


This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best

This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best

Older, obese adults need to shed weight, but dieting can worsen their frailty. A new study addresses this conundrum, suggesting seniors take up both aerobic and resistance exercise while slimming down.

Engaging in aerobic and resistance exercise while losing weight enabled study participants to maintain more muscle mass and bone density compared to folks who did just one type of exercise or none at all, the researchers found.

Elderly and Obese, Here is What to Do

“The best way to improve functional status and reverse frailty in older adults with obesity is by means of diet and regular exercise using a combination of resistance and aerobic exercise training,” said study leader Dr. Dennis Villareal. He’s a professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

More than one-third of people age 65 and older in the United States are obese, according to the study authors. Obesity worsens the typical age-related decline in physical functioning and causes fr