New Roads Chiropractic Center invites New Roads back pain sufferers
and neck pain sufferers to walk. Walking is easy and valuable in managing pain. Walks do not have be marathons! A walk in the park or around the neighborhood effects positive change!
BACK PAIN’S DAILY IMPACT
$200 billion dollars annually go to
back pain management. Back pain is a leading and widespread
cause of medical care visits to primary care and emergency settings.
Back pain is the most common reason for worker compensation,
missed work hours, and lost productivity. 90% of back pain is
mechanical. 12 to 33% of people are reported to experience
back pain at any point in time, making back pain a main emphasis
of medical care and of sufferers’ attention and inattention to the day-to-day
events of life. (1) Back pain is costly and quality
of life altering for many.
SPINAL STENOSIS AND WALKING
Walking is a such a day-to-day necessity. One
newer study stated that back and neck pain were
positively and significantly associated with workplace absenteeism mostly caused
by difficulty standing, sitting, and walking. (2) Walking is a vital
daily function! Back pain sufferers headed to surgery will do well to improve
their walking capacity before surgery. The greater the walking capacity
before surgery. The better the walking capacity after
surgery. Lumbar spinal stenosis as an underlying issue for back
pain reduces walking and quality of life for its sufferers.
Lumbar spinal stenosis is the main sign for spinal
surgery in older adults, 40% of whom, even after back surgery, still
stated walking disability. (3) New Roads Chiropractic Center urges
walking for everyone!
WALK IN A PARK!
Exercise like walking is a simple, straight-forward
way to lessen New Roads back pain. Walking in a park may be enticing.
Well-designed parks are said to improve
public health. An interview study of peoples’ opinions about what makes parks inviting reported that trees, gardens,
open spaces, and water features were highly appreciated.
Walking/bike trails, basketball hoops, sports/climbing walls were described
as physical activity boosters. Seating, tables, and picnic
areas were noted as necessary for social
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with New Roads Chiropractic Center today. Ready for a walk?! Hope so!
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