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Millville Back Pain and Associated Spinal Instability Helped by Exercise to Improve Balance and More

Back pain turns into the main focus when it happens. The term ‘back pain’ is quite generic though as back pain arises from the united contributions of muscles, nerves, bones, etc. Low back muscles may be frail and/or unstable leacing them less useful in supporting the spine. Exercise repeatedly shows its benefit in managing spinal instability associated with Millville back pain. Wilson Family Chiropractic highly recommends exercise as something a back pain sufferer can do to help him/herself.


Instability affects balance. Back pain sufferers’ poor balance may result from poorly coordinated neuromuscular control and altered spine stability. A new study contrasted 3 groups:  subacute non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) sufferers with lumbar instability, those who don’t have instability, and healthy subjects. Those with lumbar spine instability showed greater problems with balance control, proprioception, fear of movement, more pain, and functional ability than sufferers without such instability. (1) Wilson Family Chiropractic checks for instability in our Millville back pain patients and creates a Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management  treatment plan that includes pain relieving spinal manipulation, nutrition, and exercise.


Exercise is a common intervention for low back pain patients no matter the treatment plan. For subacute NSLBP sufferers, exercise is beneficial. Not long ago, two versions of exercise were compared: core stabilization and strengthening exercise. A month of training for 30 minutes a session three times a week showed that core stabilization produced significantly more improvement than strengthening. Core stabilization enhanced proprioception, balance (as demonstrated by single leg standing with eyes open and closed on stable and unstable surfaces), thickened muscles of the transverse abdominis and lumbar multifidus, reduced functional disability, and less fear of movement. Bonuses of either exercise: no adverse effects AND pain relief. (2) Wilson Family Chiropractic is always checking for balance issues in our chiropractic patients. Exercise that improves Millville balance is so vital.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Paula Hugulet on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as she shares the benefits of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain for relieving pain and strengthening the spine.

Schedule your Millville chiropractic appointment soon. If back pain is your focus in this moment, Wilson Family Chiropractic offers a research-documented system and treatment plan for its relief and for its continued relief and deterrence with strengthening exercise for the lumbar muscles. We will create an easy exercise routine just for you!

Wilson Family Chiropractic teaches low back pain sufferers simple exercises that address lumbar spine instability.
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