Richmond Back Pain Relief Helped by Walking 90 Minutes Weekly

November 27, 2018

Just walk! It’s easy. It’s economical. It’s effective. Walking is a great way to get healthy and stay healthy. Walking is a great way to find relief from chronic pain and back pain. Johnson Chiropractic's Richmond chiropractic back pain specialist often advises walking as one of the initial activities to try to Richmond back pain patients. Here is why…


It may seem strange when Johnson Chiropractic inquires about your sitting habits when you come in for Richmond back pain treatment and relief, but it is not! It is well known and now even research documented that sitting for lengthier periods of time is a risk factor for low back pain. Recent research goes even further to point out that extensive sitting and low physical activity increases low back pain risk even more. (1) Johnson Chiropractic’s curiosity about your sitting habits is logical! Johnson Chiropractic’s recommendation to walk is, too.


Richmond walking is beneficial for Richmond back pain relief along with the back pain relieving Richmond chiropractic care at Johnson Chiropractic! Walking is helpful for chronic musculoskeletal pain sufferers like those with low back pain, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. Walking is an effective type of exercise for chronic pain relief and is related to significant improvements in pain and function. (2) Exercise and physical activities like muscle strengthening and aerobic exercise have plenty of support for effectively dealing with low back pain. Weekly walking is growing more and more favor to be added to this list of effective exercises. For over-50 year olds, weekly walking of 90 minutes a week decreases the risk of low back pain. Lengthier walking sessions are ostensibly better. Routine walking for a longer time for more than 3 days a week is significantly associated with decreased low back pain risk. (3) Wonderfully, a walking program is research-documented to offer the cheapest costs and the highest level of continuing to do it by back pain patients. (4) Johnson Chiropractic knows that our Richmond chiropractic patients will appreciate that balance!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Amanda Harris on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how well Cox® Technic assisted a spinal stenosis back pain patient get back to walking and start enjoying the benefits of walking, again.

Schedule a Richmond chiropractic appointment now. Johnson Chiropractic gets that Richmond back pain sufferers want pain relief. The suggestion of “just walk” may be the right one for you! Walking is easy, inexpensive, and on your own time!

Richmond walking 3 days a week helps control back pain, a great addition to Richmond chiropractic care at Johnson Chiropractic!