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Chiropractic: A Drug and Surgery free alternative for Geriatrics (Over 60 Baby Boomers)

Drug and Surgery free Chiropractic options for Geriatrics (over 60 Baby Boomers)

The over 60 year old, geriatric, and baby boomer population is looking for ways to avoid medication and surgery; chiropractic has been shown to be a safe choice. The average 65 year old is on 6-8 medications per day. The third leading cause of death in this age group is from the various side effects of “properly” prescribed drugs and surgery. What this means is, the doctor gave the right drug for the right condition, the only problem was that the patient died. Dr. Fred Schofield, at Atlas Chiropractic in Northwest Phoenix, has safely cared for thousands of patients over 60 years old for more than 25 years. Dr. Fred uses soft and gentle techniques to not only ease pain, but also free up nerve flow and allow the body to heal itself. If your hair and finger nails are still growing, your body still has the potential to regenerate and heal. This regeneration process happens because of the nervous system, and Dr. Fred Schofield’s adjustments enhance nervous system function.

Side effects from drugs in geriatric patients (baby boomers and those over 60)

Side effects from prescribed drugs, may cause many side effects in the over 60 (baby boomer/geriatric) crowd. Dizziness, nausea, constipation, ulcers, headaches, nerve pain, muscle spasm, numbness, mineral deficiency, memory loss, insomnia and pain, are just a few of the side effects that can be caused by prescription drugs. Dr. Fred has a simple plan in store for you. His job is not to tell you if you should or shouldn’t take medication or get surgery. Everyone agrees that the healthier you are, the less drugs and surgery you need. As your body heals and regenerates with chiropractic care, simply ask your medical doctor about reducing your medication. You may be surprised how much you can reduce your medication as you get healthier.

Pre and Post Surgery Chiropractic Care, for Baby Boomers (60 year old and geriatric patients)
Geriatric patients, baby boomers and those over 60 commonly ask if it is ok for them to see a chiropractor before and after surgery. One of the benefits of seeing a Doctor like Dr. Fred, is that he has seen thousands of patients. Many of them are under chiropractic care to get as strong as possible prior to surgery or to speed recovery from surgery. The most common patients that seek his help after surgery are those recovering from open heart surgery. After open heart surgery, a patient’s neck, shoulders and mid back can be very painful. Dr. Fred’s gentle techniques help ease the pain and speed up recovery time.

Find out about our new patient special at or Call 602-938-8868 for a consultation today with Dr. Fred Schofield today!