10,080 minutes are in a week. What do you do with all those minutes? Sleep, eat, talk, work, listen, shop, drive…exercise? Is exercise number one on your list?! It is 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, don’t we? Even your Toronto chiropractor needs to do that! Time goes by so fast for everyone, including time for your Toronto chiropractic physician at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre. Your Toronto chiropractic physician at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre encourages Toronto chiropractic patients to keep up their exercise routines even when their Toronto back pain is not so bad.
Benefits of Exercise
People sleep better, are happier and less depressed when they exercise. (1,2) Toronto chiropractic patients do, too! Hearts and minds are healthier when their owners exercise. (3,4) Just take a walk down your Toronto street, and see how much clearer you think and better you feel with your heart pumping. Exercise slows memory loss. (4) Exercise decreases depressive symptoms. (2) Blood pressure falls. (5) Life span may even increase due to heart workouts with aerobic exercise. (3) What do you think of all these possibilities? Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre 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 Toronto back pain sufferers particularly for Toronto 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 leaving them open to degenerative diagnoses, subsequent spine surgery, and more postoperative back pain. (6) 150 minutes a week doesn’t sound like much anymore, does it? Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre knows our Toronto chiropractic patients can find 2.5 hours a week for their back’s sake. It's part of the whole Toronto treatment plan of chiropractic care.
Exercise before surgery. Exercise after surgery. Exercise for life. Exercise for health. Schedule your Toronto chiropractic visit today. Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre is ready to help you set up an exercise routine just for you, one your Toronto lifestyle can manage, one that you’ll be ready to put time into your schedule to do.