Eugene Back Pain Relief Helped by Walking 90 Minutes Weekly

Just walk! It’s easy. It’s cheap. It’s effective. Walking is a great means to get healthy and stay healthy. Walking is a fantastic way to find relief from chronic pain and back pain. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic's Eugene chiropractic back pain specialist often suggests walking as one of the first things to try to Eugene back pain patients. Here is why…


It may seem strange when Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic inquires about your sitting habits when you visit Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic for Eugene back pain treatment and relief, but it is not! It’s well known and now even research documented that sitting for extended periods of time is a risk factor for low back pain. Recent research goes even further to point out that longer sitting and low physical activity raises low back pain risk even more. (1) Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic’s curiosity about your sitting habits is logical! Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic’s recommendation to walk is, too.


Eugene walking is beneficial for Eugene back pain relief as well as the back pain relieving Eugene chiropractic care at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic! Walking is good for chronic musculoskeletal pain sufferers as those with low back pain, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. Walking is a helpful type of exercise for chronic pain relief and is related to significant improvements in pain and function. (2) Exercise and physical activities like muscle strengthening and aerobic exercise have lots of backing for effectively dealing with low back pain. Weekly walking is growing more and more approval to be included on this list of effective activities. For over-50 year olds, weekly walking of 90 minutes a week decreases the risk of low back pain. Longer walking sessions are ostensibly better. Regular walking for a longer time for more than 3 days a week is significantly associated with decreased low back pain risk. (3) Excitingly, a walking program is research-documented to offer the lowest costs and the best chance of continuing to do it by back pain patients. (4) Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic understands that our Eugene chiropractic patients will appreciate that balance!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Amanda Harris on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how well Cox® Technic assisted a spinal stenosis back pain patient get back to walking and start enjoying the benefits of walking, again.

Schedule a Eugene chiropractic appointment now. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic understands that Eugene back pain sufferers seek pain relief. The recommendation of “just walk” may be the right one for you! Walking is easy, cheap, and on your own time!

Eugene walking 3 days a week helps manage back pain, a great addition to Eugene chiropractic care at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic! 
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