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Baton Rouge Exercise and Spinal Manipulation Recommended for Older Adult Back Pain

May 16, 2017

Geriatric back pain patients find relief with combined chiropractic care: spinal manipulation and mobilization plus exercise. That’s what new best practices guidelines recommend. Surprised? Not likely! Your Baton Rouge chiropractor takes care of your spine, and you treat your spine! Together, your Baton Rouge chiropractor and you the Baton Rouge back pain sufferer form a great spine care team. Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers is your local Baton Rouge chiropractic care center where Baton Rouge back pain patients meet their Baton Rouge chiropractor to set a treatment plan to relieve pain as well as a plan to prevent future back pain.

A recent high-level research review reaffirms that spinal manipulation is safe for older adults suffering with back pain. Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers appreciates this confirmation! How did they do this? The systematic review of all published articles over a 7 year period updated current recommendations. Thirty-seven panelists participated in this best practices guidelinesreview and update. Conclusively, they reached agreement on current statements about the best practices for chiropractic care of older adults with back pain. They reinforced the current statement about the safety of spinal manipulation for these patients. The panel inserted two supplementary recommendations that (1) chiropractors should suggest exercise to back pain patients who are older and (2) manipulation and mobilization do more than just reduce pain; they improve overall outcomes of care. (1) Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers concurs! Baton Rouge chiropractic patients often seek care to get rid of their back pain. Then, they discover Baton Rouge chiropractic care that goes beyond just back pain relief. Chiropractic incorporation of nutrition, exercise, and wellness care encourages them to embrace a healthier approach to life.

This chiropractic care begins with back pain relief. The spinal manipulation approach Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers applies is called Cox Technic. In research studies regarding this approach, it is known that radiculopathy (leg pain), chronic moderate/severe back pain and recurrent mild back pain (pain than comes and goes) react better to chiropractic Cox Technic than to medical conservative care. This study also showed that chronic/recurrent – back pain that recurs several times a year – responds better to exercise. (2) Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers recognizes that exercise is crucial to manage back pain and prevent future back pain. Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers urges all our Baton Rouge chiropractic patients to exercise.

Schedule your Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment with Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers to talk about Baton Rouge back pain relief and prevention in older adults with Baton Rouge chiropractic care and appropriate Baton Rouge exercise. Your Baton Rouge chiropractor and you will collaborate as well as recommended spinal manipulation and exercise do to safely and effectively reduce low back pain.