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Discover Soft Tissue And Spine

Primary Location
6740 Cascade Rd., S.E., Ste. 4
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: (616) 956-1112
Fax: (616) 956-6265

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Tuesday7:30 - 12:30Closed
Wednesday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Thursday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Friday7:30 - 12:30Closed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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Overview of Osteoporosis

The thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time.  Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease.  There are currently an estimated 10 million Americans suffering from osteoporosis, as well as another 18 million who have low bone mass, or osteopenia.  Osteoporosis occurs when the body fails to form enough new bone, or when too much old bone is reabsorbed by the body, or both.  Calcium and phosphate are two minerals that are essential for normal bone formation.  Throughout youth, the body uses these minerals to produce bones.  If calcium intake is not sufficient, or if the body does not absorb enough calcium from the diet, bone production and bone tissues may suffer.  As people age, calcium and phospate may be reabsorbed back into the body from the bones, which makes the bone tissue weaker.  Both situations can result in brittle, fragile bones that are subject to fractures, even in the absence of trauma.  Researchers estimate that about 20% of American women over the age of 50 have osteoporosis.  In addition, another 30% of them have osteopenia, which is abnormally low bone density that may eventually deteriorate into osteoporosis, if not treated.  About half of all women over the age of 50 will suffer a fracture of the hip, wrist, or vertebra.

Treatment of Osteoporosis

Chiropractic care works on relieving symptoms and complications associated with osteoporosis.  We also utilize nutrition and soft tissue treatments to help the body with the symptoms of osteoporosis.  To see if chiropractic may be able to help you call 616-956-1112 today for a consultation.

Symptoms of Osteoporosis

  • There Are No Symptoms in the Early Stages of the Disease
  • Symptoms Occurring Late in the Disease Include:
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Bone Pain and Tenderness
  • Loss of Height Over Time
  • Stooped Posture

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Featured Services

Chiropractic Dr. Lambert offers a variety of adjusting methods to provide you with a comfortable and pleasant chiropractic experience, including hands on and instrumentation adjustments. Soft Tissue Treatment Dr. Lambert  is different with his treatment in that he treats not only the joint component of injuries with conservative care, but he also treats the soft tissues, scar tissue, and adhesions in the soft tissues that contribute to pain a lot of the time.  Dr. Lambert has over 19 years of experience with providing treatment to musculoskeletal injuries. Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Testimonials

Soft Tissue Work and Chiropractor Works!  Besides professional service and friendliness, the soft tissue has been a blessing. It is a mix of PT and Chiro. I no longer have the headaches I had and he is helping my hip!

Patty
Grand Rapids, MI

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Tuesday7:30 - 12:30Closed
Wednesday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Thursday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Friday7:30 - 12:30Closed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00 - 12:30 7:30 - 12:30 9:00 - 12:30 9:00 - 12:30 7:30 - 12:30 Closed Closed
2:30 - 6:00 Closed 2:30 - 6:00 2:30 - 6:00 Closed

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  • 6740 Cascade Rd., S.E., Ste. 4 Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  • (616) 956-1112
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