SOURCE: Overland Chiropractic

Overland Chiropractic

September 23, 2010 16:27 ET

Dr. Robert Patterson of Overland Chiropractic Reviews Senior Health News for Healthy Aging Month

OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwire - September 23, 2010) -  September is National Healthy Aging Month and Internal Health Specialist and Overland Park Chiropractor Dr. Robert Patterson reviewed tips to relieve the aging process.

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Dr. Patterson said that a fragile body and young mind are often the effects of aging. "Many people feel the same mentally, as when they were young, but their bodies feel much older. Every day, I have patients come into my office who cannot understand why a particular activity now hurts them when they have done it a million times before. They have a hard time grasping that their bodies are older, they are overweight, do not eat right, do not exercise, are on two or three medications and they have abused their bodies. A certain amount of damage has been done, and we have now moved into a mode of managing their condition versus curing them," said Patterson.

Additionally, Patterson said that everyone is aging and it is important to be conscious of that. "We have to realize we are all aging right now. Now is the time to make better choices -- physically, nutritionally and emotionally. How you live today will determine how well you live tomorrow," said Patterson.

Dr. Robert Patterson is the founder of Overland Chiropractic and has been practicing for more than 20 years in the Kansas City area. In 2007, his clinic became only one of approximately 300 Creating Wellness centers located in the United States, Canada and New Zealand. Patterson is a graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College (Kansas City), class of January 1988 and has specialized in the treatment of low back and leg pain for much of his career. Patterson is one of only three certified doctors in Kansas in Cox Flexion Distraction (decompression) manipulation. Most recently, he received Certification as an Internal Health Specialist through Logan College of Chiropractic.

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