Fort Wayne Chiropractic Exercise Plans for Post-Surgery Care03/21/201710,080 minutes are in a week. What do you do with all those minutes? Sleep, eat, talk, work, listen, shop, drive…exercise? Is exercise number one on your list?! It is recommended that all of us exercise at least 150 minutes a week. (6) That’s just 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 Fort Wayne chiropractor needs to do that! Time goes by so fast for everyone, including time for your Fort Wayne chiropractic physician at Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC. Your Fort Wayne chiropractic physician at Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC encourages Fort Wayne chiropractic patients to keep up their exercise routines even when they are feeling better and their back pain is better. Benefits of Exercise Exercise allows people to be happier, less depressed and sleep better. (1,2) Fort Wayne chiropractic patients do, too! Hearts and minds are healthier when their owners exercise. (3,4) Just take a walk down your Fort Wayne street, and see how much clearer you think and healthier you feel with your heart pumping. Exercise slows memory loss. (4) Exercise decreases depressive symptoms. (2) Blood pressure drops. (5) Life span may even be increased due to heart workouts with aerobic exercise. (3) What do you think of all these possibilities? Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC 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 Fort Wayne back pain sufferers particularly for Fort Wayne post-back surgery patients who still have back pain. Post-surgical patients who exercise 150 minutes a week show a significant decrease in pain and reoperation rate states a new study of post-surgery back pain patients. In this study the mean age was 57 years of age. 80% of them had degenerative diagnoses. 63% had gone through a multilevel back surgery. Only 35% of them met the greater than 1400 kcal per week exercise expenditure and left them vulnerable to a second surgery (named 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? Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC knows our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients can find 2.5 hours a week for their back’s sake. It's part of the whole Fort Wayne treatment plan of chiropractic care. Exercise Regularly Exercise in advance of surgery. Exercise following surgery. Exercise for life. Exercise for health. Schedule your Fort Wayne chiropractic visit today. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC is prepared to see just how easy it may be to figure out just for you, one you will be able to fit into your Fort Wayne lifestyle, one that you’ll be ready to put time on your calendar to do. Schedule today! « View All Featured Exercises"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page."