Minster Exercise Helps Cope with Pain and Aging

"If you don't keep going, you're gonna die." Now, there’s a title to a research paper! Minster Chiropractic Center was even startled a bit, but it is true. No matter your age, your pain, your life plan, we all have to keep moving forward! This is so true for middle- to older-age Minster back and neck pain sufferers. Luckily, Minster Chiropractic Center is here for you.

ANTI-AGING EXERCISE BENEFITS

We all start looking for anti-aging benefits at that certain age! One set of researchers stated that regular exercise has multi-system anti-aging effects and called for more research to gain knowledge of just how molecular mediators of exercise benefits work in older folks rather than just looking for pharmaceuticals. (1) Minster Chiropractic Center wholeheartedly agrees! Walking is amazing! This a terrific message for all Minster pain sufferers!

BENEFICIAL DAILY EXERCISE STEPS

Walk each day with a goal of 7000 steps. Why? Research. 2,110 black and white men and women and their steps-per-day counts were followed. They sported an accelerometer from 2005 to 2006 and then were monitored for a mean of 10.8 years. Their stats were examined in 2020 and 2021 to see what, if any, association was made between steps-per-day and all-mortality death risk. This study was a portion of the larger CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) study. Steps-taken-per-day were defined as “low” (less than 7000), “moderate” (7000-9999) and “high” (more than 10,000). Stepping intensity – stepping rate – played a role, too. Moderate/high step rate was associated with a reduced risk of mortality in black and white women and men in middle-age who took 7000 steps or more a day compared with those who walked less. (2) Minster Chiropractic Center witnesses how walking helps – 7000 steps or not – and encourages Minster chiropractic patients to take walks as best they can. Any walk works!

EXERCISE HELPS COPING WITH PAIN

How do most Minster back pain patients cope with chronic low back pain? Some of the things people may express are these:

  • I feel helpless because nothing works.
  • I feel down and depressed.
  • I distantly wish for an end to it.
  • I accept the reality of my pain.
  • The pain stays, I keep going.

What about you? There’s no proper answer. Minster Chiropractic Center sees them all! Minster Chiropractic Center is by everyone’s side. We meet each back pain patient – old or young, active or inactive – where each one is. We create a treatment plan together. The researchers who formulated the above basic 5 categories of how patients deal with chronic low back pain acknowledged how pain influences life. (3) So does Minster Chiropractic Center. Coming to our Minster chiropractic office is a good step toward perseverance in managing pain and enjoying life!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Shawn Nelson on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses his use of Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction helped a patient return to a desired quality of life while managing the leg and foot pain numbness she had.

Make your Minster chiropractic appointment today. We are ready to help you keep moving, better cope with your pain, and enjoy life fully!

Minster Chiropractic Center encourages exercise for its anti-aging affects as well as its positive pain-coping effects.  
 
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