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Back Pain Changes Burlington and Hamilton Spinal Movement

Ask any Burlington and Hamilton back pain sufferer, and s/he will agree: back pain changes movement. Sitting down takes more time. Standing up is slower. Bending over requires some thought…or triggers total avoidance. Spinal Care Clinic knows back pain alters movements. Researchers keep studying just how and how much it alters motion. With chiropractic care, your Burlington and Hamilton chiropractor is focused on helping you regain the ease of movement you had before you had back pain.


Patients with low back pain move atypically. They often alter 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 the subject of altered kinematics. The authors concluded that the limitation of lumbar spinal mobility in all planes brought on by low back pain was statistically significant. (1) Another study found that the type of spinal disorder a patient affected the biomechanics of the sit-to-stand activity. Patients with spinal deformity-related back pain showed greater differences in a variety of biomechanical motions (like hip, spine, and knee torque) weighed against patients with non-specific low back pain. (2) Figuring out just how much spinal kinematics are impacted by back pain is the job your Burlington and Hamilton chiropractor enjoys most.


When healthcare providers like your Burlington and Hamilton chiropractor examine 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 reveal 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 doing diverse repetitive functional tasks like flexion, extension, lifting, walking, sit-to-stand-to-sit motions. (5) The chiropractic spinal examination at Spinal Care Clinic is systematic to document just how much low back pain is impacting your daily activities in order to return you to your activities of daily living with the least possible trouble.

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Matt Alexander on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the effective, gentle treatment with 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 Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic appointment with Spinal Care Clinic. When back pain has changed the way you move, walk, even think about moving, etc., come to Spinal Care Clinic for not only back pain relief but also a return to more natural kinematic motion.

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