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Peoria Chiropractic Incorporates Simple Exercise for Back Pain Relief

So simple: exercise. For a person who has never exercised or leads a sedentary life, it might be so simple. But for a person with back pain, simple exercise can be a huge help. Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture would never push our Peoria back pain patients to prep for a marathon, but Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture gently encourages a walk to the mailbox or down the driveway! Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture promotes simple exercise to our Peoria back pain patients as part of the comprehensive Peoria chiropractic treatment plan for back pain relief.


Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture knows that exercise (along with spinal manipulation!) contributes to the recovery of patients who have gone through Peoria back surgery. In one case study, a patient with leg pain after back surgery showed 89% improvement at a 3 month follow-up after receiving spinal manipulation and exercise care. (1) Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture uses exercise and spinal manipulation via the Cox® Technic system to ease Peoria back pain in sufferers after surgery and to prevent back surgery by lessening the back pain symptom generators.


Exercise is a potential treatment for Peoria low back pain, obesity and inflammation symptomatology. Why? Adipose, fatty tissue releases several types of cytokines - pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory – which heightens the inflammatory response of C-reactive protein which is associated with musculoskeletal pain sensation in back pain sufferers. What does this mean? Overweight patients have a tendency to feel more pain. One particular inflammation marker, prostaglandin E2, produces fever and the feeling of pain and inflammation associated to low back pain.  Exercise steps in to control these issues. (2) Bottomline: Peoria back pain patients are advised to exercise, move, be active, to the level they can. Begin small. Simple stabilization exercises increased function, stopped fatigue and increased transverse abdominis contraction in herniated disc back pain patients. (3)  Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture recommends just wandering to the end of the driveway or corner then increasing the distance a bit each trip. Running races isn’t required! Peoria back pain patients notice the change!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Joel Kirsch on the Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he shares a patient whose goal was to just walk, period, and how his care helped her attain and exceed that goal with Cox Technic.

Schedule a Peoria chiropractic appointment with Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture today for Peoria back pain relief. The Peoria chiropractic treatment plan for back pain relief encourages simple, as simple as choosing to take that first walk to the front door of Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture’s office!

Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture suggests simple exercise as part of the Peoria chiropractic back pain relief plan. 
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