OrthoIllinois Chiropractic invites McHenry back pain sufferers
and neck pain sufferers to walk. Walking is simple and valuable in managing pain. Walks don’t have be marathons! A walk in the park or around the block works
BACK PAIN’S DAILY IMPACT
$200 billion dollars a year fund
back pain management. Back pain is a leading and widespread
reason of medical care visits to primary care and emergency settings.
Back pain is a top cause for worker compensation,
lost work hours, and lost productivity. 90% of back pain is
mechanical. 12 to 33% of people are stated to experience
back pain at any point in time, making back pain a main emphasis
of medical care and of sufferers’ attention and inattention to the day-to-day
workings of life. (1) Back pain is costly and daily-life-limiting for many.
SPINAL STENOSIS AND WALKING
Walking is a such a day-to-day necessity. One
newer study described that back and neck pain were
positively and significantly associated with workplace absenteeism mostly triggered
by difficulty standing, sitting, and walking. (2) Walking is a vital
daily function! Back pain sufferers headed to surgery will do well to improve
their walking capacity before surgery. The better the walking capacity
before surgery. The greater the walking capacity after
surgery. Lumbar spinal stenosis as an underlying issue for back
pain decreases walking and quality of life for its sufferers.
Lumbar spinal stenosis is the main sign for spinal
surgery in older adults, 40% of whom, even post-back surgery, still
reported walking disability. (3) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic urges
walking for everyone!
WALK IN A PARK!
Exercise like walking is a simple, straight-forward
way to mitigate McHenry back pain. Walking in a park may be attractive.
Well-designed parks are said to improve
public health. An interview study of peoples’ opinions of what creates
an inviting park reported that trees, gardens,
open spaces, and water features were highly appreciated.
Walking/bike trails, basketball hoops, sports/climbing walls were described
as physical activity boosters. Seating, tables, and picnic
areas were noted as essential for social
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with OrthoIllinois Chiropractic today. Time for a walk?! Hope so!
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