10,080 minutes are in a week. What do you do with all that time? Sleep, eat, talk, work, listen, shop, drive…exercise? Exercise doesn’t always appear in at number one on most people’s lists of favorite things to do with their time. Researchers recommend that we all exercise at least 150 minutes a week. (6) That’s only
- 2 and a half hours a week.
- 5 sessions of 30 minutes a week.
- 10 sessions of 15 minutes a week.
That doesn’t seem like much, but we need to schedule it into our busy lives, do we not? Even your New Roads chiropractor needs to do that! Time goes by so fast for everyone, including time for your New Roads chiropractic physician at New Roads Chiropractic Center. Your New Roads chiropractic physician at New Roads Chiropractic Center encourages New Roads chiropractic patients to continue doing their exercise routines even when their New Roads back pain is not so bad.
Benefits of Exercise
People sleep better, are happier and less depressed when they exercise. (1,2) New Roads chiropractic patients do, too! Hearts and minds are healthier when their owners exercise. (3,4) Just take a walk down your New Roads street, and see how much clearer you think and healthier you feel as your heart pumps more. Exercise reduce memory loss. (4) Exercise decreases depressive symptoms. (2) Blood pressure drops. (5) Life span may even expand due to heart workouts with aerobic exercise. (3) What do you think of all these possibilities? New Roads Chiropractic Center encourages you to see the positives!
Exercise is life-giving. Exercise is life-supporting. Exercise is all that for normal spine folks but even more important for New Roads back pain sufferers especially for New Roads post-back surgery patients who still experience back pain. Post-surgical patients who exercise 150 minutes a week show a remarkable decrease in pain and reoperation rate reports a new study of post-surgery back pain patients. In this study the mean age was 57 years old. 80% of them had degenerative diagnoses. 63% had gone through a multilevel back surgery. Only 35% of them met the greater than 1400 kcal per week exercise expenditure and left them open to a second surgery (called a revision surgery). Only 26% of post back surgery patients met the greater than 150 minutes a week of exercise opening them to the risk of degenerative diagnoses, subsequent spine surgery, and more postoperative back pain. (6) 150 minutes a week doesn’t sound like much anymore, does it? New Roads Chiropractic Center knows our New Roads chiropractic patients can arrange 2.5 hours a week for their back’s sake. It's part of the whole New Roads treatment plan of chiropractic care.
Exercise in advance of surgery. Exercise after surgery. Exercise for life. Exercise for health. Schedule your New Roads chiropractic visit today. New Roads Chiropractic Center is prepared to help you set up an exercise routine just for you, one your New Roads lifestyle can manage, one that you’ll be able to put time into your schedule to do.
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