Do something. Move. Walk. Stretch.
Pain sufferers benefit when they do
something. A lack of exercise is a risk for deteriorating
pain, both pain in the body and pain in the mind in the form of depression.
OrthoIllinois Chiropractic sees many McHenry back pain
patients in pain who also deal with depression. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic
also recognizes that when our McHenry
chiropractic patients do something, they get better in body and
NO EXERCISE RAISES RISK OF STENOSIS PROGRESSION
Spinal stenosis is a common diagnosis. It is
the decrease of the spinal canal area due
to degeneration. A recent study reported
that risk of spinal stenosis progression is greater for those with spondylolisthesis, had pain (in leg and/or back) when
walking, and more severe stenosis. The absence of therapeutic exercise
was also found to a risk factor for the progression
of spinal stenosis. (1) Back pain sufferers like those with spinal
stenosis and spondylolisthesis benefit from exercise! OrthoIllinois Chiropractic helps each of our chiropractic patients find what exercise is right for them.
EXERCISE IMPROVES FUNCTION
Nonspecific low back pain sufferers enhanced
their functional disability level better with
stabilization and/or McKenzie exercises than with conventional exercise
programs. (2) Notice though that exercise helped, conventional or not!
EXERCISE IMPROVES DEPRESSION
For many back pain sufferers with specific or non-specific
back pain, chronic or not, may well describe themselves as
a little down when their back pain hangs around a while. It is not uncommon. Again,
exercise to the rescue! Another study showed that exercise
(low dose or moderate-dose strength and conditioning) helped reduce
depressive symptoms in adults with chronic low back pain. Blending
exercise and manual therapy was a bonus! (3) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic incorporates as many positive approaches to back pain relief as
possible to help our McHenry back pain patients! The Cox® Technic System
of Spine Pain Management is one of those approaches.
CONTACT OrthoIllinois Chiropractic
Schedule a McHenry chiropractic visit
for your back pain relief. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic does
something to help. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic offers chiropractic
spinal manipulation and exercise as feature of its treatment plan
for back pain sufferers. We know that when our back pain sufferers
do something - walk, stretch or move - they feel better!
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