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Effective Manahawkin Back Pain Exercise: Bird Dog

Exercise and back pain: what a pair! Manahawkin Chiropractic Center personalizes the suitable back pain exercises for each Manahawkin back pain sufferer visiting Manahawkin Chiropractic Center to relieve pain best, bolster the supporting muscles like the erector spinae and multifidus, and reclaim function. Manahawkin Chiropractic Center also tries to find exercises that are simple, effective in multiple ways like the “bird dog” move!


Chronic low back pain patients are not all made in the same way. There are numerous factors that impact their back pain status. Each chronic low back pain sufferer must be considered individually as your Manahawkin chiropractor strives to do. It’s a known fact that back muscle function differs from a chronic low back pain sufferer to another. Differences can be found from a thorough examination which Manahawkin Chiropractic Center does quite well. The exam discoveries help guide a personalized treatment plan with personalized exercise recommendations. (1) Be confident that you will be treated like the individual you are at Manahawkin Chiropractic Center!


Exercise is a frequent prescription for back pain patients…and with good reason. Muscles support the body and spine. A review of published research on the effectiveness of exercise revealed that exercise was likely effective for chronic low back pain in comparison to no treatment, placebo, advice or education alone, electrotherapy, or usual care. Its impact was limited for function, but it improved pain and functional limitations outcomes. (2) Manahawkin Chiropractic Center believes our Manahawkin chiropractic patients would agree that benefits of any sort like this for a condition that is reported to be the foremost cause of disability globally for the past three decades or so, costing much in direct healthcare expense as well as lost productivity, are worth seeking with a little exercise. Start with one exercise (like the following one!) and build up to the basic 10 for back pain


Erector spinae and multifidi muscles often weaken with back pain, but they are so essential for stability.  Bird-dog (aka quadruped opposite arm/leg) is a 3-way effective exercise: toning the erector spinae while strengthening the multifidus and the core as well. Start this by getting on all fours: knees and hands, stretching the left leg and right arm out level with the floor. Hold this for a couple seconds and repeat on the other side. Perform this 10 times on each side. (3,4) Talk with Manahawkin Chiropractic Center before beginning any exercise though to be sure it’s the right one for you!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Martin Fleming on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he details the treatment plan and outcome for a patient with low back and leg pain following The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Make your Manahawkin chiropractic appointment now. We’ll unite back pain and exercise together in a sensible way just for you and your back pain relief desire.

Manahawkin Exercise for Back Pain: Bird Dog 
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