Minster Chiropractic Exercise Recommendation Benefits for Sleep and Back Pain

Exercise. Minster back pain sufferers hear the advice to exercise often. Minster Chiropractic Center recommends it, too. Exercise keeps showing its benefit for relief of low back pain and its prevention…and a new report shows benefit for better sleep quality!


Low back pain is a problem for the low back pain sufferer, the family, the community, and the healthcare system. Healthcare providers and researchers examine suggested long-term ways to reduce this problem for whose sufferers’ disability continues. Exercise leads the list of non-invasive, non-drug general recommendations along with manual therapy and massage. (1) Minster Chiropractic Center offers itself as the Minster back pain specialty clinic that many back pain sufferers visit.


Numerous chronic back pain sufferers take themselves to their primary care practitioners first. it is a pretty standard routing. Primary care recommendations for chronic low back pain care often involve exercise, oral prescriptions of NSAIDs and SNRI’s like duloxetine. In research, there is a curious statistic called “number to treat” which denotes the number of patients with a certain condition who need to undergo the treatment recommendation for 1 of the treatment recipients to find benefit. In this recent study, the number to treat for 1 chronic low back pain patient to report benefit from exercise was 7, from NSAIDs 6, and SNRIs 10. Of these three options, exercise was the only intervention that showed sustained chronic low back pain relief after the intervention ended and up to 48 weeks later. (2) Exercise is a valuable, self-management, non-drug alternative for chronic low back pain patients. Minster Chiropractic Center always incorporates it in the Minster chiropractic treatment plan. Exercise puts some control of chronic low back pain in our Minster chiropractic patients’ hands.


Another advantageous patient-controlled option is the sleep and exercise option. Lack of sleep – time and/or quality – is an issue for so many Minster chiropractic patients. Minster Chiropractic Center often hears our patients discuss sleep difficulties. Sleep is rejuvenating for the body and the mind. Exercise is manytimes prescribed to address sleep and mood issues. A noteworthy study about the relationship between sleep and exercise highlights some interesting findings in young men and women. Each is different! Men who exercised more often reported falling asleep quicker, less daytime issues, and less depressive mood. Women who exercised more frequently went to bed early, experienced improved sleep quality, and reported more benefit from sleep, less depressive mood, and less anger. (3) Regular exercise is important for so many issues!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Pamela Aaron on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as she describes a case of a young lady with low back pain and her treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and strengthening exercise that helped.

Set up your Minster chiropractic appointment today. “Exercise.” It is a recommendation Minster Chiropractic Center will keep sharing for back pain relief and prevention in addition to improved sleep.

Minster Chiropractic Center shares new research about the benefit of exercise for back pain relief and sleep.  
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