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Malverne Health & Wellness Shares Tips on How to Reduce Negative Effects of Back Pain on Your Life

Quality of life. That’s the key factor in aging well and taking pleasure in life to its fullest. Malverne Health & Wellness is grateful to work with Malverne chiropractic patients to increase their chances of aging well and enjoying the best quality of life possible. Malverne back pain patients understand that knowing what factors might negatively impact their quality of life and their options to lessen the influence of those factors.

FACTORS INFLUENCING BACK PAIN AND QUALITY OF LIFE

Musculoskeletal diseases like osteoporosis, knee arthritis, disc degeneration and related back pain decrease quality of life. These conditions often happen in mid-life and older life, making life not very pleasant. Researchers reported on factors that seem to reduce the odds of getting these conditions. What are they? Lower body mass index (BMI). Fine spinal alignment. Greater back muscle strength. No issue with locomotion syndrome – trouble with moving from one position to another, one place to another. Stable body balance. With all of these good factors in place, middle aged and older folks can expect a better quality of life. (1) Further, since lumbar spine extensor muscles are known to be key issues in motor control functions like balance, attempts to strengthen these particularly are critical to attempt to turn around such problems as balance control. (2) Exercise is often a part of the chiropractic treatment plan for Malverne back pain patients. Malverne Health & Wellness knows that back pain sufferers have many options of care from which to pick and shares what the researchers say about such options.

SURGICAL OUTCOMES

To benefit most out of an option, the circumstances must be optimal.  Back surgery may not always be the choice option for every Malverne back pain patient. Undergoing back surgery does not always produce fully the desired outcome, especially for patients with back pain due to lumbar spinal stenosis. The pain and disability that come with it lingered for 29% to 42% of patients who reportedly had minimal to no benefit from back surgery. (3) Today’s guidelines of care for back pain recommend non-surgical options like spinal manipulation first. Chiropractic care is all about spinal manipulation. Chiropractic care at Malverne Health & Wellness is all about Cox® Technic flexion distraction decompression spinal manipulation to achieve the sought after pain reduction outcome.

Malverne CHIROPRACTIC CARE OUTCOMES

Chiropractic researchers are presently studying the specific effects of chiropractic care’s spinal manipulation on balance, strength and endurance improvement in patients with low back pain, especially active military personnel as 20% of all disability discharges were associated with back pain. (4) Low back pain is a frequent reason for disability in the military. Given that military personnel are people like us all, this study’s results will be interesting! Another study that added chiropractic - spinal manipulative therapy to the low back and adjacent regions along with other therapeutic approaches like rehabilitative exercise, cryotherapy, superficial heat, and other manual therapies - to usual medical care - self-care, medications, physical therapy, and pain clinic referral – improved short-term outcomes in low back pain intensity and disability in active duty military. (5) Malverne Health & Wellness collects these helpful studies to share with our Malverne back pain patients.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Michael McMurray on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes his care of a back pain patient who attained relief with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Manipulation, improved his quality of life notwithstanding his lumbar spinal stenosis condition.

Schedule your next Malverne chiropractic visit. Together, you and Malverne Health & Wellness will set a course to make sure your quality of life in middle and older age is as enjoyable as possible without the negative influence of back pain and other uncomfortable musculoskeletal diseases.

Malverne Health & Wellness offers chiropractic care of back pain to reduce its negative effects on our back pain patients’ quality of life.
 
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