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Fort Wayne Back Pain and Associated Spinal Instability Helped by Exercise to Improve Balance and More

Back pain becomes the focus when it happens. The term ‘back pain’ is very general though as back pain stems from the united contributions of muscles, nerves, bones, and more. Low back muscles may be weak and/or unstable leacing them less useful in supporting the spine. Exercise repeatedly shows its benefit in managing spinal instability associated with Fort Wayne back pain. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc endoreses exercise as something a back pain sufferer can do to help him/herself.


Instability affects balance. Back pain sufferers’ troubled balance may be caused by poorly coordinated neuromuscular control and altered spine stability. A recent study contrasted 3 groups:  subacute non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) sufferers with lumbar instability, those who don’t have instability, and healthy subjects. Those with lumbar spine instability demonstrated greater problems with balance control, proprioception, fear of movement, increased pain, and functional ability than those who don’t have such instability. (1) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc checks for instability in our Fort Wayne back pain patients and designs a Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management  treatment plan that includes pain relieving spinal manipulation, nutrition, and exercise.


Exercise is a usual intervention for low back pain patients regardless of the treatment plan. For subacute NSLBP sufferers, exercise is of value. Recently, two versions of exercise were compared: core stabilization and strengthening exercise. A month of training for 30 minutes a session three times a week demonstrated that core stabilization generated significantly more improvement than strengthening. Core stabilization enhanced proprioception, balance (as demonstrated by single leg standing with eyes open and closed on stable and unstable surfaces), muscle thickness of the transverse abdominis and lumbar multifidus, reduced functional disability, and less fear of movement. Bonuses affiliated with both types of exercise: no unpleasant side-effects AND pain relief. (2) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is always checking for balance issues in our chiropractic patients. Exercise that improves Fort Wayne balance is so important.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Paula Hugulet on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as she shares the benefits of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain for relieving pain and strengthening the spine.

Make your Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment soon. If back pain is your nemesis now, Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc offers a research-documented system and treatment plan for its relief and for its sustained relief and deterrence with strengthening exercise for the lumbar muscles. We will design a simple exercise routine just for you!

Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc instructs low back pain sufferers simple exercises that address lumbar spine instability.
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