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Sitka Chiropractic Incorporates Simple Exercise for Back Pain Relief

So simple: exercise. For a person who has never exercised or leads a sedentary life, it may not be so simple. But for a person with back pain, simple exercise can be a huge help. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka would never press our Sitka back pain patients to prepare for a marathon, but Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka kindly promotes taking a walk to the corner or out to the mailbox! Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka promotes simple exercise to our Sitka back pain patients as part of the comprehensive Sitka chiropractic treatment plan for back pain relief.


Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka knows that exercise (along with spinal manipulation!) adds to the rehabilitation program of patients who have undergone Sitka back surgery. In one case study, a patient with leg pain after back surgery found 89% improvement at a 3 month follow-up after getting spinal manipulation and exercise care. (1) Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka utilizes exercise and spinal manipulation through the Cox® Technic system to alleviate Sitka back pain in sufferers after surgery and to prevent back surgery by decreasing the back pain symptom generators.


Exercise is a potential treatment for Sitka low back pain, obesity and inflammation symptomatology. How? Adipose, fatty tissue releases several types of cytokines - pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory – which enhance the inflammatory response of C-reactive protein which is associated with musculoskeletal pain sensation in back pain sufferers. How does this bother Sitka back pain patients? Overweight patients have a tendency to feel more pain. One certain inflammation marker, prostaglandin E2, triggers fever and the feeling of pain and inflammation related to low back pain.  Exercise steps in to control these issues. (2) Bottomline: Sitka back pain patients would do well 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)  Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka suggests to start by just taking a walk to the end of the driveway or corner then adding a bit each trip. Running races is not required! Sitka back pain patients see the difference!

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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 assisted her attain and exceed that goal with Cox Technic.

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

Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka encourages simple exercise as part of the Sitka chiropractic back pain relief plan. 
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