Ottawa Back Pain Relief Helped by Walking 90 Minutes Weekly

Just walk! It’s simple. It’s economical. It’s effective. Walking is a great way to get healthy and stay healthy. Walking is an amazing way to discover relief from chronic pain and back pain. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider's Ottawa chiropractic back pain specialist often advises walking as one of the first activities to try to Ottawa back pain patients. Here’s why…


It may seem odd when The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider inquires about your sitting habits when you come in for Ottawa back pain treatment and relief, but it’s 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 extensive sitting and low physical activity increases low back pain risk even more. (1) The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider’s curiosity about your sitting habits makes sense! The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider’s recommendation to walk does, too.


Ottawa walking is advantageous for Ottawa back pain relief as well as the back pain relieving Ottawa chiropractic care at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider! Walking is beneficial for chronic musculoskeletal pain sufferers as those with low back pain, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. Walking is a helpful kind 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 support for effectively managing low back pain. Weekly walking is gaining 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 preferred. Routine walking for a longer time for more than 3 days a week is significantly associated with reduced low back pain risk. (3) Excitingly, a walking program is research-documented to offer the cheapest costs and the highest level of continuing to do it by back pain patients. (4) The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider 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 start enjoying the benefits of walking, again.

Schedule a Ottawa chiropractic appointment today. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider understands that Ottawa back pain sufferers desire pain relief. The recommendation 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 control back pain, a great addition to Ottawa chiropractic care at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider! 
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