Fort Wayne Exercise Benefits Chronic Lower Back Pain 03/12/2014If you would just do it…exercise, that is…you’d boost your opportunity for relief of chronic lower back pain! Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc knows the huge benefit to back pain patients who do their exercises. It’s documented over and over in the spine care literature. The positive clinical outcomes are evident each time an exercising patient walks through our Fort Wayne chiropractic door! Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc encourages Fort Wayne back pain patients, especially our chronic lower back pain patients, to do some simple exercises that don’t take long. Along with the chiropractic services you receive at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc, exercise enhances the benefits. So here are a couple more recent exercise reports we just have to share. One, chronic lower back pain patients in Fort Wayne and beyond benefit greatly when they just do their recommended exercises! A new study found that sticking to an exercise program doubled a chronic lower back pain patient’s chance of relief. The functional improvement is noted as significant at discharge and at one year follow-up. Interestingly yet not unexpectedly, younger age and good mental health contribute to the good response at one year. (1) So not to nag, but are you doing your exercises? Two, an 11 year follow-up study reports no difference in chronic lower back pain patient-reported outcomes between surgical fusion and multidisciplinary cognitive-behavioral and exercise programs. The researchers question why a spine care organization with such surgical and non-surgical options would choose surgery for chronic lower back pain. (Fort Wayne chronic lower back pain patients might wonder the same.) Surgery comes with risks and is necessary for a few, and non-operative outcomes last! (2) So are you inspired to exercise now? Bottomline: If you are doing your exercises and not finding benefit, talk with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. Let’s do the exercises together to be sure you are doing them correctly and make modifications as needed. If you aren’t doing your exercises, let’s address your resistance. If it’s fear of hurting yourself or not wanting to do them, your most understanding Fort Wayne chiropractor will listen and gently coax you to try. Contact Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc today. Exercise can be very gentle yet very effective, and the exercise program can be fit to you for maximal chronic lower back pain relief. « 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. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."