Sandy Springs Chiropractic Exercise Recommendation Benefits for Sleep and Back Pain

Exercise. Sandy Springs back pain sufferers get the recommendation to exercise a lot. Cross Chiropractic Center recommends it, also. Exercise continues to show its benefit for relief of low back pain and its prevention…plus a new report shows benefit for better sleep quality!


Low back pain is a problem for the low back pain sufferer, the family, the community, and the healthcare system. Healthcare providers and researchers analyze proposed long-term methods to decrease this problem for whose sufferers’ disability continues. Exercise tops the list of non-invasive, non-drug general recommendations with manual therapy and massage in that list as well. (1) Cross Chiropractic Center is the Sandy Springs back pain specialty clinic to which many back pain sufferers see.


Numerous chronic back pain sufferers find themselves going to their primary care practitioners first. it is a pretty normal experience. Primary care recommendations for chronic low back pain care usually involve exercise, oral prescriptions of NSAIDs and SNRI’s like duloxetine. In research, there is an interesting statistic called “number to treat” which implies the number of patients with a certain condition who need to go through the treatment recommendation for 1 of them to get benefit. In this new study, the number to treat for 1 chronic low back pain patient to report benefit from exercise was 7, from NSAIDs 6, and SNRIs 10. Of these three options, exercise was the only intervention that showed sustained chronic low back pain relief after the intervention ended and up to 48 weeks later. (2) Exercise is a valued, self-management, non-drug alternative for chronic low back pain patients. Cross Chiropractic Center always incorporates it in the Sandy Springs chiropractic treatment plan. Exercise puts some control of chronic low back pain in our Sandy Springs chiropractic patients’ hands.


An additional beneficial patient-controlled alternative is sleep-and-exercise. Lack of sleep – time and/or quality – is a problem for so many Sandy Springs chiropractic patients. Cross Chiropractic Center often hears our patients bring up sleep difficulties. Sleep is renewing for the body and the mind. Exercise is often prescribed to address sleep and mood issues. An interesting study about the relationship between sleep and exercise highlights some interesting findings in young men and women. There are differences for each! Men who exercised more often reported falling asleep faster, less daytime trouble, and less depressive mood. Women who exercised more often went to bed earlier, had better sleep quality, and described more benefit from sleep, less depressive mood, and less anger. (3) Regular exercise is important for so many issues!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Pamela Aaron on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as she shares a case of a young lady with low back pain and her treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management plus strengthening exercise that helped.

Make your Sandy Springs chiropractic appointment today. “Exercise.” It is a recommendation Cross Chiropractic Center will continue to share for back pain relief and prevention as well as improved sleep.

Cross Chiropractic Center shares new research about the benefit of exercise for back pain relief and sleep.  
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