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Fort Wayne Back Pain Relief with Paraspinal Muscle Health

July 30, 2019

Paraspinal muscles? Where are those? These muscles align the spine. They support the spine and permit it to move. And their health counts. Their health contributes to your posture, your back pain condition, and your ability to move your spine as you must and want.  Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc proposes exercises as part of the chiropractic treatment plan to strengthen and maintain the strength of these critical paraspinal muscles in the control of Fort Wayne back pain and relief of back pain.


The paraspinal muscles of the back are the action muscles of the spine. They surround your whole spine. They move your spine. Otherwise known as the erector spinae, paraspinal muscles allow you to lean, bend, twist, and arch your back. Their ability to do what they do is linked to the health of their neighboring tissues. A recent study recorded that damage to the spine’s vertebral bones’ endplates is a part of chronic low back pain. Endplate damage and chronic low back pain patients’ symptoms are reported to depend on paraspinal muscle quality. Efforts to strengthen the paraspinal muscles can be beneficial. (1) Occasionally finding the right exercise for you is key.


Fatty infiltration of muscles affects Fort Wayne low back pain. Muscle weakness affects low back pain. Exercise is suggested. In another recent study, high-intensity exercise didn’t alter these two concerns for all participants. However, for those who did show improvement in fat content and weakness, functional improvement ensued. (2) At least most of us can exercise to help our backs’ paraspinal muscles.  Astronauts cannot! Their paraspinal and quadratus lumborum muscles were still poor 2 to 4 years after their space flight. Researchers reason that these changes added to the back pain astronauts suffer. (3) Fort Wayne doesn’t have many astronauts in its population, so Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc will help you figure out the proper form of exercise – be it high intensity or other such exercise – for your best improvement of Fort Wayne back pain.  

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Hamisi Kote Ali on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who presents how treatment of paraspinal muscles via fascia manipulation goes along with spinal manipulation treatment using gentle Cox® Technic to deal with spine-related pain.

Schedule a Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc today. Together, we will establish the strength or lack thereof of your paraspinal muscles, your erector spinae muscles, and determine the specific exercises to strengthen them for your spine’s best alignment and movement.

Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc explains the importance of paraspinal muscles and their strength for Fort Wayne back pain relief.