Lynchburg Back Pain Relief Helped by Walking 90 Minutes Weekly

Just walk! It’s easy. It’s cheap. It’s useful. Walking is a great means to get healthy and stay healthy. Walking is a great way to discover relief from chronic pain and back pain. Palmer Chiropractic Center's Lynchburg chiropractic back pain specialist often suggests walking as one of the initial activities to try to Lynchburg back pain patients. Here is why…


It may seem odd when Palmer Chiropractic Center inquires about your sitting habits when you visit Palmer Chiropractic Center for Lynchburg back pain treatment and relief, but it is not! It’s well known and now even supported by research that sitting for extended periods of time is a risk factor for low back pain. The new research goes even further to point out that extensive sitting and low physical activity boosts low back pain risk even more. (1) Palmer Chiropractic Center’s curiosity about your sitting habits is logical! Palmer Chiropractic Center’s recommendation to walk is, too.


Lynchburg walking is advantageous for Lynchburg back pain relief as well as the back pain relieving Lynchburg chiropractic care at Palmer Chiropractic Center! Walking is good for chronic musculoskeletal pain sufferers as those with low back pain, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. Walking is a helpful style of exercise for chronic pain relief and is associated with significant improvements in pain and function. (2) Exercise and physical activities like muscle strengthening and aerobic exercise have lots of support for effectively dealing with low back pain. Weekly walking is growing more and more approval to be included on this list of effective exercises. For over-50 year olds, weekly walking of 90 minutes a week reduces the risk of low back pain. Elongated walking sessions are seemingly better. Regular walking with lengthier duration for more than 3 days a week is significantly associated with reduced low back pain risk. (3) Wonderfully, a walking program is research-documented to offer the lowest costs and the best chance of adherence by back pain patients. (4) Palmer Chiropractic Center understands that our Lynchburg chiropractic patients will appreciate that balance!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Amanda Harris on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how well Cox® Technic assisted a spinal stenosis back pain patient get back to walking and start enjoying the benefits of walking, again.

Schedule a Lynchburg chiropractic appointment today. Palmer Chiropractic Center understands that Lynchburg back pain sufferers seek pain relief. The recommendation of “just walk” may be the right one for you! Walking is easy, cheap, and on your own schedule!

Lynchburg walking 3 days a week helps manage back pain, a great addition to Lynchburg chiropractic care at Palmer Chiropractic Center! 
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