You experience a bout of back pain – first,
second, tenth. Are you curious about what that means going
forward? Of course! The trajectory – researchers’ term
for the course of back pain – of the Millville back pain
experience is unique to each, but there are issues
that may help forecast that course. Wilson Family Chiropractic shares
a few ideas on the effect of lifestyle and
WHAT TO DO – Chiropractic
A new article’s findings make seeking chiropractic care
logical to contain the course of back pain. Patients
undergoing chiropractic care for their chronic (more
than 3 months) and acute (less than a month) low back pain who
reported “much better” or “better” at one week of care were 4 to 5 times more
likely to report improvement at 30 days and 90 days of care.
Particularly, acute back pain patients who reported having
more severe pain and disability at the start of care
recovered more quickly. The majority of
patients with lumbar radicular leg pain bettered. Both acute
and chronic back pain patients reported good outcomes. (1)
Another study of the interdisciplinary care (spine
surgeons/chiropractors in a university hospital) of chronic back pain patients documented
that almost half of the chronic low back pain patients cared with
chiropractic conservative care reported clinically relevant improvement. (2) Wilson Family Chiropractic
sees even better outcomes with our specific form
of chiropractic care, Cox® Technic!
WHAT TO DO – More Chiropractic
A question arises: why stop chiropractic
care with pain relief? A study demonstrated that
low back pain patients who underwent chiropractic maintenance
care – chiropractic treatments on a regular basis unrelated to whether they
had symptoms – had fewer
days of low back pain that limited their activities of daily living compared
with getting treatment only when a new low back pain episode arose. (3) More Millville
chiropractic care on a regular basis looks positive.
WHAT TO DO – More Activity
More is not always better, but some kinds of
more are better, like chiropractic and activity. A low back pain sufferer
with a lifetime history of back pain may want to consider engaging
in higher volumes of moderate to vigorous physical activity since it
was found to lower the odds of extending
severe low back pain over the next year. (4) Wilson Family Chiropractic knows
none of us back pain sufferers enjoys hearing that,
but it is the finding of one study. More intense exercise
was shown beneficial. Know too that a sedentary lifestyle –
work and/or pleasure time – moderately increases the odds
of low back pain. (5) There is a middle ground! Let’s at
Wilson Family Chiropractic discover that with you, the spot that inhibits
back pain and keeps you active as you want to be.
CONTACT Wilson Family Chiropractic
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Kurt Olding on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as he describes the at-times great
number of options for back pain relief including The Cox® Technic System of
Spinal Pain Management.
Make your Millville chiropractic
appointment soon to control your back pain’s trajectory, to limit
the impact of back pain on your life forward.