Manchester Handgrip Strength Tells A Lot about a Woman!

Manchester ladies, this one is for you (and those who care about you!). Men and women have unlike issues to contend with when it comes to their bodies. Naturally! Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries is very familiar with these differences when it comes to treating the spines and their various injured states of our Manchester chiropractic male and female patients. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries realizes the differences but focuses on an interesting finding about women’s hand-grip strength - not just her grip on a purse either! - and health issues like Manchester back pain.

GRIP STRENGTH AND HEALTH

Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries is amazed at the connections researchers make! Researchers have verified how grip strength is a sign of a variety of health issues. One is anemia. Anemia affects 13.9% of elderly people. Hand-grip strength and anemia in women is inversely related. Low hand-grip strength indicates anemia. (1) Another matter is that women with low hand-grip strength experienced poor quality of life as it concerns mobility, usual activities and pain/discomfort dimensions(2) A third hand-grip strength connection to health is its ability to monitor cognitive decline in adults over 60 years old. Hand-grip strength declines; cognition declines(3) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries notices these tests interesting for Manchester chiropractic patients and is really interested in what hand-grip strength says about Manchester back pain!

GRIP STRENGTH AND BACK PAIN

Another connection is crafted among back pain, hand-grip strength and a woman’s physical activity level in an over-50-year-old woman. Researchers tested the hand-grip strength of women. Each hand was tested with a dynamometer tool. Low hand-grip strength was defined as low grip strength of the woman’s dominant hand. A highly physical woman was described as one who performed muscle-strengthening exercise at least 3 days a week. Women who tested with low hand-grip strength and a low physical active level were more likely to experience low back pain. (4) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries does many tests during the Manchester chiropractic examination; now you know why! Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries doesn’t want to miss anything!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Wanda Lopez on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about a woman with back pain she helped with back pain relief and improved quality of life so she could return to walking in the park. What a joy!

Schedule your Manchester chiropractic appointment (or schedule one for the favorite lady in your life!) now to get some Manchester chiropractic tips in how to maintain and even improve your hand-grip strength with exercise and Manchester chiropractic care. Your quality of life may well improve! 
 
Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries measures the Manchester handgrip strength of female patients as a marker of back pain and much more! 
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