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Back Pain Changes Manahawkin Spinal Movement

Ask any Manahawkin back pain sufferer, and s/he will agree: back pain changes movement. Sitting down takes more time. Standing up is slower. Bending over takes lots of thought…or causes total avoidance. Manahawkin Chiropractic Center knows back pain alters movements. Researchers keep studying just how and how much it changes movement. With chiropractic care, your Manahawkin chiropractor aims to help you get back the ease of movement you had before you experienced back pain.


Patients with low back pain move atypically. They often change the way they move to prevent pain. They’ll walk differently. They bend differently. Their spinal kinematics – motions – are unusual. A new study reviewed over 800 papers on the subject of altered kinematics. The authors wound up stating that the limitation of lumbar spinal mobility in all planes caused by low back pain was statistically significant. (1) Another study found that the kind of spinal disorder a patient affected the biomechanics of the sit-to-stand activity. Patients with spinal deformity-related back pain showed greater differences in a variety of biomechanical motions (like hip, spine, and knee torque) compared to patients with non-specific low back pain. (2) Figuring out just how much spinal kinematics are affected by back pain is your Manahawkin chiropractor’s much-loved job.


When healthcare providers like your Manahawkin chiropractor analyze new low back pain patients, tests like sit-to-stand that assess our new patients’ ability to perform motions demanded by activities of daily living are valuable. Patients with low back pain show greatly altered kinematics, motions, of the spine. (3) Patients with low back pain showed motion changes in the lumbar spine, hip and trunk. (4) Chronic non-specific low back pain sufferers exhibited altered motor adaptability while performing diverse repetitive functional tasks like flexion, extension, lifting, walking, sit-to-stand-to-sit motions. (5) The chiropractic spinal examination at Manahawkin Chiropractic Center is comprehensive to record the extent to which low back pain is impeding your daily activities in order to return you to your activities of daily living with the least possible trouble.

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Matt Alexander on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the effective, gentle treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for two patients with spinal stenosis, a condition shared by a lot of people that tends to affect motion.

Make your next Manahawkin chiropractic appointment with Manahawkin Chiropractic Center. When back pain has changed the way you move, walk, even think about moving, etc., make a visit to Manahawkin Chiropractic Center for not only back pain relief but also a return to more normal kinematic motion.

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