Exercise is good and beneficial. Exercise
is integral to the chiropractic care plan for spine pain issues of types.
Patients get to be a part of their own care and healing
when they do their exercises. Minster Chiropractic Center incorporates exercise into the chiropractic
treatment plan for all our Minster patients to get them back to
enjoying the quality of life they want.
Weak back muscles don’t allow fluid spinal motion in low
back pain patients. Minster Chiropractic Center
doesn’t consider this helpful at all! Why do back pain patients have
weaker muscles? Fat. With back pain comes
more fat infiltration into the back muscles, muscles like the lumbar multifidus
muscles which greatly influence the range of motion in lumbar spine. Fattier
multifidi, less lumbar flexion. (1)
One article shares that there is big
payoff for doing a little exercise! Muscle strengthening activity done just
two days a week lowers the odds of low back pain. (And this
article, as a side note, shares that smoking is also an influential factor in the equation of whether you get back
pain or not. It is better not to smoke.) (2) Minster Chiropractic Center recommends
simple exercises you can do in a short amount of time
from the comfort of your own home if you like! They’ll make a big impact. You’ll see!
Chronic nonspecific low back pain sufferers gain
from exercises like the lumbopelvic core stabilization exercises by positively affecting
the pain perception by improving your pain threshold and dropping
your pain intensity. (3) These exercises are not difficult, but they do
Minster Chiropractic Center will share them with you so you
can experience the best possible back pain relief.
Minster Chiropractic Center is with you, our Minster back pain patient, through
your whole course of healing with as much support as you
Back school is an extra such
support. Back school and manipulation/mobilization are standards of care for handling chronic nonspecific low back pain. These two approaches are suggested
over many other approaches. (4) Cox Technic, an evidence based system of spine care, is spinal
manipulation that Minster Chiropractic Center chooses to use.
The chiropractic treatment plan is enhanced when
back school is included in the overall back pain rehabilitation
plan. How? Back school fosters self-management, gives
control back to the patient to help him/herself. (5)
Minster Chiropractic Center tries to educate our back pain patients as
to how and why their backs hurt and how to avoid or at
least curtail future occurrences. One
study of just how well back school is received by back pain patients is a study
of those who went to a back school at a chiropractor’s office.
Back pain patients stated 95% satisfaction with taking time to attend, and 100% said it was worth the doctor’s time
to share the material. (6) Minster chiropractic
patients at Minster Chiropractic Center are some of the wisest and knowledgeable
spine-informed people around!
Schedule a Minster chiropractic appointment
today. It’s the first step toward back pain relief and
its prevention. You can expect much at your first visit! Your chiropractic
appointment will give you a clear understanding of what caused
your pain and how you might avoid its annoyance in the
future with exercise.