Cosmetic body sculpting and weight loss, formerly for medical specialists, are also becoming increasingly popular with antiaging doctors looking for a new source of income
Chiropractors see increasing opportunities for extra income from antiaging medical procedures, supplements, and treatments as the U.S. population continues to age rapidly and both men and women seek to slow the passage of time.
The anti-aging doctor: turn back time
“For healthy aging, a high-quality collagen supplement with hydrolyzed collagen type I and III has been shown to be less effective
the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and support skin elasticity, ”Faaria Karim, ND, LAc, an antiaging physician with the Selkirk Naturopathic Clinic and Restoration Health Clinic told Chiropractic Economics. “With increasing age, our collagen production decreases. Hydrolyzed collagen peptides signal the fibroblast cells in the skin to make more collagen in the skin, which improves the look and feel of aging skin when taken for at least four weeks. “
According to the Pew Research Center, the US Census Bureau numbers for 2020 indicate the number of baby boomers
(between 55 and 73 years old) with 71.6 million, and Generation X (between 39 and 54 years old) is hot on their heels with just over 65 million. Taken together, these two age cohorts are seeking treatment from the anti-aging doctor and have impressive purchasing power.
Targeted movement and avoidance of falls
Marketing Fitness, Balance, Antiaging Chiropractic for Seniors may appeal to antiaging, older athletes, or something as simple as marketing to seniors in order to maintain their balance and flexibility and avoid slips and falls, a killer for those Age group 65+.
One in four people ages 65 and older falls each year, according to data from the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition, one in five of these seniors results in serious injuries, with more than 800,000 seniors being hospitalized annually for a hip fracture or fall-related head injury. The death rates of seniors who have fallen have increased by 30% since 2007. The CDC adds that if this current path continues, seven seniors will succumb to these injuries every 60 minutes and die from falls from the results by 2030.
Among the supplements for seniors concerned with memory, brain function, and mood, Acetyl-L-Carnitine may be responsive
Immunity, muscle and mood. Cosmetic body sculpting and weight loss, formerly for medical specialists, are also becoming increasingly popular with DCs looking for a new source of income.
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