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Toronto Back Pain Relief with Exercise & Chiropractic

As any sufferer of Toronto back pain understands, finding relief can be challenging. You may have visited various healthcare providers with different treatments. But did you know that exercise could be just the right addition to your attempts at getting back pain relief? According to the CHAMPS Study-DK, associations between cardiovascular disease risk factors and spinal pain may be affected by sex and health-related physical activity. (1) To put it another way, exercise can help reduce back pain. Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre presents some information about how this works.


Exercise has proven to be beneficial for those who suffer with chronic back pain in several ways. First, it strengthens core and lower back muscles which support your spine and lessen strain on it. Strengthening these muscles can help alleviate some of the pressure placed on your spine and decrease the amount of back pain you feel due to poor posture or poor habits like slouching. Further, exercise helps boost flexibility in your joints; it enhances blood circulation which helps advance healing; and it releases endorphins which are natural pain killers that help decrease inflammation related to chronic back pain. (2,3) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre combines Cox® Technic spinal manipulation that reduces intradiscal pressures (Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. William Hoffman on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the Cox® Technic and its research showing drops in intradiscal pressure.) with exercises that are shown to reduce pain for optimal patient outcomes.


It is significant to be aware that when starting an exercise program for Toronto back pain relief, you should start slowly and gradually increase intensity over time as your body adapts. It is also important to select low-impact exercises like walking or swimming rather than high impact exercises like running or jumping because these can put additional strain on your spine and aggravate rather than improve. Having said that, moderate aerobic exercise combined with stretching and strengthening exercises has been proven effective in reducing lower back pain for many people suffering from chronic conditions like back pain. Toronto back pain patients have a great exercise coach at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre as researchers explain that chiropractors actively promote (and participate in their own) physical activity by offering exercise information, questioning patients about their physical activity level, and counseling back pain patients about proper exercises for their specific conditions. (4)

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Exercise is a valuable way to manage chronic lower back pain. If performed correctly, it could be just what you need to enhance your opportunity for long term relief from lower back pain! Schedule your Toronto chiropractic appointment to begin your chiropractic pain relieving treatment plan of spinal manipulation and mobilization with exercise.

Toronto chiropractic treatment plan with walking as exercise for back pain relief  
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