Patient to the chiropractor: “Treat me so I don’t hurt.”
Chiropractor: “Be sure to do your exercises, so you won’t
Chiropractors like your Buffalo, NY chiropractor at The Novelli Wellness Center
wonder how to get back pain patients to do suggested
exercises. In any case, these exercises help back pain sufferers get stronger as
well as decrease and prevent back pain! The back muscles and gluteus muscles and hamstrings get stronger. Patients
ponder why the chiropractor suggests
exercises since all they wanted was for the chiropractor
to resolve the back pain problem. What a quandary!
Both the Buffalo, NY chiropractor and Buffalo, NY chiropractic patient
have the same goal - pain relief – but their beliefs, experiences and
expectations vary. (1) That is how it is. Research
shows this. Clinical experience shows this. When patients admit this and their chiropractors admit this, everyone then works
together to relieve Buffalo, NY back pain, prevent future pain, and
strengthen muscle. Let us do that!
EXERCISE GUIDELINES TO REDUCE AND PREVENT BACK
PAIN AND NECK PAIN
Guidelines for how to
handle back pain and neck pain are published. Exercise is
among the recommendations for the non-invasive
pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies for
treating acute and chronic low back pain and neck pain both without serious pathology and with radiculopathy. Spinal manipulation and manual
therapy are also listed in these guidelines by the Global Spine Care
Initiative. (2) The Novelli Wellness Center carefully considers
these in caring for Buffalo, NY back pain.
BACK PAIN BENEFITS FROM STRONG GLUTEAL MUSCLES
Patients with low back pain are more apt to be less active. Pain influences that
decision. Low back pain patients fear that activity may cause pain, resulting in weakened muscles like the gluteus maximus. Lengthy
immobilization or inactivity prevents use of these muscles.
In low back pain patients, a weak gluteus maximus is a common finding.
Researchers report that the gluteus maximus cross-sectional
area is reduced in low back pain sufferers, especially
for women. (3) For Buffalo, NY chiropractic back pain patients feeling constant lumbopelvic pain and test
positive for sacroiliac joint dysfunction, performing gluteus
maximus strengthening exercises is advantageous. Patients who
did exercise found a reduction in pain and an improvement
in gluteus maximum strength and function. (4) Performing both - exercise
to strengthening the gluteus maximus muscles and lumbar segmental stabilization
exercise – lessened low back pain disability significantly more
and increased lumbar spine muscle strength and balance better
than just lumbar segmental stabilization exercise alone. (5) To
activate the gluteus maximus muscles, erector spinae and hamstrings
more deliverately during exercise, researchers came
up with a unique laser pointer system that permitted
the exercise participants to see their muscle usage. This enhanced
their form. (6) Let your Buffalo, NY chiropractor be your laser
pointer! Listen to advised
tips for how to exercise the right way.
CONTACT The Novelli Wellness Center
Schedule your Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment to
set up a treatment plan that involves your
Buffalo, NY chiropractor treating and your exercising
to build up muscles. When the Buffalo, NY chiropractor
and the Buffalo, NY chiropractic patient both “get” each other, Buffalo, NY
back pain is history!