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Ashburn Handgrip Strength Tells A Lot about a Woman!

Ashburn ladies, this article is for you (and those who love you!). Men and women have unlike issues to contend with when it involves their bodies. Naturally! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn knows these differences when it comes to treating the spines and their various injured states of our Ashburn chiropractic male and female patients. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn grasps 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 Ashburn back pain.


Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is amazed at the connections researchers create! Researchers have documented how grip strength is an indicator of an assortment 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 suggests anemia. (1) Another issue is that women with low hand-grip strength faced poor quality of life insofar as 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 decreases(3) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn finds these tests interesting for Ashburn chiropractic patients and is very interested in what hand-grip strength reveals about Ashburn back pain!


Another connection is made 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 classified as low grip strength of the woman’s dominant hand. A highly physical woman was defined as one who did 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) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn does many tests as part of the Ashburn chiropractic examination; now you know why! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn 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 better quality of life so she could return to walking in the park. What a delight!

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