West Des Moines Back Pain Relief Helped by Walking 90 Minutes Weekly

Just walk! It’s simple. It’s economical. It’s effective. Walking is an amazing means to get healthy and remain healthy. Walking is a great way to discover relief from chronic pain and back pain. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa's West Des Moines chiropractic back pain specialist often suggests walking as one of the initial things to try to West Des Moines back pain patients. Here’s why…


It may seem odd when Executive Chiropractic of Iowa asks about your sitting habits when you visit Executive Chiropractic of Iowa for West Des Moines back pain treatment and relief, but it’s not! It is well known and now even supported by research that sitting for lengthier periods of time is a risk factor for low back pain. Recent research goes even further to point out that extensive sitting and low physical activity boosts low back pain risk even more. (1) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa’s curiosity about your sitting habits is logical! Executive Chiropractic of Iowa’s recommendation to walk is, too.


West Des Moines walking is advantageous for West Des Moines back pain relief along with the back pain relieving West Des Moines chiropractic care at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa! Walking is helpful for chronic musculoskeletal pain sufferers as those with low back pain, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. Walking is a helpful kind of exercise for chronic pain relief and is associated with significant improvements in pain and function. (2) Exercise and physical activities like muscle strengthening and aerobic exercise have plenty of support for effectively dealing with low back pain. Weekly walking is growing more and more favor to be added to this list of effective exercises. For over-50 year olds, weekly walking of 90 minutes a week reduces the risk of low back pain. Longer walking sessions are seemingly better. Routine walking with lengthier duration for more than 3 days a week is significantly affiliated with decreased low back pain risk. (3) Excitingly, a walking program is research-documented to have the cheapest costs and the highest level of continuing to do it by back pain patients. (4) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa understands that our West Des Moines chiropractic patients will appreciate that balance!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Amanda Harris on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how well Cox® Technic assisted a spinal stenosis back pain patient get back to walking and begin again to enjoy.

Schedule a West Des Moines chiropractic appointment now. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa understands that West Des Moines back pain sufferers seek pain relief. The suggestion of “just walk” may be the right one for you! Walking is simple, cheap, and on your own schedule!

West Des Moines walking 3 days a week helps manage back pain, a great addition to West Des Moines chiropractic care at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa! 
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