Back Pain Changes Pensacola Spinal Movement

Ask any Pensacola back pain sufferer, and s/he will agree: back pain changes movement. Sitting down takes more time. Standing up is slower. Bending over requires some thought…or triggers total avoidance. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center knows back pain changes motions. Researchers continue to study just how and how much it changes motion. With chiropractic care, your Pensacola chiropractor aims to help you regain the simplicity of movement you had before you had back pain.


Patients with low back pain move atypically. They often change the way they move to avoid pain. They’ll walk differently. They bend differently. Their spinal kinematics – motions – are different. A new study reviewed over 800 papers on this topic of altered kinematics. The authors concluded that the limitation of lumbar spinal mobility in all planes brought on by low back pain was statistically significant. (1) Another study found that the type of spinal disorder a patient affected the biomechanics of the sit-to-stand movement. Patients with spinal deformity-related back pain demonstrated greater differences in a variety of biomechanical motions (like hip, spine, and knee torque) compared to patients with non-specific low back pain. (2) Figuring out just how much spinal kinematics are affected by back pain is your Pensacola chiropractor’s much-loved job.


When healthcare providers like your Pensacola chiropractor evaluate new low back pain patients, tests like sit-to-stand that assess our new patients’ ability to perform motions demanded by activities of daily living are valuable. Patients with low back pain reveal greatly altered kinematics, motions, of the spine. (3) Patients with low back pain showed motion changes in the lumbar spine, hip and trunk. (4) Chronic non-specific low back pain sufferers exhibited altered motor adaptability while doing various repetitive functional tasks like flexion, extension, lifting, walking, sit-to-stand-to-sit motions. (5) The chiropractic spinal examination at Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center is comprehensive to document just how much low back pain is impeding your daily activities in order to return you to your activities of daily living with the least possible trouble.

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Matt Alexander on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains the effectiveness and gentleness of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for two patients with spinal stenosis, a condition suffered by many people that tends to affect motion.

Make your next Pensacola chiropractic appointment with Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center. When back pain has altered the way you move, walk, even think about moving, etc., make a visit to Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center for not only back pain relief but also a return to more normal kinematic motion.

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