Exercise Enhances Chiropractic Back Pain Relief Plan02/21/2017Exercise is good and beneficial. Exercise is integral to the chiropractic care plan for spine pain issues of types. Exercise also allows the patient to take part in their healing. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC incorporates exercise into the chiropractic treatment plan for all our Fort Wayne patients to get them back to enjoying the quality of life they want. Weak back muscles don’t allow fluid spinal motion in low back pain patients. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC knows this isn’t good for our Fort Wayne back pain patients! What makes these muscles weak? Fat. With back pain comes more fat infiltration into the back muscles, muscles like the lumbar multifidus muscles which greatly influence the range of motion in lumbar spine. Fattier multifidi, less lumbar flexion. (1) One article shares that there is big payoff for doing a little exercise! Muscle strengthening activity done just two days a week lowers the odds of low back pain. (And this article, as a side note, shares that smoking is also an influential factor in the equation of whether you get back pain or not. It’s best not to smoke.) (2) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC offers simple exercises you can do in a short amount of time from the comfort of your own home if you like! You will see just how big an impact these exercises will make on your healing. Chronic nonspecific low back pain sufferers gain from exercises like the lumbopelvic core stabilization exercises by positively influencing the pain perception by improving your pain threshold and dropping your pain intensity. (3) Such exercises aren’t hard; they’re just effective! Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC will share them with you so you can experience the most possible back pain relief. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC is with you, our Fort Wayne back pain patient, throughout your whole course of healing with as much support as you need. Back school is an extra such support. Back school and manipulation/mobilization are standards of care for managing chronic nonspecific low back pain. These two approaches are suggested over many other types of care. (4) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC uses spinal manipulation in the form of Cox Technic, a chiropractic evidence based system of spine care. The addition of back school to the chiropractic treatment plan enriches the good outcomes of back pain rehabilitation. How? Back school fosters self-management, gives control back to the patient to help him/herself. (5) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC strives to educate our back pain patients as to how and why their backs hurt and how to prevent or at least minimize future occurrences. A survey of patients who attended a back school in a chiropractor’s office showed 95% satisfaction with having gone to the course and 100% support of the doctor’s giving it. (6) Fort Wayne chiropractic patients at Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC are some of the most spine-smart people around! Schedule a Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment today. It’s the first step on the way to back pain relief and its prevention. You can expect much at your first visit! Your chiropractic appointment will give you a clear understanding of what caused your pain and how you are able to contribute to its not bothering you much in the future with exercise. « 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."