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Exercise Improves Sleep and Carrolltown Back Pain

Better sleep. Less anxiety. Back Pain Relief. What ties them together? Exercise! Carrolltown chiropractic patients come to understand that following this one little recommendation to exercise – even just walking! – in their Carrolltown chiropractic treatment plan benefits in many ways.


What is known about the sleep and pain connection? It’s acknowledged that sleep disturbance and depression alter the back pain patient’s state of mind. Having Carrolltown back pain can be disheartening if it goes on for too long (more than 12 weeks) without help as seen in chronic low back pain. (1) Current clinical guidelines all recommend exercise and physical activity for back pain sufferers. Researchers questioned if poor sleep stops these patients from being physically active. (2) Great question! Other researchers then reported that such a disruption to sleep is related to physical inactivity and depression. (2) Sleep allows the body to rest and regenerate for the next day’s tasks. Without sleep, the chronic back pain sufferer attempts the next day with less than ideal capability. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation wants all Carrolltown chiropractic care patients to be fully ready to cope with their Carrolltown back pain and do what they can for Carrolltown back pain relief.


Exercise is commonly suggested to Carrolltown back pain sufferers in aiding their path to Carrolltown back pain relief. Stabilization exercise is reported to be very valuable in managing sleep disturbance, pain-related disability, depression and anxiety for chronic low back pain patients. In a review of 26 chronic back pain patients who did stabilization exercise for only 8 weeks in a row, everything got better: sleep quality, disability, depression level, and anxiety level. (1) Another study of 1645 people from 1 to 91 years old found that better sleep quality is tied to routine physical activity. This study also found that patients over 40 years old with chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes experienced poorer sleep and yet they spent more time lying down. (3) As your Carrolltown back pain specialist, your Carrolltown chiropractor takes a look at the whole Carrolltown back pain patient and studies any and all factors when recommending an exercise plan individualized for each Carrolltown back pain sufferer.

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Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation incorporates the recommendation to exercise into its treatment plans for chronic back pain sufferers as it improves sleep and pain relief. 
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