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…
WALK MORE. SIT LESS.
It may seem odd when Executive Chiropractic of Iowa asks about your sitting habits when you come in 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 makes sense! Executive Chiropractic of Iowa’s
recommendation to walk does, too.
West Des Moines WALKING BENEFITS
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 for a longer time 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!
CONTACT Executive Chiropractic of Iowa
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!
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