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.
SPINAL MOVEMENT ALTERED BY 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.
TESTING SPINAL MOVEMENT
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
CONTACT Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
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
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