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Latest News in Gentle Malverne Exercise for Chronic Low Back Pain Relief

Chronic low back pain (CLBP) negatively impacts life for its sufferers. Malverne chronic low back pain sufferers want their lives back. Malverne Health & Wellness offers a chiropractic treatment plan with options that do exactly that. The treatment plan often involves chiropractic spinal manipulation like Cox® Technic together with gentle exercise and nutrition. Some new insights about effective exercise interventions are presented here for our Malverne back pain patients’ consideration as it is for you to decide to choose what exercise suits you!


Walking works, so do mind-body therapies like yoga. An analysis of 31 randomized control trials of 3193 participants, walking was found to be as effective as control interventions for short term relief of chronic low back pain and slightly superior for intermediate term pain relief and activity limitation improvement while yoga was more effective for pain and activity limitation improvement in the short term. Combining both walking and yoga was suggested to be a valuable combination for CLBP patients. (1) In an analysis of 18 randomized controlled trials, yoga reportedly decreased pain in the short to intermediate term and to improve functional disability from short to long term when compared with non-exercise, usual care, and education. However it had equal effects on pain and disability as other exercise modes or physical therapy. (2) Most everyone can take a stroll. Some like physical therapy exercise. Most can perform yoga if they want. Malverne Health & Wellness knows not every exercise option may be our Malverne back pain sufferer’s “thing”! Options are key to participation...and Malverne Health & Wellness has them!


One set of researchers wrote that current evidence does not propose that any one form of exercise is better than any other for back pain relief. That is interesting! They did report that exercise is modestly effective treatment for CLBP, a significant health and socioeconomic issue (cost, disability, missed work).  The most common form of exercise for back pain relief was described as being motor control exercise which works on the deep muscles and their coordination. Supposedly not superior to other types of exercise, motor control exercise should be an alternative for chronic low back pain patients among other types of exercise. The researchers suggested that the choice should be up to the patient and his/her doctor/therapist as to what works. (3) Malverne Health & Wellness talks with each Malverne back pain sufferer to learn about what exercise will work and will be performed. That is the key!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Benjamin Fonke on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the benefit of exercise integration  into The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Schedule your Malverne chiropractic appointment today. When chronic low back pain has slowed your life down, Malverne Health & Wellness’s chiropractic treatment plan with Cox® Technic and exercise that you will do may well restore your pace of life. 

Malverne Health & Wellness shares new research-reported gentle exercise for chronic low back pain relief: yoga and walking and motor control exercise. The best? The one patients will do.  
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