Low back pain in older women demands some
attention. Researchers and chiropractic back pain specialists like your
Williamson chiropractor at Apple Country Chiropractic offer attention! Women who suffer back pain are a
special subset of our chiropractic practice with whom we love to work!
OLDER WOMEN AND Williamson BACK PAIN
A recent report shared that low back
pain in older women stems from abdominal truck
muscle weakness. The women described in this study also
experienced decreased mobility function. Even their knee extensor
muscle strength was weak. What ties these issues together?
Muscle. Researchers described that muscle weakness directly
linked low back pain, malnutrition, and reduced
mobility function in older women. The good news was highlighted
that exercise improved these factors. (1) Apple Country Chiropractic sees over and over the benefit of exercise for our Williamson back pain patients.
EXERCISE AND BACK PAIN RELIEF
Williamson chiropractic patients with back pain seek
pain relief. That is the aim of care. Our
patients often try
other healthcare options like oral NSAIDs (number needed to treat (NNT) is
7 meaning 7 patients need to be treated for 1
patient to report benefit) and SNRIs like duloxetine (NNT: 10)
and exercise (NNT: 7). A recent study reported that these
options often deliver clinically meaningful pain decrease
as shown by the above number-needed-to-treat statistics.
Which works in the long run though? Exercise. The researchers wrote
that the only intervention that demonstrated
sustained benefit after the study’s intervention time period ended
was exercise. (2) We present this to foster the
practice of exercise for all our Williamson back pain (and neck
pain) patients. Since this is an article focused
about women with low back pain, Apple Country Chiropractic urges
our female patients who are a little older
to exercise. It’s part of the chiropractic treatment
plan that involves simple exercises as the starting
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Set up your Williamson
chiropractic appointment today. We are here to take particular
care of our female patients who experience back pain! We’ll do our part in creating an personalized
treatment plan and exercise guide to support you in doing your part with exercise for best back pain
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