Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation invites Carrolltown back pain sufferers
and neck pain sufferers to walk. Walking is easy and valuable in managing pain. Walks don’t have be marathons! A walk in the park or around the block works wonders!
BACK PAIN’S DAILY IMPACT
$200 billion dollars a year fund
back pain management. Back pain is a top and widespread
cause of medical care visits to primary care and emergency settings.
Back pain is the most common cause for worker compensation,
lost work hours, and lost productivity. 90% of back pain is
mechanical. 12 to 33% of people are stated to experience
back pain at any point in time, making back pain a primary emphasis
of medical care and of sufferers’ attention and inattention to the day-to-day
events of life. (1) Back pain is expensive and daily-life-limiting for many.
SPINAL STENOSIS AND WALKING
Walking is a such a day-to-day necessity. One
recent study stated that back and neck pain were
positively and significantly associated with workplace absenteeism mostly caused
by difficulty standing, sitting, and walking. (2) Walking is a key
daily function! Back pain sufferers headed to surgery will do well to boost
their walking capacity before surgery. The better the walking capacity
before surgery. The greater the walking capacity afterwards. Lumbar spinal stenosis as an underlying issue for back
pain reduces walking and quality of life for its sufferers.
Lumbar spinal stenosis is the main indication for spinal
surgery in older adults, 40% of whom, even after back surgery, still
described walking disability. (3) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation encourages
walking for everyone!
WALK IN A PARK!
Exercise like walking is a simple, straight-forward
way to mitigate Carrolltown back pain. Walking in a park may be enticing.
Well-designed parks are described to enhance
public health. An interview study of peoples’ opinions of what makes parks inviting reported that trees, gardens,
open spaces, and water features were highly valued.
Walking/bike trails, basketball hoops, sports/climbing walls were described
as physical activity boosters. Seating, tables, and picnic
areas were noted as essential for social
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with Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation today. Time for a walk?! Hope so!
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