Baton Rouge Handgrip Strength Tells A Lot about a Woman!

Baton Rouge ladies, this article’s for you (and those who love you!). Men and women have unlike issues to contend with when it involves their bodies. Of course! Spine & Sports Rehab Center is very familiar with these differences when it comes to treating the spines and their various injured states of our Baton Rouge chiropractic male and female patients. Spine & Sports Rehab Center realizes the differences but highlights in this article a fascinating finding about women’s hand-grip strength - not just her grip on a purse either! - and health issues like Baton Rouge back pain.

GRIP STRENGTH AND HEALTH

Spine & Sports Rehab Center is amazed at the connections researchers make! Researchers have described how grip strength is an indicator 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 issue is that women with low hand-grip strength faced poor quality of life as far as mobility, usual activities and pain/discomfort dimensions(2) A third hand-grip strength link to health is its capacity to monitor cognitive decline in adults over 60 years old. Hand-grip strength declines; cognition decreases(3) Spine & Sports Rehab Center notices these tests interesting for Baton Rouge chiropractic patients and is really drawn to what hand-grip strength says about Baton Rouge 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 checked 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 defined 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 probable to have low back pain. (4) Spine & Sports Rehab Center does many tests as part of the Baton Rouge chiropractic examination; now you know why! Spine & Sports Rehab Center doesn’t want to miss a thing!

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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 delight!

Schedule your Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment (or schedule one for the beloved lady in your life!) today to get some Baton Rouge chiropractic tips in maintaining and even improving your hand-grip strength with exercise and Baton Rouge chiropractic care. Your quality of life may well improve! 
 
Spine & Sports Rehab Center measures the Baton Rouge  handgrip strength of female patients as a marker of back pain and much more! 
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