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Staying Healthy as you Age

Aging is just one thing we can't control. It happens to all of us. Of course, we're never sure exactly when it happens until one day we realize we can't do something that used to be easy! And, unfortunately, you don't have to be very old to have had that experience.

One thing we can control, though, is staying healthy as we age. We may not be able to slow down or stop time, but we can be intentional about what we put into our bodies and how we treat them.

Eat Healthy

Okay, so we know this one is obvious. If we eat poorly, our bodies aren't going to be healthy for as long as we'd like. Sure, we all splurge on something we love that isn't the healthiest for us. And that's okay in moderation! Fruits, veggies, healthy fats, and proteins are all great things to feed our bodies. Check out Next to Nature for some great health products!


This is another one we're sure you're aware of. Getting our bodies moving and blood pumping is a great way to stay healthy and keep our bodies strong! Exercise may get harder as we age, but it's still important to get out and do something - even a short walk around the block is better than choosing to sit on the couch! So, if you're reading this right now and you haven't moved much today, what are you waiting for? ;)

Regular Chiropractic Adjustments

This one is a big one because there are so many benefits of visiting the chiropractor as you age! First, getting adjusted regularly can help you stay active. Adjustments will keep your spine and entire body aligned. That means you'll be able to do more of what you love for longer!

Chronic neck pain can be a problem in people of all ages, but it seems to get worse as we get older. Dr. Davis can adjust your neck regularly and, again, make sure it's properly aligned. Not to mention, a healthy neck and spine usually means less headaches too!

If you experience high blood pressure, a visit to see Dr. Davis might be just what you need. Chiropractic care can reduce high blood pressure. And might allow you to take less medication!

Finally, (and there are definitely more reasons) chiropractic care will keep your spine healthy. Which really, is great for any age! When your body is aligned, all of your systems are communicating properly. Your respiration, cardiovascular, immune, and digestive systems will all work better when your spine is aligned the right way.

And one of the best parts about chiropractor visits? They're easy! Sure, you have to put some time into in. But isn't a short visit, once a month worth it when it comes to your health? Absolutely!

To make an appointment online, click here or give us a call at 712-560-8913! We'd love to see you, no matter what your age is!

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