Independence. It is an admirable
quality. Most of the time. When it comes to exercise, getting
a little guidance more often is better. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is prepared
to be your guide! Carrolltown back pain sufferers can count
on Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation 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 bettered
quality of life for patients with intermittent claudication by increasing
maximal walking distance in just three months. Sadly, it
Home based exercise therapy with observation tools like a
pedometer or logbook and walking are other helpful alternatives
to supervised exercise, allowing a bit more of the desired independence.
(1) Carrolltown back pain patients may benefit in the same manner these back pain sufferers do. Spinal stenosis back pain patients would appreciate
walking more like that!
MORE REGULAR SUPERVISED SESSIONS BENEFICIAL
A recent study reports that
supervised physical therapy for lumbar spinal stenosis patients delivered
significant short-term improvements in symptom severity, walking distance,
pain, physical activity and function compared with
unsupervised. (2) A follow-up study compared a more specialized
schedule of supervised physical therapy visits – twice a week
and one time a week - to home exercise. It reports
specifically that 6 weeks of supervised physical therapy two times a
week for lumbar spinal stenosis patients allowed
significant short term improvements in the severity of symptoms, physical
function, back and leg pain and gait disturbance rather than
once a week PT visits and home exercise alone.
(3) Our Carrolltown back pain patients would embrace all these
EXERCISE AS PART OF AN OVERALL BACK PAIN RELIEF TREATMENT
Improvement is the goal for back
pain management. Independence only takes you so far when your back is hurting. There’s always a
tipping point when the pain just can’t be put up with
any more! Then a visit to the doctor is planned.
Many articles are written about the choice of healthcare provider a back pain
sufferer sees first sets the course for subsequent
care. (That was the topic of another blog!) Concerning
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) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is honored to be chosen for back pain relief. Your Carrolltown chiropractor is
an experienced Carrolltown back pain specialist
whose treatment plan incorporates the Cox® Technic System of
Spinal Pain Management and exercise.
CONTACT Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
Schedule your Carrolltown chiropractic visit with
Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation today. Together, we will set up a comprehensive
treatment plan for you that will permit a
nice balance of independence and supervision for maximal
Carrolltown back pain relief.
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