Baton Rouge Back Surgery Patients Must Exercise

10,080 minutes are in a week.  What do you do with all that time? Sleep, eat, talk, work, listen, shop, drive…exercise? Is exercise number one on your list?!  It’s recommended that we all put in at least 150 minutes of exercise a week. (6) That’s only  

  • 2 and a half hours a week.
  • 5 sessions of 30 minutes a week.
  • 10 sessions of 15 minutes a week.

That does not seem like much, but we need to schedule it into our busy lives, do we not? Even your Baton Rouge chiropractor needs to do that! Time goes by so quickly for everyone, including time for your Baton Rouge chiropractic physician at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation. Your Baton Rouge chiropractic physician at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation encourages Baton Rouge chiropractic patients to keep up their exercise routines even when they are feeling better and their back pain is better.

Benefits of Exercise 

People sleep better, are happier and less depressed when they exercise. (1,2) Baton Rouge chiropractic patients benefit like this, too! Hearts and minds are healthier when their owners exercise. (3,4) Just take a walk down your Baton Rouge street, and see how much clearer you think and better you feel with your heart pumping. Exercise reduce memory loss. (4) Exercise decreases depressive symptoms. (2) Blood pressure falls. (5) Life span may even expand due to heart workouts with aerobic exercise. (3)  What do you think of all these possibilities? Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation encourages you to see the positives!

Exercise is life-giving. Exercise is life-supporting. Exercise is all that for normal spine folks but even more crucial for Baton Rouge back pain sufferers particularly for Baton Rouge post-back surgery patients who still experience back pain. Post-surgical patients who exercise 150 minutes a week show a remarkable decrease in pain and reoperation rate states a new study of post-surgery back pain patients. In this study the mean age was 57 years of age. 80% of them had degenerative diagnoses. 63% had gone through a multilevel back surgery. Only 35% of them met the greater than 1400 kcal a week exercise expenditure and left them vulnerable to a second surgery (called a revision surgery). Only 26% of post back surgery patients met the greater than 150 minutes a week of exercise opening them to the risk of degenerative diagnoses, subsequent spine surgery, and more postoperative back pain. (6) 150 minutes a week doesn’t sound like much anymore, does it? Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation knows our Baton Rouge chiropractic patients can arrange 2.5 hours a week for their back’s sake. It's part of the whole Baton Rouge treatment plan of chiropractic care

Exercise Regularly 

Exercise before surgery. Exercise after surgery. Exercise for life. Exercise for health. Schedule your Baton Rouge chiropractic visit today. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is ready to help you set up an exercise routine just for you, one your Baton Rouge lifestyle can manage, one that you’ll be able to put time on your calendar to do.

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