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Richmond Chiropractic Care Urges Exercise for Back Pain Sufferers and Post-Menopausal Women Alike

“I’m 60/65/70/75/80 years old. Do I have to keep exercising?” Absolutely! The old saying of “move it or lose it” applies! Exercise is an integral part of the Richmond chiropractic treatment plan at Johnson Chiropractic. And we know our Richmond chiropractic patients wax and wane on their commitment to exercise. We get it and keep fostering our patients’ commitment to keep moving. We know that once you discover how good you feel with daily exercise, you will keep doing it!

EXERCISE FOR POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN

For post-menopausal women it is even more valuable to keep exercising. In the latest|a recent study of post-menopausal women with vertebral fractures, spinal pain, back extensor muscle strength, trunk-arm endurance, kyphosis, functional mobility, and quality of life all improve with exercise, specifically a supervised exercise program over a home-based plan. (1) Would you agree with Johnson Chiropractic that if there is supervision, the exercise is more likely to be done and done the right way? We all need a little extra encouragement to do what we ought to do on occasion. Johnson Chiropractic does that for our Richmond back pain patients!

EXERCISE FOR ALL BACK PAIN SUFFERERS

No matter their age, Richmond back pain patients do better with exercise. Reviewers of the exercise-for-back-pain-relief medical literature give in to the published evidence and propose that patients do exercises they enjoy and can do easily. Research’s best-evidence on therapy for chronic low back pain states that spinal manipulation and pain neuroscience education missed with exercise with or without psychological therapy is advantageous. Including the psychological component to exercise seems to produce better outcomes that are long-lasting. (2) It’s never a bad idea|It never hurts to get help for feelings and emotions during difficult times like experiencing back pain or neck pain. Johnson Chiropractic appreciates the opportunity to help back pain patients to get the care they want.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Robert Silverman on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who presents how he was able to help a patient who was a devoted intense exerciser whose back pain interfered with his livelihood and exercise. Utilizing gentle Cox® Technic chiropractic care and more gentle exercise helped this patient find his way out of pain.

Schedule your Richmond chiropractic appointment at Johnson Chiropractic today. You are never too old to exercise! No matter your age, moving is important. With chiropractic care in-office and exercising at-home, you have a sure path to healing and an enjoyable quality of life.

written by Julie Cox-Cid

assessed by Dr. James M. Cox DC DACBR FICC FACO(H) HonDLITT

 
Johnson Chiropractic promotes simple yet enjoyable exercises for post-menopausal women with vertebral fractures and back pain sufferers.  
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