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Brooks Chiropractic Back Pain Relief Benefits from Regular Exercise

Independence. It’s an admirable quality. Sometimes. When it comes to exercise, getting a bit of guidance more often is better. Soft Health and Healing Clinic is equipped to be your guide! Brooks back pain sufferers can depend on Soft Health and Healing Clinic to assemble, demonstrate and supervise an exercise routine that is pain relieving specially for you!


Research demonstrates that supervised exercise therapy allows significant symptom relief and improved quality of life for patients with intermittent claudication by increasing maximal walking distance in just 3 months. Sadly, it is not used enough. Home based exercise therapy with observation tools like a pedometer or logbook and walking are other valuable alternatives to supervised exercise, allowing a bit more of the desired independence. (1) Brooks back pain patients may benefit in the same manner these back pain sufferers do. Spinal stenosis back pain patients would appreciate walking more in such a way!


A recent study reports that supervised physical therapy for lumbar spinal stenosis patients gave significant short-term improvements in symptom severity, walking distance, pain, physical activity and function compared with unsupervised. (2) A follow-up study compared a more specialized schedule of supervised physical therapy visits – two times a week and once a week - to home exercise. It states specifically that 6 weeks of supervised physical therapy twice weekly for lumbar spinal stenosis patients allowed significant short term improvements in the severity of symptoms, physical function, back and leg pain and gait disturbance rather than one time a week PT visits and home exercise exclusively. (3) Our Brooks back pain patients would embrace all these improvements, no doubt!


Improvement is the goal in managing back pain. Independence only gets you so far when dealing with back pain. There is always a tipping point when the pain just can’t be dealt with any more! Then a visit to the doctor is planned. Many articles are written about how the doctor seen first often sets the course for resulting care. (That was the topic of another blog!) Regarding exercise and physical therapy for back pain, though, these are conservative management forms that are often too infrequently used while opioid prescriptions are very common in the year before elective lumbar spine surgery: 84.4% opioid prescription and 14.6% minimum of 6 exercise therapy visits. (4) Soft Health and Healing Clinic is honored to partner with you for back pain relief. Your Brooks chiropractor is a well-trained Brooks back pain specialist whose treatment plan includes the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and exercise.

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Brooks back pain patients have a partner in Soft Health and Healing Clinic as exercise suggestions and demos are part of the chiropractic treatment plan!  
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