Fort Wayne Back Pain with Hip Pain Helped with Exercise10/22/2019Have you heard? Exercise is good. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC bets you have! Whether we like it or not, we all must exercise, move, and get our blood flowing! Fort Wayne chiropractic patients are recommended to do some sort of exercise as part of their whole treatment plan for hip pain in addition to any related Fort Wayne back pain with good reason. It is beneficial! SPECIFIC EXERCISES FOR SPECIFIC CONDITIONS Since Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC treats a lot of musculoskeletal pain like back pain and neck pain and related arm and leg pain, a new paper was quite interesting! It reported the recommendation and use of exercise for several specific conditions. A list of exercises for different diseases – musculoskeletal system diseases like low back pain, hip fracture, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis – described the preventive and rehabilitative effects for each as well as the proper intensity and frequency. (1) Improved knee pain, function and quality of life resulted from isolated hip and leg strengthening exercises. (2) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC invites patients with knee, back and hip pain to our chiropractic practice. HIP PAIN…OR BACK PAIN? Hip pain issues happen singularly. Hip pain issues may come about in combination with low back issues like spinal stenosis. Hip xrays are not reliable on their own. MRIs are more reliable for confirming diagnosis. Hip pain may appear similar to lumbar spinal stenosis. (3) What Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC carefully examines for are non-spine related issues like avascular necrosis of the hip and hip fractures so that those may be co-managed as well. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC makes sure our patients receive the care they require! BACK PAIN RELATED HIP PAIN Patients who have non-specific mechanical low back pain walk differently due to different pelvic, hip and knee movements. They also are less able to extend their hip flexors and abductor muscles. (4) Researchers further described how low back pain affected muscles of the lumbopelvic area. It is important for back pain sufferers. Changes in hip muscles may stem from alterations in the cross-sectional area and volume of muscle. Why is this of value? It suggests that development of exercise programs to improve hip muscle function in back pain patients is essential. (5) Surgeons are even finding value in having patients who decide to have back surgery perform “prehabilitation” exercises before back surgery as it helped improve range of motion, leg pain intensity, lumbar spine extensor muscle endurance and walking capacity…without adverse side effects. (6) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC has treatment programs of exercise combined with evidence based spinal manipulation and nutrition to prevent back surgery when feasible and56 pre-habilitate and rehabilitate Fort Wayne back pain patients! CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Matt Alexander on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the application of Cox® Technic flexion distraction to ease the pain of lumbar spinal stenosis. Schedule a Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment for your back pain and hip pain. Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment plan will surely include some of that exercise you have heard is good! Don’t fret. We will work together to ensure the exercise is good for you. « 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."