Call us to set up an appointment! Herndon (703) 561-0600 Ashburn (703) 723-4040

Ashburn Chiropractic Care of Muscle Weakness

Muscle weakness. A lack of muscle strength. You can notice these and how they affect your daily activities. Your Ashburn chiropractor at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn can test for and quantify any weakness you have and set a recovery treatment plan for you.

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn knows that Ashburn back pain and neck pain patients may shy away from activity when they hurt. They may even fear doing any activity, but Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn encourages motion and reasonable activity. Immobilization or lack of motion leads to a loss of muscle strength in just a short period of disuse.

Simple at-home Ashburn exercise can help regain muscle loss be it in the spine or anywhere else. Ask Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn.Researchers compared the effect of immobilization, forced disuse of muscles, on subjects’ muscles before and after immobilization of 5 or 14 days. They documented decline in muscle mass, strength, and area. The researchers concluded that even short periods of muscle disuse may case substantial loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength. (1) Your Ashburn chiropractor can note such weakness during a thorough chiropractic examination and help you regain your strength with some simple exercises to start. Don’t start without a chiropractic consultation first! Know that when you are ready, Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn can guide you to more rigorous exercise as desired.

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn recommends that our Ashburn back pain and neck pain patients with and without accompanying arm pain and leg pain exercise. Just exercise to your ability. Don’t overdo. Exercise makes you feel better in so many ways! Your muscles will thank you.

The key to managing muscle weakness is to first recognize it and then do something about it. Sharing your sense of muscle weakness with your Ashburn chiropractor is the important first step to managing your muscle loss. So contact Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn today.

« View All Featured Exercises
"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page."