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Ashburn Back Pain Relief with Exercise & Chiropractic

As any sufferer of Ashburn back pain understands, getting relief can be a challenge. You may have tried multiple treatments and healthcare providers. But did you know that exercise could be an extra notch in the key to relieving your back pain? According to the CHAMPS Study-DK, links between cardiovascular disease risk factors and spinal pain may be moderated by sex and health-related physical activity. (1) To put it another way, exercise can help reduce back pain. Let’s take a look at how this works.


Exercise has demonstrated itself beneficial for those suffering from chronic back pain in a multitude of ways. First, it strengthens the muscles in your core and lower back which support your spine and lessen strain on it. Strengthening these muscles can help ease some of the pressure exerted on your spine and decrease the amount of back pain you experience due to poor posture or poor habits like slouching. Additionally, exercise helps increase flexibility in your joints; it enhances blood circulation which helps advance healing; and it releases endorphins which are natural pain killers that help decrease inflammation related to chronic back pain. (2,3) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn combines Cox® Technic spinal manipulation that reduces intradiscal pressures (Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. William Hoffman on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the Cox® Technic and its research showing drops in intradiscal pressure.) with exercises that are shown to reduce pain for optimal patient outcomes.


It is valuable to note that when starting an exercise program for Ashburn back pain relief, you should start slowly and gradually raise the intensity over time as your body adapts. It is also important to choose low-impact exercises like walking or swimming rather than high impact exercises such as running or jumping because these can put extra strain on your spine and aggravate rather than improve. Having said that, moderate aerobic exercise combined with stretching and strengthening exercises has been proven helpful in reducing lower back pain for many back pain sufferers with chronic conditions like back pain. Ashburn back pain patients have a great exercise coach at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn as researchers note that chiropractors actively endorse (and participate in their own) physical activity by offering exercise information, asking patients about their physical activity level, and advising back pain patients about suitable exercises for their specific conditions. (4)

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Exercise is a valuable way to deal with chronic lower back pain. If done properly, it could be just what you need to enhance your opportunity for long term relief from lower back pain! Schedule your Ashburn chiropractic appointment to start your chiropractic pain relieving treatment plan of spinal manipulation and mobilization with exercise.

Ashburn chiropractic treatment plan with walking as exercise for back pain relief  
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