Walk. Walk. Walk. Running may have been a ‘go to’ exercise when
you were younger. Speed may have been a goal at one
time. Distance may have been the target. Today, walking 90
minutes a week is a commendable target
for back pain sufferers seeking Lynchburg back pain relief. Palmer Chiropractic Center
suggests walking along with chiropractic spinal manipulation for
peak walking ability and back pain relief.
EXERCISE FOR Lynchburg BACK PAIN RELIEF
Exercise is commonly recommended
to back pain patients. Muscle strengthening and aerobic exercise are well documented
as being effective for low back pain relief.
But what about walking? Palmer Chiropractic Center
encourages Lynchburg back pain patients to not add
the word “just” before “walking”! Walking itself is a remarkably healing activity. Walking is essential
to everyday life. Walking is one thing many of us
take for granted until we can not
walk or something like back pain prevents us from walking like we used to. A recent study corroborates
this: Walking more than an hour and a half a
week was associated with a lesser risk of self-reported
low back pain in adults over 50 years of age.
90 minutes is not bad; regular walking for 30 minutes daily
three times a week is best. (1) Palmer Chiropractic Center suggests
that our Lynchburg chiropractic patients walk.
CHIROPRACTIC ENHANCES WALKING
Seeing a licensed chiropractor improves
walking distance. A recent report found
that a comprehensive non-surgical
training which included an exercise program directed
by a chiropractor enhanced back and lower extremity fitness and
lumbar spine flexibility, decreased pain and improved
walking distance for lumbar spinal stenosis sufferers. (2) That’s significant! Palmer Chiropractic Center uses gentle Cox®
Technic spinal manipulation and promotes walking 30 minutes
three times a week. Being
able to walk any distance for thirty minutes is essential!
CONTACT Palmer Chiropractic Center
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. William Davis on The
Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson whose spinal stenosis patient
struggled with walking inside the house let alone
outside. He missed walking! Dr. Davis’ treatment plan helped him get back to walking.
Schedule your Lynchburg chiropractic appointment
today. Palmer Chiropractic Center wants our Lynchburg back pain patients
to walk and know that walking is good. Running and speed are not
necessary for back health, but walking is essential for back health
and for quality of life!
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