10,080 minutes are in a week. What do you do with all that time? Sleep, eat, talk, work, listen, shop, drive…exercise? Exercise does not always appear in at number one on most people’s lists of favorite things to do with their time. It is recommended that we all exercise at least 150 minutes a week. (6) That’s only
- 2 and a half hours a week.
- 5 sessions of 30 minutes a week.
- 10 sessions of 15 minutes a week.
That doesn’t seem like much, but we need to schedule it into our busy lives, do we not? Even your Eugene chiropractor needs to do that! Time goes by so quickly for everyone, including time for your Eugene chiropractic physician at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic. Your Eugene chiropractic physician at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic encourages Eugene chiropractic patients to continue doing their exercise routines even when their Eugene back pain is not so bad.
Benefits of Exercise
Exercise makes people happier, less depressed and sleep better. (1,2) Eugene chiropractic patients do, too! Hearts and minds are healthier when their owners exercise. (3,4) Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic challenges you to get out and try a walk! See how much clearer you think and healthier you feel as your heart pumps more. Exercise reduce memory loss. (4) Exercise decreases depressive symptoms. (2) Blood pressure drops. (5) Life span may even expand due to heart workouts with aerobic exercise. (3) Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic sees lots of advantages from all of these!
Exercise is life-giving. Exercise is life-supporting. Exercise is all that for normal spine folks but even more significant for Eugene back pain sufferers especially for Eugene post-back surgery patients who still have back pain. Post-surgical patients who exercise 150 minutes a week show a notable reduction in pain and reoperation rate states a new study of post-surgery back pain patients. In this study the mean age was 57 years old. 80% of them had degenerative diagnoses. 63% had gone through a multilevel back surgery. Only 35% of them met the greater than 1400 kcal per week exercise expenditure and left them open to a second surgery (called a revision surgery). Only 26% of post back surgery patients met the more than 150 minutes a week of exercise leaving them open to degenerative diagnoses, subsequent spine surgery, and more postoperative back pain. (6) 150 minutes a week does not sound like much anymore, does it? Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic knows our Eugene chiropractic patients can arrange 2.5 hours a week for their back’s sake. It's part of the whole Eugene treatment plan of chiropractic care.
Exercise in advance of surgery. Exercise after surgery. Exercise for life. Exercise for health. Schedule your Eugene chiropractic visit today. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic is prepared to see just how easy it may be to figure out just for you, one your Eugene lifestyle can manage, one that you’ll be able to put time into your schedule to do.