You & Olympians: Have Pain, Find Relief, Return to Exercise Year-Round

Everybody ought to exercise. Everybody outght to move. Physical activity is for each and every one of us. Is mountain climbing or marathon running necessary? Nope! Walking is superb. Muscle strengthening is superb. Gardening when the season is suitable is amazing. No gyms are even necessary for the physical activity that will make you feel good. If a knee or back injury occurs – and they do to the best of us! – your Eugene chiropractor at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic is ready to return you to moving with gentle, safe spinal distraction manipulation…and knee distraction for the familiar issue of knee pain!

EXERCISE IN ANY WEATHER

A study done in Finland in 2017 traced the physical activity participation of 18-64 year olds and 65+ year-olds. Researchers discovered that the 18-64 year olds achieved the recommended guidelines for physical activity – 42% of men and 39% of women – better than the 65+ year olds – 26% men and 20% women. What were the most popular activities people did throughout that time? Cleaning/maintenance work, walking, and stair climbing. What exercises did they do most consistently throughout the year regardless of age/gender/season? Muscle-strengthening exercises and workout. Swimming, skiing, gardening, jogging, and stair climbing were more age/gender/season dependent. The researchers ultimately came to the conclusion that there are certain conditioning activities people will do. Suggestions for physical activity recommendations must use those to encourage the most physical activity possible. (1) What do you like to do? Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic is confident our Eugene chiropractic patients and their families can discover physical activities to do any time of year! Heck, even in snow, a good snowball toss can get us moving!

OLYMPIC EXERCISE

Winter and summer, Olympians move! They’re really like us though their training may be a bit more on the intense side. Elite athletes like the Olympians deal with pain and depression and keep going. A study of Olympians from the 1948 to 2018 games found that 32.4% describe current pain, and 35.9% report current functional limitations due to their Olympics’ days. Knee (20.6% lasting 120 days median) and lumbar spine (13.1% continuing for 100 days) were the top two injuries Olympians suffered in their training days. Depression was reported by 6.6% of them. (2) Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic presents these Olympians’ stats with our Eugene chiropractic patients letting them know they’re not alone in their pain struggles.

KNEE EXERCISE and SMT WITH COX®

Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic is ready to help when knee pain and back pain affect you. Gentle Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction and Spinal Manipulation and its distraction adaptation for knees are pain-relieving. Come in, and find out! A few sessions and you’ll be excited to get out and move, walk, garden, build a snowman, and more!

CONTACT Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes how his adaptation of Cox® Technic distraction principles for treating painful knees relieves knee pain.

Make your Eugene chiropractic appointment soon. Join everyone else who comes to Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic with knee and back pain and leaves to start moving again, gardening again, walking again, rolling up snowballs again with a bit more spring in their step! Get out, and exercise!

 
Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic shares stats on injuries Olympians sustained in their careers and beyond to assure the rest of us that we’re not the only ones with back pain and knee pain. Chiropractic can help get us back to life! 
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