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Effective New Roads Back Pain Exercise: Bird Dog

Exercise and back pain: what a pair! New Roads Chiropractic Center personalizes the most appropriate back pain exercises for each New Roads back pain sufferer visiting New Roads Chiropractic Center to relieve pain best, boost the supporting muscles like the erector spinae and multifidus, and recoup function. New Roads Chiropractic Center also gives every effort to find exercises that are simple, effective in numerous ways like the “bird dog” movement!


Chronic low back pain patients are not created equally. There are numerous factors that contribute to their back pain status. Each chronic low back pain sufferer must be evaluated individually as your New Roads chiropractor always tries to do. It’s a known fact that back muscle function differs from one chronic low back pain sufferer to another. Variations can be found via a thorough examination which New Roads Chiropractic Center is quite good at! The exam discoveries help create an individual treatment plan with individualized exercise recommendations. (1) Be confident that you will be treated like the individual you are at New Roads Chiropractic Center!


Exercise is a frequent suggestion for back pain patients…and with good reason. Muscles support the body and spine. A review of published papers on the usefulness of exercise revealed that exercise was likely effective for chronic low back pain in comparison to no treatment, placebo, advice or education alone, electrotherapy, or usual care. Its effect was small for function, but it enhanced pain and functional limitations outcomes. (2) New Roads Chiropractic Center believes our New Roads chiropractic patients would be in agreement that benefits of any type like this for a condition that is said to be the top cause of disability around the world for the past three decades or so, costing much in direct healthcare expense in addition to lost productivity, are valuable to {{seek with some exercise. Start with one exercise (like the following one!) and build up to the basic 10 for back pain


Erector spinae and multifidi muscles often weaken with back pain yet are so critical for stability.  Bird-dog (aka quadruped opposite arm/leg) is a 3-way effective exercise: toning the erector spinae while strengthening both the core and the multifidus. Start this by getting on hands and knees, stretching the left leg and right arm out level with the floor. Hold this for a couple seconds and repeat on the other side. Perform this 10 times on each side. (3,4) Talk with New Roads Chiropractic Center before starting any exercise though to be sure it’s appropriate for you!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Martin Fleming on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he details the treatment plan and outcome for a patient with low back and leg pain following The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Schedule your New Roads chiropractic appointment today. We’ll unite back pain and exercise together in a sensible way just for you and your back pain relief desire.

New Roads Exercise for Back Pain: Bird Dog 
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