Fractures are disruptive. Fractures are
painful. Fractures keep you from doing what you want to do.
Fractures are pricey in not
only in terms of money but also time and suffering. How can osteoporotic fractures
be averted? Calcium and vitamin D supplementation for those with osteoporosis. Satterwhite Chiropractic sees many Oxford
osteoporotic patients and endorses preventive measures like
nutritional supplementation to preempt
osteoporotic fractures and keep our Oxford chiropractic patients
strong and in good shape.
SUPPLEMENTATION SAVES SUFFERING AND MONEY FOR FRACTURES
Your Oxford chiropractor realizes that supplementing with calcium and vitamin D supports the
health of bones and helps them be strong. This feeding and
strengthening ideally should begin in the teen
years, but supplementing at any age is beneficial. A recent
study of osteoporosis patients in the European Union and the United States lists
a couple amazing pieces of data:
(A) greater than 500,000 fractures a year in the European
Union and 300,000 in the United States could be prevented
if every osteoporotic adult in the EU and US took
calcium and vitamin D and
(B) lots of money could be saved: €5.7 billion in the EU and $3.3 billion in
the US. (1)
Those are some enormous numbers!
Satterwhite Chiropractic surely urges support
of this effort to save money and, more significantly,
suffering by supplementing with calcium and vitamin D3.
THE PROPER TYPE OF SUPPLEMENT IS KEY
Satterwhite Chiropractic is very confident
that if you are going to make the effort to supplement
with calcium and vitamin D, you want it to work. You
want the nutrients to be absorbed as much as possible. That is
where the type of vitamin D you take is important. Attaining
and maintaining adequate levels of vitamin D is also
key for bone and general health. This is an issue
for people everywhere. Why? Absorption. Absorption may
be slowed in conditions like obesity in which nutrients
get trapped in the adipose tissue, in diseases that are recognized
for reduced intestinal absorption, and with some neurological
diseases that require special drugs that prompt the
person’s system to not synthesize the calcifediol successfully.
The recommendation in this recent 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) Satterwhite Chiropractic sees this as important.
CONTACT Satterwhite Chiropractic
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 an example of Oxford chiropractic
care that includes nutrition, lifestyle tips,
exercise, and spinal manipulation using gentle Cox® Technic to manage
Schedule a Oxford chiropractic appointment with
Satterwhite Chiropractic today. Why? It facilitates prevention of
osteoporotic fractures and saves quite a bit of money! Just remember
the response to this question: “How might osteoporotic fractures
be avoided?” Calcium and vitamin D supplementation.