“Ommm…” leads to “Ahhhh…”
for many McHenry low back pain patients.
OrthoIllinois Chiropractic suggests its
chiropractic low back pain patients to try therapies and exercises that make them say "ahhh" ! We’ve seen many of our
patients try yoga and really like it. Their lower back pain eases with yoga practice together
with their chiropractic care. Of course, OrthoIllinois Chiropractic also encourages our back pain patients to talk with us before beginning any new exercise program, but yoga may prove to be a good one to try.
Now, it's not that those who practice yoga are free of
health problems. Many McHenry yoga participants likely take yoga
classes and practice it at home because they like it. And engaging in yoga
only once or twice a week doesn't really matter. One study found
participants benefited from care either way. (1) So schedule just a class a week and see how well you feel!
Interestingly, in another study of those who practice yoga,
60% reported having at least one chronic or serious health condition. But most yoga folks believe that their health
is improved because of yoga. And that's great! Elderly women and those battling
with chronic health problems may be two groups that truly benefit most from
yoga. A few of the overall improvements
yoga participants report are in their
- Levels of happiness
- Social relationships
- Weight management (2)
So consider yoga if you haven't before. Chat with us first
before starting yoga, but it may be a great addition to your back pain treatment
plan. We look forward to working with you and hearing your "ahhh..." ! Contact OrthoIllinois Chiropractic today.
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