Baton Rouge Handgrip Strength Tells A Lot about a Woman!

Baton Rouge ladies, this article is for you (and those who care about you!). Men and women have different issues to deal with when it comes to their bodies. Naturally! Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is very familiar with these differences when it comes to treating the spines and their various hurting states of our Baton Rouge chiropractic male and female patients. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation 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 including Baton Rouge back pain.


Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation admires the connections researchers make! Researchers have documented how grip strength is an indicator of a variety of health issues. One is anemia. Anemia bothers 13.9% of elderly people. Hand-grip strength and anemia in women is inversely associated. Low hand-grip strength suggests anemia. (1) Another issue is that women with low hand-grip strength experienced poor quality of life as far as mobility, usual activities and pain/discomfort aspects(2) A third hand-grip strength link to health is its ability to monitor cognitive decline in adults over 60 years old. Hand-grip strength decreases; cognition decreases(3) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation notices these tests interesting for Baton Rouge chiropractic patients and is very drawn to what hand-grip strength says about Baton Rouge 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 tested 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 described as one who performed muscle-strengthening exercise at least 3 days a week. Women who had low hand-grip strength and a low physical active level were more probable to have low back pain. (4) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation does many tests during the Baton Rouge chiropractic examination; now you know why! Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation does not 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 improved quality of life so she could once again walk in the park. What a delight!

Schedule your Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment (or schedule one for the favorite lady in your life!) today to get some Baton Rouge chiropractic information about maintaining and even improving your hand-grip strength with exercise and Baton Rouge chiropractic care. Your quality of life may well improve! 
Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation measures the Baton Rouge handgrip strength of female patients as a marker of back pain and much more! 
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