10,080 minutes are in a week. What do you do with all that time? Sleep, eat, talk, work, listen, shop, drive…exercise? Exercise does not usually appear in at number one on most people’s lists of favorite things to do with their time. It’s recommended that we all exercise at least 150 minutes a week. (6) That’s only
- 2 and a half hours a week.
- 5 sessions of 30 minutes a week.
- 10 sessions of 15 minutes a week.
It’s not that much, but we need to schedule it into our busy lives, don’t we? Even your Lynchburg chiropractor needs to do that! Time goes by so quickly for everyone, including time for your Lynchburg chiropractic physician at Palmer Chiropractic Center. Your Lynchburg chiropractic physician at Palmer Chiropractic Center encourages Lynchburg chiropractic patients to continue doing their exercise routines even when their Lynchburg back pain is not so bad.
Benefits of Exercise
Exercise makes people happier, less depressed and sleep better. (1,2) Lynchburg chiropractic patients do, too! Hearts and minds are healthier when their owners exercise. (3,4) Palmer Chiropractic Center challenges you to get out and try a walk! See how much clearer you think and healthier you feel as your heart pumps more. Exercise reduce memory loss. (4) Exercise reduces depressive symptoms. (2) Blood pressure falls. (5) Life span may even expand due to heart workouts with aerobic exercise. (3) What do you think of all these possibilities? Palmer Chiropractic Center encourages you to see the positives!
Exercise is life-giving. Exercise is life-supporting. Exercise is all that for normal spine folks but even more crucial for Lynchburg back pain sufferers especially for Lynchburg post-back surgery patients who still have back pain. Post-surgical patients who exercise 150 minutes a week show a notable reduction in pain and reoperation rate states a new study of post-surgery back pain patients. In this study the mean age was 57 years old. 80% of them had degenerative diagnoses. 63% had gone through a multilevel back surgery. Only 35% of them met the greater than 1400 kcal a week exercise expenditure and left them open to a second surgery (called a revision surgery). Only 26% of post back surgery patients met the more than 150 minutes a week of exercise leaving them open to degenerative diagnoses, subsequent spine surgery, and more postoperative back pain. (6) 150 minutes a week doesn’t sound like much anymore, does it? Palmer Chiropractic Center knows our Lynchburg chiropractic patients can arrange 2.5 hours a week for their back’s sake. It's part of the whole Lynchburg treatment plan of chiropractic care.
Exercise in advance of surgery. Exercise after surgery. Exercise for life. Exercise for health. Schedule your Lynchburg chiropractic visit today. Palmer Chiropractic Center is ready to help you set up an exercise routine just for you, one your Lynchburg lifestyle can manage, one that you’ll be able to put time on your calendar to do.