Baton Rouge Chiropractic Exercise Recommendation Benefits for Sleep and Back Pain

Exercise. Baton Rouge back pain sufferers get the advice to exercise often. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation recommends it, also. Exercise continues to show its benefit for relief of low back pain and its prevention…plus a new report shows benefit for better sleep quality!

EXERCISE FOR RELIEF OF THE BURDEN OF LOW BACK PAIN

Low back pain is a problem for the low back pain sufferer, the family, the community, and the healthcare system. Healthcare providers and researchers study proposed long-term ways to reduce this problem for whose sufferers’ disability continues. Exercise tops the list of non-invasive, non-drug general recommendations along with manual therapy and massage. (1) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is the Baton Rouge back pain specialty clinic that many back pain sufferers visit.

BACK PAIN SPECIALIST’S PLAN FOR BACK PAIN RELIEF ADDS EXERCISE

Numerous chronic back pain sufferers take themselves to their primary care practitioners first. it is a pretty standard routing. Primary care recommendations for chronic low back pain care often involve exercise, oral prescriptions of NSAIDs and SNRI’s like duloxetine. In research, there is a curious statistic called “number to treat” which denotes the number of patients with a certain condition who need to have it done the treatment recommendation for 1 of the treatment recipients to get benefit. In this new study, the number to treat for 1 chronic low back pain patient to report benefit from exercise was 7, from NSAIDs 6, and SNRIs 10. Of these 3 options, exercise was the only intervention that demonstrated continued chronic low back pain relief after the intervention ended and up to 48 weeks later. (2) Exercise is a valued, self-management, non-drug option for chronic low back pain patients. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation always incorporates it in the Baton Rouge chiropractic treatment plan. Exercise puts some control of chronic low back pain in our Baton Rouge chiropractic patients’ hands.

WHAT ABOUT SLEEP AND EXERCISE?

Another beneficial patient-controlled alternative is the sleep and exercise option. Lack of sleep – time and/or quality – is an issue for so many Baton Rouge chiropractic patients. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation often hears our patients discuss sleep difficulties. Sleep is rejuvenating for the body and the mind. Exercise is manytimes prescribed to address sleep and mood issues. An interesting study about the relationship between sleep and exercise features some interesting findings in young men and women. There are differences for each! Men who exercised more frequently reported falling asleep faster, less daytime trouble, and less depressive mood. Women who exercised more frequently went to bed earlier, experienced improved sleep quality, and reported more benefit from sleep, less depressive mood, and less anger. (3) Regular exercise is important for so many issues!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Pamela Aaron on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as she shares a case of a young female patient with low back pain and her treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and strengthening exercise that helped.

Schedule your Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment today. “Exercise.” It is a recommendation Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation will continue to share for back pain relief and prevention as well as sleep improvement.

Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation shares recent research about the benefit of exercise for back pain relief and sleep.  
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