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Relieving Exercise for San Jose Back Pain Relief

“Exercise? But my neck (or back) hurts!”

McMurray Chiropractic Solutions hears you! McMurray Chiropractic Solutions knows your back hurts. Many San Jose chiropractic patients come for just that reason: San Jose back pain. Back/Neck pain relief - whether because of San Jose spinal stenosis or a San Jose disc herniation whether it’s in the back/neck only or extends down the leg/arm and into the foot/hand - is possible via our joint effort: San Jose chiropractic care including spinal manipulation and exercise.


Low back pain patients with spinal stenosis and leg pain show decreased cross sectional area of the spinal extensor muscles and fat infiltration on MRI. What does that mean? They have a loss of muscle power in the low back when pain is present. (1) One of the causes of low back pain is lumbar hyperlordosis (sway back). One type of therapeutic exercise known as Perez-Olmedo revealed improvement in 60% of youths with hyperlordosis. (2) McMurray Chiropractic Solutions looks for such causes and has just the exercise to tackle the issue.


Neck pain patients experience less neck pain and improved dysfunction neck posture and range of motion with thoracic spine manipulation. The relief lasts up to a half-year later. (3) This goes to show that spinal manipulation is an important component in San Jose pain relief treatment plans. McMurray Chiropractic Solutions is good at arranging for our San Jose chiropractic patients!


Chronic low back pain patients with weak stomach muscles were treated with abdominoplasty (a “tummy tuck”).  This tightens and stabilizes the ab muscles by making the muscles work better and increase intraabdominal pressure to make them better spine stabilizers. Such abdominal strengthening should be considered a way for patients with weak lower abdominal muscles and stubborn low back pain who have failed conservative management. (4) McMurray Chiropractic Solutions can recommend you some individualized exercises that will be just right for you before resorting to a surgery!

INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION (cramp-like pain in the legs upon exercise like walking)

Peripheral artery disease patients with intermittent claudication were cared for with a home-based exercise program a supervised exercise program and usual-care control. Both exercise programs had patients exercise with a step activity monitor for 12 weeks. The patients continued with these programs which both proved productive in improving claudication measures comparable to a standard supervised exercise program. Such exercise appears more successful in getting patients to exercise in the community setting than supervised exercise. (5) If you are one of those McMurray Chiropractic Solutions is ready to be your community!


Persistent non-specific low back pain drives some San Jose back pain sufferers crazy…with good reason! McMurray Chiropractic Solutions gets it! Compared with minimal or other interventions Pilates is a superb alternative to try to decrease back pain and improve disability. (7)


Even after back surgery, exercise helps. Aerobic exercise commencing one month after first time single-level lumbar microdiscectomy brought about a more marked functional improvement than home exercise. (8) Whatever it takes to help reduce back pain is the important factor. Listen in to a PODCAST that shares how Cox Technic helps relieve post-surgical back pain. McMurray Chiropractic Solutions will help you explore the best exercise choice for you!

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