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How to Enjoy Life as You Grow Older

Why should life have to slow down as you grow older?

Although it’s something that people have been conditioned into believing, growing older and ageing alone does not mean accepting every ache and pain that enters your life.

In fact, with retirement and increased free time available, this should be the ideal opportunity to start enjoying your life to the fullest! Don’t let aches and pains get in the way of doing the things you want to do.

Physical changes as you grow older

As we grow older, there are natural changes that happen to our bodies. Aside from some of the typical signs to the appearance such as wrinkles or grey hair, there are a few different things that can affect you physically.

As we age, our muscles, bones, ligaments and joints also age. Staying physically active can be more challenging, but it’s not impossible, and shouldn’t be perceived as such.

How an Osteopath can help

Treatment and advice from an Osteopath can help you to live life to the fullest, helping you stay active as your body changes with time. Aches and pains do not have to be in the way of your lifestyle.

An Osteopath can provide you with advice about keeping active, and help you to manage conditions such as rheumatic pain or osteoarthritis. After all, Osteopaths are musculoskeletal (MSK) experts who understand how the body works, and understand the relationship between your muscles, joints and other parts of your body.

Book in with Lorna at Balance 360

Our newest practitioner to join us here at Balance 360 is Lorna! With an honours degree from The College of Osteopaths, she is the latest Osteopath to join our team.

Lorna offers a holistic approach for her patients, in which she incorporates treatment, lifestyle advice and rehabilitation. She particularly enjoys helping diagnose and treat older patients, encouraging them to engage in their own recovery after treatment and go on to live healthy, fulfilling lives!

You can now make an appointment with Lorna by either getting in contact with us at Balance 360, or visiting our online booking system:

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