Pensacola Chiropractic Exercise Recommendation Benefits for Sleep and Back Pain

Exercise. Pensacola back pain sufferers hear the advice to exercise often. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center recommends it, also. Exercise continues to show its benefit for low back pain relief and prevention…plus a new report reveals benefit for improved sleep quality!


Low back pain is a problem for the low back pain sufferer, the family, the community, and the healthcare system. Healthcare providers and researchers analyze proposed long-term methods to reduce this problem for whose sufferers’ disability continues. Exercise leads the list of non-invasive, non-drug general recommendations with manual therapy and massage in that list as well. (1) Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center offers itself as the Pensacola back pain specialty clinic that many back pain sufferers visit.


Many chronic back pain sufferers visit their primary care practitioners first. it is a pretty normal experience. Primary care recommendations for chronic low back pain care usually involve exercise, oral prescriptions of NSAIDs and SNRI’s like duloxetine. In research, there is an interesting 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 them to find 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 three 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. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center always incorporates it in the Pensacola chiropractic treatment plan. Exercise places some control of chronic low back pain in our Pensacola chiropractic patients’ hands.


An additional beneficial patient-controlled alternative is sleep-and-exercise. Lack of sleep – time and/or quality – is a problem for so many Pensacola chiropractic patients. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center often hears our patients bring up sleep difficulties. Sleep is renewing for the body and the mind. Exercise is manytimes prescribed to address sleep and mood issues. A noteworthy 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 often reported falling asleep quicker, less daytime issues, and less depressive mood. Women who exercised more often went to bed earlier, experienced better sleep quality, and reported more benefit from sleep, less depressive mood, and less anger. (3) Regular exercise is key 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 describes a case of a young female patient with low back pain and her treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management plus strengthening exercise that improved her condition.

Make your Pensacola chiropractic appointment soon. “Exercise.” It’s a recommendation Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center will keep sharing for back pain relief and prevention as well as improved sleep.

Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center shares new research about the benefit of exercise for back pain relief and sleep.  
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