Ottawa Back Pain Relief Helped by Walking 90 Minutes Weekly

Just walk! It’s simple. It’s cheap. It’s useful. Walking is a great way to get healthy and remain healthy. Walking is an amazing way to discover relief from chronic pain and back pain. Motion4Life - Dr. Paul Taillefer's Ottawa chiropractic back pain specialist often suggests walking as one of the initial things to try to Ottawa back pain patients. Here’s why…


It may seem odd when Motion4Life - Dr. Paul Taillefer asks about your sitting habits when you come in for Ottawa back pain treatment and relief, but it’s not! It is well known and now even research documented that sitting for longer periods of time is a risk factor for low back pain. Recent research reports more emphatically that longer sitting and low physical activity boosts low back pain risk even more. (1) Motion4Life - Dr. Paul Taillefer’s curiosity about your sitting habits is logical! Motion4Life - Dr. Paul Taillefer’s recommendation to walk is, too.


Ottawa walking is advantageous for Ottawa back pain relief along with the back pain relieving Ottawa chiropractic care at Motion4Life - Dr. Paul Taillefer! Walking is beneficial for chronic musculoskeletal pain sufferers as those with low back pain, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. Walking is an effective form of exercise for chronic pain relief and is associated with 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 gaining more and more favor to be added to this list of effective exercises. For over-50 year olds, weekly walking of 90 minutes a week lowers the risk of low back pain. Lengthier walking sessions are seemingly better. Routine walking with lengthier duration for more than 3 days a week is significantly associated with lower low back pain risk. (3) Excitingly, a walking program is research-documented to offer the cheapest costs and the best chance of continuing to do it by back pain patients. (4) Motion4Life - Dr. Paul Taillefer understands that our Ottawa 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 return to walking and begin again to enjoy.

Schedule a Ottawa chiropractic appointment now. Motion4Life - Dr. Paul Taillefer gets that Ottawa back pain sufferers want pain relief. The suggestion of “just walk” may be the right one for you! Walking is simple, inexpensive, and on your own time!

Ottawa walking 3 days a week helps manage back pain, a great addition to Ottawa chiropractic care at Motion4Life - Dr. Paul Taillefer! 
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