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Exercise Enhances Chiropractic Back Pain Relief Plan

Exercise is effective and helpful. It goes hand-in-hand with chiropractic care of spine pain conditions of all sorts. Exercise also allows the patient to take part in their healing. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn knows our Ashburn chiropractic patients just want to get back to doing what they want to do, what they used to do.

Lax muscles reduce motion in low back pain patients. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn knows this isn’t good for our Ashburn back pain patients! 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)

Researchers find that doing a little exercise does a lot! Muscle strengthening activity done just two days a week reduces the odds of low back pain. (And this article, as a side note, suggests that smoking is also a powerful factor in your risk of getting back pain.  It’s best not to smoke.) (2) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn recommends simple exercises you can do in just a few minutes from the comfort of your own bedroom if you like! You will see just how big an impact these exercises will make on your healing.

Chronic nonspecific low back pain sufferers gain from exercises like the lumbopelvic core stabilization exercises by positively influencing the pain perception by increasing your pain threshold and dropping your pain intensity. (3) Such exercises aren’t tough; they’re just effective! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn will who you how to do them so you can attain the most possible back pain relief. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is with you, our Ashburn back pain patient, through your healing process with as much support as you need.

Back school is an additional such support. Back school and manipulation/mobilization are standards of care for managing chronic nonspecific low back pain. These two approaches are suggested over many other types of care. (4) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn uses spinal manipulation in the form of Cox Technic, a chiropractic evidence based system of spine care.

The chiropractic treatment plan is enriched when back school is added to the overall back pain rehabilitation plan. How? Back school nurtures self-management, gives control back to the patient to take care of him/herself. (5) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn strives to educate our back pain patients as to how and why their backs hurt and how to avoid or at least diminish the chances of future occurrences. A survey of patients who attended a back school in a chiropractor’s office showed 95% satisfaction with having attended the course and 100% support of the doctor’s providing it. (6) Ashburn chiropractic patients at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn are some of the wisest and knowledgeable spine-informed people around!

Schedule a Ashburn chiropractic appointment today. It is the natural next step in your journey to back pain relief. 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 are able to contribute to its not bothering you much in the future with exercise.

 
Exercise Enhances Chiropractic Back Pain Relief Plan

 

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