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Remaining Active to Defeat Sarcopenia

sarcopenia chiropractic

Sarcopenia is age-related muscle loss

It is going to happen to all of us; at some point in our 30s we begin to slowly, but steadily lose muscle mass. As we approach seniority between the ages of 65-75, this muscle loss accelerates. Losing muscle mass is a leading contributor to frailty and loss of independence in old age. It makes us weaker and less able; it also increases our vulnerability to injury from even simple motions. From a chiropractor's perspective, sarcopenia is doubly alarming because of its effect on the spine. 

 

Sarcopenia and your spine 

Our spine is also degrading with age, and the number one ally it has is the core stabilizing muscles. We simply can't afford to lose muscle function or power in the region surrounding our spine without serious consequences. The number one way to counteract sarcopenia is through muscle building exercise. But how can you d

So how do we prevent sarcopenia from taking a toll on our life?

At Bay Area Spine Care Office, our number one goal is to keep you upright, mobile and independent going forward in life. The best way to do this is to keep yourself active. In order to keep you active, we need to keep you mobile. Chiropractic is a vital modality for maintaining range of motion and circulation in the spine. If you can manage