Does exercise really work? Back pain sufferers ask,
especially those who don’t enjoy physical activity! Some Severna Park back pain sufferers are not exercisers by
nature. (Are you?) Your Severna Park chiropractor knows all sorts
of back pain sufferers and knows all sorts of physical activity
options that may be more appealing. At Back And Neck Care Center we try
to match the exercise routine to the chronic back pain patient
and symptomatology to optimize the results of
exercise shown in research studies to be valuable
in managing, relieving, and preventing back pain.
3 HOURS OF LEISURE TIME: What do you do?
How do you spend your non-work hours makes a difference! Let’s first describe
physically active versus sedentary.
Researchers in one study described physically active folks as
those who were more active in their leisure time. They spent 3
hours of their leisure time a day being physically active. Sedentary
folks spent 3 hours or more per day of their leisure time sitting.
Physically active folks were 33% less likely to have low back pain contrasted
with more sedentary folks. (1) Takeaway: Be more physically active in your
off-time! Like gardening? Garden! Like walking? Walk! Like talking? Take a walk
with a friend, and talk!
ACTIVE AND SEDENTARY BACK PAIN SUFFERERS AND THEIR ACTIVITY
We are all different! When it comes
to back pain, the difference comes to light even more in some
regards. Back And Neck Care Center knows a few chronic low back
pain patients are more prone to exercising and
being physically active than others who are more
sedentary. What’s the difference in these folks? Researchers
found a few things: more physically active ones (those
who perform at least 150 mins. of moderate or 75 minutes
of vigorous physical activity per week) experience lower
body mass index and higher levels of leisure time physical activity. Sedentary
folks (those who perform more than 8 hours of time in sedentary
activities a day) tend to have lower
levels of activity at work. (2) Hum? We know that such patient characteristics
need to be considered when taking care of back pain patients and
encouraging physical activity and reducing sedentary lifestyle activity. How
can Back And Neck Care Center help our more sedentary back pain patients?
With hope, we share these bits of info that may help
these little bits of information is beneficial! Your Severna Park
chiropractor is right here with you. Let us know your thoughts
on how we can help you!
EXERCISE IS EFFECTIVE FOR CHRONIC BACK PAIN
In a Cochrane Review done by a high level
scientific and very respected research group, exercise for chronic
low back pain was shown again as promisingly relieving.
The review consisted of 249 papers and their outcomes.
Pain relief and functional limitation improvement were found. (3)
Exercise keeps showing itself to be beneficial
for managing chronic low back pain.
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Schedule your next Severna Park
chiropractic appointment soon. We are here for our Severna Park chiropractic patients, active and sedentary! Whatever
your physical activity level, trust
Back And Neck Care Center to walk the path to reduced
back pain with you. Exercise is beneficial. We’ll find some type
of physical activity that works for you.