Fractures are no fun. Fractures hurt. Fractures slow you down. Fractures are pricey in terms of time, money and suffering. How can osteoporotic fractures be prevented? Calcium and vitamin D supplementation for those with osteoporosis. Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic sees many Augusta osteoporotic patients and endorses preventive measures like nutritional taking supplements to preempt osteoporotic fractures and keep our Augusta chiropractic patients strong and fit.
SUPPLEMENTATION SAVES SUFFERING AND MONEY FOR FRACTURES
Your Augusta chiropractor knows well that supplementing with calcium and vitamin D supports the health of bones and helps them be strong. This feeding and strengthening ideally should start in the teen years, but supplementing at any age is beneficial. A new study of osteoporosis patients in the European Union and the United States reveals a couple amazing pieces of data:
(A) more than 500,000 fractures a year in the EU and 300,000 in the United States could be prevented if every adult with osteoporosis in the EU and US used calcium and vitamin D and
(B) €5.7 billion in the EU and $3.3 billion in the US could be saved. (1)
Those are some big numbers! Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic certainly encourages backing this effort to save money and, more importantly, suffering by supplementing with calcium and vitamin D3.
THE PROPER TYPE OF SUPPLEMENT IS KEY
Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic is quite confident that if you are going to make the effort to supplement with calcium and vitamin D, you want it to work. You want them to be absorbed as much as possible. That’s where the type of vitamin D you choose is important. Attaining and keeping adequate levels of vitamin D is also important for bone and general health. This is a problem for people everywhere. Why? Absorption. Absorption may be slowed in conditions like obesity in which nutrients get stuck in the adipose tissue, in diseases that are recognized for decreased intestinal absorption, and with some neurological diseases that require special drugs that prompt the person’s system to not synthesize the calcifediol well. The recommendation in this new research paper is to use oral calcifediol (vitamin D3) as it is three to five times more powerful and has a higher rate of intestinal absorption. (2) Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic recognizes the importance of good absorption.
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Chiropractors incorporate spinal manipulation, exercise, nutrition, and more into a treatment plan. Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Jeremy Heidt on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who presents his plan of care for a patient’s neck pain and migraine as it is exemplary of Augusta chiropractic care that incorporates nutrition, lifestyle pointers, exercise, and spinal manipulation using gentle Cox® Technic to manage spine-related pain.
Schedule a Augusta chiropractic appointment with Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic today. Why? It facilitates prevention of osteoporotic fractures and saves a lot of money! Just remember the answer to this question: “How might osteoporotic fractures be prevented?” Calcium and vitamin D supplementation.