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Back Pain Changes Millville Spinal Movement

Any Millville back pain sufferer will agree: back pain alters movement. Sitting down takes more time. Standing up is slower. Bending over requires some thought…or causes total avoidance. Wilson Family Chiropractic knows back pain changes movements. Researchers continue to study just how and how much it alters motion. With chiropractic care, your Millville chiropractor is focused on helping you get back the simplicity of movement you had before you experienced back pain.


Patients with low back pain move differently. They often alter the way they move to avoid pain. They will walk differently. They bend differently. Their spinal kinematics – motions – are unusual. A recent study reviewed over 800 papers on this topic of altered kinematics. The authors asserted that restricted lumbar spinal mobility in all planes brought on by low back pain was statistically significant. (1) Another study found that the kind of spinal disorder a patient impacted the biomechanics of the sit-to-stand activity. Patients with spinal deformity-related back pain showed greater differences in an array of biomechanical motions (like hip, spine, and knee torque) weighed against patients with non-specific low back pain. (2) Figuring out just how much spinal kinematics are affected by back pain is the job your Millville chiropractor enjoys most.


When healthcare providers like your Millville chiropractor evaluate new low back pain patients, tests like sit-to-stand that check our new patients’ ability to carry out motions that daily activities demand are valuable. Patients with low back pain reveal considerably altered kinematics, motions, of the spine. (3) Patients with low back pain demonstrated motion changes in the lumbar spine, hip and trunk. (4) Chronic non-specific low back pain sufferers exhibited altered motor adaptability while performing a variety of repetitive functional tasks like flexion, extension, lifting, walking, sit-to-stand-to-sit motions. (5) The chiropractic spinal examination at Wilson Family Chiropractic is systematic to document the extent to which low back pain is affecting your daily activities in order to return you to your activities of daily living with the least possible trouble.

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Matt Alexander on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he shares the effective, gentle treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for two patients with spinal stenosis, a condition shared by many people that tends to affect motion.

Make your next Millville chiropractic appointment with Wilson Family Chiropractic. When back pain has changed the way you move, walk, even think about moving, etc., make a visit to Wilson Family Chiropractic for not only back pain relief but also a return to more natural kinematic motion.

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