Independence. It is a worthy
quality. Most of the time. When it comes to exercise, getting
some guidance more often is better. Manahawkin Chiropractic Center is prepared
to be your guide! Manahawkin back pain sufferers can rely
on Manahawkin Chiropractic Center to establish, demonstrate and supervise
a pain-relieving exercise routine
just for you!
BENEFIT OF SUPERVISED EXERCISE
Research demonstrates that supervised exercise
therapy produces significant symptom relief and improved
quality of life for patients with intermittent claudication by boosting
maximal walking distance in just 90 days. Sadly, it
Home based exercise therapy with observation devices like a
pedometer or logbook and walking are other helpful alternatives
to supervised exercise, allowing a bit more of the desired independence.
(1) Manahawkin back pain patients may benefit in the same manner these back pain sufferers do. Spinal stenosis back pain patients would value
walking more in such a way!
MORE FREQUENT SUPERVISED SESSIONS BENEFICIAL
A recent study reports that
supervised physical therapy for lumbar spinal stenosis patients gave
significant short-term improvements in symptom severity, walking distance,
pain, physical activity and function in comparison to
unsupervised. (2) A follow-up study compared a more specialized
schedule of supervised physical therapy visits – two times a week
and once weekly - to home exercise. It states
specifically that 6 weeks of supervised physical therapy twice weekly for lumbar spinal stenosis patients allowed
significant short term improvements in the severity of symptoms, physical
function, back and leg pain and gait disturbance compared with
one time a week PT visits and home exercise exclusively.
(3) Our Manahawkin back pain patients would welcome all these
EXERCISE AS PART OF AN OVERALL BACK PAIN RELIEF TREATMENT
Improvement is the goal in managing back pain. Independence only gets you so far when your back is hurting. There is always a
tipping point when the pain just cannot be put up with
any more! Then a visit to the doctor is planned.
Many articles are written about how the doctor seen first often sets the course for subsequent
care. (That was the subject of another blog!) Regarding
exercise and physical therapy for back pain, though, these are conservative
management forms that are often too infrequently used while opioid
prescriptions are very common in the year before elective
lumbar spine surgery: 84.4% opioid prescription and 14.6% minimum of 6 exercise
therapy visits. (4) Manahawkin Chiropractic Center is honored to partner with
you for back pain relief. Your Manahawkin chiropractor is
a well-trained Manahawkin back pain specialist
whose treatment plan incorporates the Cox® Technic System of
Spinal Pain Management and exercise.
CONTACT Manahawkin Chiropractic Center
Schedule your Manahawkin chiropractic visit with
Manahawkin Chiropractic Center today. Together, we’ll set up a thorough
treatment plan for your pain relief that will allow a
nice balance of independence and supervision for best
Manahawkin back pain relief.
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