Ask any San Jose back pain sufferer, and s/he will agree: back pain alters
movement. Sitting down takes more time. Standing up is slower. Bending over requires
some thought…or prompts total avoidance.
Chiropractic Solutions knows back pain changes movements.
Researchers keep studying just how and how much it changes
movement. With chiropractic care, your San Jose chiropractor aims to help you get back the ease of
movement you had before you experienced back pain.
SPINAL MOVEMENT ALTERED BY BACK PAIN
Patients with low back pain move differently.
They often change the way they move to prevent
pain. You will see them walk differently. They turn
around differently. Their spinal kinematics – motions – are different.
A recent study analyzed over 800 papers on this
topic of altered kinematics. The authors asserted
that restricted lumbar spinal mobility in all planes caused by low back pain was statistically significant. (1) Another study found
that the kind of spinal disorder a patient impacted
the biomechanics of the sit-to-stand movement. Patients with
spinal deformity-related back pain demonstrated greater
differences in a variety of biomechanical motions (like hip,
spine, and knee torque) compared to patients with
non-specific low back pain. (2) Determining just how much
spinal kinematics are impacted by back pain is the job your San Jose
chiropractor relishes most.
TESTING SPINAL MOVEMENT
When healthcare providers like your
San Jose chiropractor evaluate new low back
pain patients, tests like sit-to-stand that assess our new
patients’ ability to carry out motions that daily activities demand are valuable. Patients with low back pain exhibit
considerably altered kinematics, motions, of the spine. (3) Patients
with low back pain demonstrated motion changes in the lumbar
spine, hip and trunk. (4) Chronic non-specific low back pain sufferers showed
altered motor adaptability while performing various
repetitive functional tasks like flexion, extension, lifting, walking,
sit-to-stand-to-sit motions. (5) The chiropractic spinal examination at Chiropractic Solutions
is systematic to record the
extent to which low back pain is impeding
your daily activities with a goal to get you back to doing them again with the least
CONTACT Chiropractic Solutions
Listen to the PODCAST
with Dr. Matt Alexander on the
Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he
explains the effectiveness and gentleness
of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain
Management for two patients with spinal stenosis, a condition suffered
by many people that tends to affect motion.
Make your next San Jose
chiropractic appointment with Chiropractic Solutions. When back pain has altered
the way you move, walk, even think about moving, etc., come
to Chiropractic Solutions for not only back pain relief but also a return to more normal
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