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McHenry Chiropractic Treatment Plan Includes Exercise for Success

Exercise is a key part of a successful McHenry back pain relief program. Exercise is a key part of a successful McHenry leg pain relief treatment program. Exercise is a key part of the effective McHenry chiropractic treatment plan of chiropractic services for back, neck, arm and leg pain relief. McHenry chiropractic patients at OrthoIllinois Chiropractic realize this because their McHenry chiropractor introduces this concept on the first day of care. No matter the amount of pain, there is motion that all McHenry back pain and leg pain patients can do to help themselves feel better and add to their own pain relief and future back and leg pain prevention. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic is our McHenry patients’ sides all the way!


Exercise controls the immune system and its anti-inflammatory responses to drown out pain, especially peripheral nerve injury and neuropathic pain reports a new research study. Exercise augments anti-inflammatory cytokines to encourage healing and pain numbing.  Exercise on a treadmill increases the release of anti-inflammatory cytokines at the site of nerve injury. (1) How favorable that is! Your McHenry chiropractor witnesses a huge benefit in this for McHenry neuropathic pain patients.


McHenry back pain and back-related leg pain sufferers discover that the addition of exercise to their McHenry chiropractic treatment plans boosts the relief they achieve. In one study, chronic low back pain sufferers did better in terms of relief of pain intensity when exercise is blended with neurophysiology education. (2) In another study, a Navy officer felt relief of his low back and radicular leg pain due to a disc extrusion in 11 treatments over 72 days with flexion distraction (OrthoIllinois Chiropractic’s gentle treatment technique, Cox Technic) and abdominal rehab exercises as part of the interdisciplinary care he received. (3) A randomized control trial of flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic) for back pain relief revealed that F/D reduced back pain better than medical conservative care and physical therapy for almost all categories of back pain. One category of back pain patient – recurrent severe – demonstrated that exercise is critical to relief and prevention of recurrent back pain. (4) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic is well trained in the Cox Technic System for back pain relief that encourages exercise in the McHenry chiropractic treatment plan.

Exercise is so critical a component of a successful back pain relief treatment plan that researchers are even recommending that doctors give patients phone apps to remind them to exercise! (5) Whatever it takes, OrthoIllinois Chiropractic is up for it! Your McHenry chiropractor is here to help our McHenry back pain patients however OrthoIllinois Chiropractic can!

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Listen to this PODCAST about how chiropractic care – treatment by the chiropractor and exercise by the patient, even as simply as walking – benefits back pain patient.

Then, schedule your McHenry chiropractic appointment to recover from your low back pain and leg pain and start your back pain relief and prevention exercise routine. You will notice just how exercise adds to a successful treatment plan for your McHenry back pain relief.

McHenry exercise is an important part of the chiropractic treatment plan. 
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