Low back pain in older women demands some
attention. Researchers and chiropractic back pain specialists like your
Baton Rouge chiropractor at Spine & Sports Rehab Center give it! Women with back pain are a
special subset of our chiropractic practice with whom we love to work!
OLDER WOMEN AND Baton Rouge BACK PAIN
A recent report shared that low back
pain among older women stems from abdominal truck
muscle weakness. The women included in this study also
experienced decreased mobility function. Even their knee extensor
muscle strength was weak. What ties these concerns together?
Muscle. Researchers explained that muscle weakness directly
linked low back pain, malnutrition, and reduced
mobility function in older women. The good news was emphasized
that exercise enhanced these factors. (1) Spine & Sports Rehab Center witnesses over and over the benefit of exercise for our Baton Rouge back pain patients.
EXERCISE AND BACK PAIN RELIEF
Baton Rouge chiropractic patients with back pain desire
pain relief. That is the aim of care. Our
patients frequently see other healthcare providers who recommend options like oral NSAIDs (number needed to treat (NNT) is
7 meaning 7 patients need to be treated for one
patient to report benefit) and SNRIs like duloxetine (NNT: 10)
and exercise (NNT: 7). A recent study reported that these
options often deliver clinically meaningful pain reduction
as shown by the above number-needed-to-treat statistics.
Which works over time though? Exercise. The researchers wrote
that the single intervention that demonstrated
sustained benefit after the study’s intervention time period came to an end
was exercise. (2) We share this to encourage exercise for all our Baton Rouge back pain (and neck
pain) patients. For purposes of this article
about women with low back pain, Spine & Sports Rehab Center urges
our older women patients
to exercise. It’s part of the chiropractic treatment
plan that incorporates simple exercises as the beginning
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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Francis Bigas Morales on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as she describes treatment of lumbago suffered
by a patient and the treatment plan for pain
relief with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.
Schedule your Baton Rouge
chiropractic appointment now. We specially care for our female patients who experience back pain! We
will do our part in designing an personalized
treatment plan and exercise guide to support you in doing your part with exercise for optimal back pain
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