Your Toronto chiropractor is always
on alert for relatable stories to address
Toronto back pain patients’ questions. Toronto back pain
patients like simple answers. Your Toronto chiropractor at
Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre does, too. Read more about these factors that influence
your relief of Toronto back pain, arm and leg pain.
CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN, MOVEMENT AND METABOLIC DISEASE
Chronic non-specific Toronto low back pain (LBP) presents
a major socioeconomic problem even though the
mechanisms are not yet fully understood. Impaired motor control is
one issue which was indicated by a reduced
movement amplitude of the pelvis, additional in-phase coordination,
lower ground reaction forces, higher stride-to-stride variability
and a higher action in spine muscles.
Impaired motor control during walking is indicated by greater
activity of the spine muscles which results in a stiffened lumbar-pelvic
region. (1) Dysmobility Syndrome (DMS) (abnormal spine motion) of the
musculoskeletal system and adverse health problems in older population is seen.
Abnormal spine mobility is affiliated with metabolic
syndrome (MetS) (2), and MetS involves a collection
of cardiovascular risk factors (insulin resistance, hypertension, glucose
intolerance, low HDL-C, and hypertriglyceridemia. (7) DMS and MetS are associated
in six ways: elevated body fat, reduced
muscle mass, reduced muscle strength, osteoporosis, slow gait
speed, and balance problems. Particularly, insulin
resistance was related to increased body
fat, osteoporosis and balance. This study revealed
a strong relationship between DMS and the presence
of MetS and its mechanisms in the elderly population. (2)
Additionally, low high density lipid (HDL) cholesterol and
high low density cholesterol/high density lipid cholesterol ratio were
significantly associated with low back pain in a middle-aged Japanese
population. Toronto back pain patients are similar to them! These discoveries might support the atherosclerosis-low back pain connection
hypothesis. (3) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre helps Toronto chiropractic patients
with Toronto back pain relief and with their desire to fix
confounding metabolic issues.
Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre encourages Toronto
chiropractic patients to exercise even simple
walking. Researchers assessed the effects
of an exercise therapy program on pain and physical dimension of health-related
quality of life for 57 young adults aged 21 average
with musculoskeletal pain. A nine-week stabilization exercise therapy
program, performed 60 minutes once a week, showed
improved pain and disability and intensified
spine muscle endurance. This report revealed that a
9-week progressive exercise therapy program can enhance physical
health and reduce the prevalence of cervical
disability and low back pain in young adults with musculoskeletal
pain. (4) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre highlights that exercise is effective!
Toronto back pain in elderly effectively reduces balance ability.
Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre doesn’t see this as a good
thing! These patients exhibited decreased
reliance on ankle and hip strategy for balance
control resulting in a discrepancy
of postural control from proprioceptive impairment. Also, older
patients with low back pain are at increased risk for lower leg
proprioceptive decrease and balance ability. (5) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre definitely
checks Toronto back pain patients for problems
HAND GRIP STRENGTH
finding is low hand grip strength in women aged
over 50 years with low physical activity was significantly related to the presence of low back pain. (6) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre
finds this interesting, but it’s documented!
CONTACT Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre
Listen to this PODCAST
by Dr. Loren Miller as he shares his chiropractic
care of a back pain patient who had several
health issues on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson. (His personal experience with back
pain and neck pain is also fascinating!)
Schedule your Toronto chiropractic appointment
today for a Toronto chiropractic treatment plan tailored
to you since exercise (regardless of the age
of the patient) and good general health equate to enhanced
spine motion and motor control.