Minster Smoking Increases Body Pain Particularly Spine Pain

Smoking. We know it’s bad. Smoking is bad. The body does not like it. Your spine hates it! Minster Chiropractic Center likes your spine and offers Minster chiropractic care for your spine. You love your spine or at least require it! Be good to your spine and keep it healthy! Let Minster Chiropractic Center care for your spine when it needs some special attention to get back to its healthy state. The first step toward health for a Minster smoker suffering with back pain may necessitate a chiropractic treatment plan that includes a plan to quit smoking.


Researchers are inquisitive about factors related to smoking. In a review of 7547 patients who went through back surgery, they found that 18% were smokers. The researchers stated that contrasted with the non-smokers, the smokers were younger, male, nondiabetic, and nonobese. These patients who suffer with coronary artery disease were more liable to be smokers. Smokers who underwent lumbar spine back surgery presented initially more with leg pain than back pain and disability. Their employment, insurance/uninsured, and education status were also linked to smoking status. Interestingly though, smoking status didn’t affect the disability status at a year after back surgery. (1) Altering such risk factors work just as well for smokers and nonsmokers luckily. Minster Chiropractic Center would encourage a Minster smoker who has Minster back pain create a plan to stop smoking.


The body knows what’s good for it…and what is not. Smoking is not. Examining 2307 smokers and non-smokers, researchers discovered that smoking is greatly associated with spine pain. Headache, trunk pain and limb pain followed. Active smoking is linked to pain in every part of the body. The spine and head withstand the force of the painful influence though. If a smoker does not like pain, you’ll want to consider stop smoking! (2) Minster Chiropractic Center is with you to back your attempt to quit smoking when you’re ready.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Silke Laub of chiropractic’s contribution to palliative care of a cancer patient with neuropathic pain due to chemotherapy. Dr. Michael Johnson of The Back Doctors Podcast emphasized the supportive side of chiropractic care and Cox® Technic for patients with spine related pain.

Schedule your next Minster chiropractic visit with Minster Chiropractic Center. Smoking is a risk factor for more pain. Smoking is really bothersome to the spine. Being the Minster back pain specialist, your Minster chiropractor is here to relieve back pain and help any efforts you decide to try to reduce your back pain. 

Minster Chiropractic Center explains that smoking intensifies the pain experience especially spine pain and headache. 
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