Just walk! It’s easy. It’s economical.
It’s useful. Walking is an amazing means to
get healthy and remain healthy. Walking is an amazing way to find relief from chronic pain and back pain.
OrthoIllinois Chiropractic's McHenry chiropractic back pain specialist often advises walking as one of the first
things to try to McHenry back pain patients. Here
WALK MORE. SIT LESS.
It may seem strange when OrthoIllinois Chiropractic inquires about your sitting habits when you come in for McHenry
back pain treatment and relief, but it is not! It’s well
known and now even supported by research that sitting
for lengthier periods of time is a risk factor for low back
pain. The new research goes even further to point out that longer sitting and low physical activity
boosts low back pain risk even more. (1) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic’s
curiosity about your sitting habits is logical! OrthoIllinois Chiropractic’s recommendation
to walk is, too.
McHenry WALKING BENEFITS
McHenry walking is advantageous
for McHenry back pain relief along with the back pain
relieving McHenry chiropractic care at OrthoIllinois Chiropractic! Walking is beneficial
for chronic musculoskeletal pain sufferers like those with low back
pain, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. Walking is a helpful form
of exercise for chronic pain relief and is associated with
significant improvements in pain and function. (2) Exercise and physical
activities like muscle strengthening and aerobic exercise have lots
of support for effectively dealing with low back pain.
Weekly walking is growing more and more approval
to be included on this list of effective exercises.
For over-50 year olds, weekly walking of 90 minutes a week lowers
the risk of low back pain. Lengthier walking sessions are seemingly
preferred. Routine walking with longer
duration for more than 3 days a week is significantly associated
with reduced low back pain risk. (3) Excitingly,
a walking program is research-documented to offer the lowest
costs and the highest level of adherence
by back pain patients. (4) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic knows that our
McHenry chiropractic patients will like that balance!
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Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Amanda Harris on The
Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how well Cox® Technic helped
a spinal stenosis back pain patient get back to walking and begin
again to enjoy.
Schedule a McHenry chiropractic appointment now.
OrthoIllinois Chiropractic understands that McHenry back pain
sufferers desire pain relief. The recommendation
of “just walk” may be the right one for you! Walking is simple, cheap,
and on your own schedule!
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