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Back Pain Changes Tonawanda Spinal Movement

Any Tonawanda back pain sufferer will agree: back pain changes movement. Sitting down takes more time. Standing up is slower. Bending over requires some thought…or causes total avoidance. Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation knows back pain alters motions. Researchers continue to study just how and how much it changes movement. With chiropractic care, your Tonawanda chiropractor aims to help you regain the ease of movement you had before you experienced back pain.


Back pain patients move atypically. They often alter the way they move to prevent pain. They will walk differently. They bend differently. Their spinal kinematics – motions – are different. A recent study analyzed over 800 papers on the subject of altered kinematics. The authors asserted that restricted lumbar spinal mobility in all planes caused by low back pain was statistically significant. (1) Another study found that the kind of spinal disorder a patient affected the biomechanics of the sit-to-stand movement. Patients with spinal deformity-related back pain demonstrated greater differences in an array of biomechanical motions (like hip, spine, and knee torque) weighed against patients with non-specific low back pain. (2) Determining just how much spinal kinematics are affected by back pain is your Tonawanda chiropractor’s much-loved job.


When healthcare professional like your Tonawanda chiropractor analyze new low back pain patients, tests like sit-to-stand that assess our new patients’ ability to carry out motions that daily activities demand are valuable. Patients with low back pain show greatly altered kinematics, motions, of the spine. (3) Patients with low back pain showed motion changes in the lumbar spine, hip and trunk. (4) Chronic non-specific low back pain sufferers showed altered motor adaptability while performing diverse repetitive functional tasks like flexion, extension, lifting, walking, sit-to-stand-to-sit motions. (5) The chiropractic spinal examination at Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation is comprehensive to record the extent to which low back pain is affecting your daily activities in order to return you to your activities of daily living with the least possible difficulty.

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Matt Alexander on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains the effective, gentle treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for two patients with spinal stenosis, a condition suffered by many people that tends to affect motion.

Make your next Tonawanda chiropractic appointment with Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation. When back pain has affected the way you move, walk, even think about moving, etc., make a visit to Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation for not only back pain relief but also a return to more natural kinematic motion.

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