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Toronto Chiropractic Back Pain Relief Benefits from Routine Exercise

Independence. It’s an admirable quality. Most of the time. When it comes to exercise, accepting a little guidance more often is better. Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre is ready to be your guide! Toronto back pain sufferers can depend on Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre to set up, demonstrate and supervise an exercise routine that is pain relieving specially for you!


Research shows that supervised exercise therapy begets significant symptom relief and improved quality of life for patients with intermittent claudication by increasing maximal walking distance in just 3 months. Sadly, it is not put in to practice enough. Home based exercise therapy with observation devices like a pedometer or logbook and walking are other helpful alternatives to supervised exercise, allowing a bit more of the preferred independence. (1) Toronto back pain patients may benefit just like these back pain patients. Spinal stenosis back pain patients would appreciate walking more in such a way!


A recent study reports that supervised physical therapy for lumbar spinal stenosis patients provided significant short-term improvements in symptom severity, walking distance, pain, physical activity and function in comparison to unsupervised. (2) A follow-up study evaluated a more specific schedule of supervised physical therapy visits – twice a week and one time a week - to home exercise. It reports specifically that 6 weeks of supervised physical therapy twice a week for lumbar spinal stenosis patients allowed significant short term improvements in the severity of symptoms, physical function, back and leg pain and gait disturbance compared with one time a week PT visits and home exercise alone. (3) Our Toronto back pain patients would welcome all these improvements, undoubtedly!


Improvement is the goal in managing back pain. Independence only takes you so far when your back is hurting. There is always a tipping point when the pain just can’t be put up with any longer! Then a visit to the doctor is planned. Many articles are written about how the doctor seen first often sets the course for subsequent care. (That was the subject of another blog!) Regarding exercise and physical therapy for back pain, though, these are conservative management forms that are often too rarely used while opioid prescriptions are most ordinarly in the year before elective lumbar spine surgery: 84.4% opioid prescription and 14.6% minimum of 6 exercise therapy visits. (4) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre is honored to partner with you for back pain relief. Your Toronto chiropractor is a well-trained Toronto back pain specialist whose treatment plan includes the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and exercise.

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Schedule your Toronto chiropractic visit with Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre today. Together, we will set up a comprehensive treatment plan for you that will permit a nice balance of independence and supervision for maximal Toronto back pain relief.

Toronto back pain patients have a coach in Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre as exercise suggestions and demos are part of the chiropractic treatment plan!  
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