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Back Pain Changes Carrolltown Spinal Movement

Any Carrolltown back pain sufferer will agree: back pain alters movement. Sitting down takes more time. Standing up is slower. Bending over takes lots of thought…or prompts total avoidance. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation knows back pain alters movements. Researchers keep studying just how and how much it alters motion. With chiropractic care, your Carrolltown chiropractor is focused on helping you regain the ease of movement you had before you had back pain.


Back pain patients move differently. They often change the way they move to evade pain. You will see them walk differently. They turn around differently. Their spinal kinematics – motions – are unusual. A recent study analyzed over 800 papers on the subject of altered kinematics. The authors wound up stating that restricted lumbar spinal mobility in all planes brought on 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 movement. 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 the job your Carrolltown chiropractor relishes most.


When healthcare professional like your Carrolltown chiropractor examine new low back pain patients, tests like sit-to-stand that check our new patients’ ability to carry out motions that daily activities demand are valuable. Patients with low back pain exhibit considerably altered kinematics, motions, of the spine. (3) Patients with low back pain demonstrated motion changes in the lumbar spine, hip and trunk. (4) Chronic non-specific low back pain sufferers showed altered motor adaptability while performing various repetitive functional tasks like flexion, extension, lifting, walking, sit-to-stand-to-sit motions. (5) The chiropractic spinal examination at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is systematic to document just how much low back pain is impacting your daily activities with a goal to get you back to doing them again with the least possible difficulty.

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

Make your next Carrolltown chiropractic appointment with Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation. When back pain has affected the way you move, walk, even think about moving, etc., come to Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation for not only back pain relief but also a return to more normal kinematic motion.

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