Pensacola Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation and Exercise Relieve Pain

If you suffer with back pain, you want a quick fix. One treatment. Someone else to fix it. Done. Like most things in life, it is not that easy. Each of us has to take part in our lives and our recoveries. Your Pensacola chiropractor has a partnering chiropractic treatment plan that can lead to back pain and/or neck pain relief. Are you ready?

LOW BACK PAIN CHIROPRACTIC CARE: NON-INVASIVE, PAIN RELIEVING

First of all, Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center admits that there are many back pain relief options. In an attempt to figure out what treatment works in taking care of acute and chronic low back pain, researchers analyzed randomized control trials, systematic reviews and well-written clinical guidelines to try to make some sense of all the options: general behavior, pharmacological therapy, psychological therapy, specfic exercise, active rehab and education, manual therapy, physical modalities, and invasive procedures. There are lots of options! Evenutally, manual therapy, spinal manipulation, and massage for acute and chronic low back pain were strongly to marginally recommended, receiving scores of A to C. Further, spinal  manipulation was  backed by three high-quality trials, one systemic review (SR), plus a couple clinical guidelines for acute low back pain.  For chronic LBP, four higher quality trials, two SRs, as well as  four clinical guidelines found evidence to support pain improvement with spinal manipulation. Additionally, three  moderate quality trials supported pain improvement with chiropractic approaches for treating chronic LBP. Among many other discoveries, this one particularly stood out though: Of the numerous clinical trials with many types of invasive treatments, there was insufficient evidence for surgery as a treatment of chronic low back pain. (1) There are conditions for which back surgery is necessary, and your chiropractor knows this and works collaboratively with spinal surgeons. For many, Pensacola chiropractic care at Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center provides non-invasive care of acute and chronic low back pain. A great starting place!

Pensacola BACK PAIN: SMT + EXERCISE

A combined effort toward back pain relief produces results. 241 low back pain patients were randomized to three combos of care: spinal manipulation (SMT) two times weekly for 3 weeks with multifidus activating exercise or spinal mobilizing exercise or more SMT sessions. Significant differences were found for those patients in the SMT plus multifidus activating exercise group. Low back pain and its management is multi-factorial. This one study was able to show positive effects with SMT plus multifidus strengthening exercises. (2) We will talk about at-home exercise to boost your relief.

Pensacola NECK PAIN: SMT + EXERCISE

What about neck pain? A blended approach works with it as well. Regarding neck pain and upper cervical rotation restriction, patients who received manual therapy and performed cervical exercises at home experienced significantly better outcomes in disability, pain, and function. Four 20-minute manual therapy sessions plus exercise and an at-home exercise routine proved superior to  just exercise and a home-exercise program.  Neck disability indices, flexion-rotation tests, pain intensities, and more improved. (3) So do your exercises we recommend! They really do help. Layering treatment with personal care works.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Umar Ellahie on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses treatment of cervical spine and arm pain relief with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management that incorporates SMT and exercise.

Schedule your Pensacola chiropractic appointment with Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center today. Are you ready for back and neck pain relief? We’ll do our part. You do yours, and relief may be yours!

 
Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center presents recent studies that show relief of neck pain and back pain with combined approaches of spinal manipulation and exercise. 
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