As we get older, our bodies become more fragile. Dr. Whitfield uses gentle practices while still giving an effective adjustment. He is experienced in adjusting people with arthritis, fibromyalgia, scoliosis, sciatica, and chronic pain in all areas of the body.
A study in “Topics In Clinical Chiropractic” reported that geriatric patients were “less likely to have been hospitalized, less likely to have used a nursing home, more likely to report a better health status, more likely to exercise vigorously, and more likely to be mobile in the community.”
Coulter ID. Chiropractic patients in a comprehensive home-based geriatric assessment, follow-up and health promotion program. Topics in Clinical Chiropractic 1996; 3(2): 46-55. [/col]
A copy of this cited study can be found here: http://www.rand.org/pubs/reprints/RP593.html