Latest News in Gentle Williamson Exercise for Chronic Low Back Pain Relief

Chronic low back pain (CLBP) slows life down for its sufferers. Williamson chronic low back pain sufferers want their lives back. Apple Country Chiropractic offers a chiropractic treatment plan with options that do just that. The treatment plan often includes chiropractic spinal manipulation like Cox® Technic as well as gentle exercise and nutrition. A few recent insights about effective exercise interventions are shared here for our Williamson back pain patients’ consideration as it’s up to you to choose what exercise works for you!

WALKING AND MIND-BODY THERAPIES: Gentle Exercise Options

Walking works, so do mind-body therapies like yoga. An analysis of 31 randomized control trials of 3193 participants, walking was found to be as effective as control interventions for short term relief of chronic low back pain and slightly superior for intermediate term pain relief and activity limitation improvement while yoga was more effective to reduce pain and improve activity in the short term. Combining both walking and yoga was suggested to be a valuable combination for CLBP patients. (1) In an analysis of 18 randomized controlled trials, yoga reportedly decreased pain in the short to intermediate term and to improve functional disability from short to long term when compared with non-exercise, usual care, and education. However it had the same effects on pain and disability as other exercise modes or physical therapy. (2) Most everyone can walk. Some like physical therapy exercise. Most can do yoga if they so desire. Apple Country Chiropractic understands that not every exercise option may be our Williamson back pain sufferer’s "cup of tea”! Options are essential to participation...and Apple Country Chiropractic has them!

MOTOR CONTROL EXERCISES

One group of researchers wrote that present evidence does not indicate that any single type of exercise is better than any other for back pain relief. That’s interesting! They did state that exercise is modestly effective treatment for CLBP, a major health and socioeconomic issue (cost, disability, missed work).  The most common form of exercise for back pain relief was described as being motor control exercise working on the deep muscles and their coordination. Reportedly not superior to other types of exercise, motor control exercise should be an alternative for chronic low back pain patients among other forms of exercise. The researchers suggested that the choice should be up to the patient and his/her doctor/therapist as to what works. (3) Apple Country Chiropractic talks with each Williamson back pain sufferer to learn about what exercise will work and will be done. That’s the key!

CONTACT Apple Country Chiropractic

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Benjamin Fonke on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates the value of exercise integration  into The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Schedule your Williamson chiropractic appointment today. When CLBP has slowed life down for you, Apple Country Chiropractic’s chiropractic treatment plan with Cox® Technic and exercise that you will do can get your life’s pace back to speed. 

 
Apple Country Chiropractic shares new research-reported gentle exercise for chronic low back pain relief: yoga and walking and motor control exercise. The best? The one patients will do.  
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