10,080 minutes are in a week. What do you do with all those minutes? Sleep, eat, talk, work, listen, shop, drive…exercise? Exercise doesn’t always come in at number one on most people’s lists of favorite things to do with their time. Researchers recommend that all of us exercise at least 150 minutes a week. (6) That’s just
- 2 and a half hours a week.
- 5 sessions of 30 minutes a week.
- 10 sessions of 15 minutes a week.
That doesn’t seem like much, but we need to schedule it into our busy lives, do we not? Even your Plainville chiropractor needs to do that! Time goes by so quickly for everyone, including time for your Plainville chiropractic physician at Layden Chiropractic. Your Plainville chiropractic physician at Layden Chiropractic encourages Plainville chiropractic patients to continue doing their exercise routines even when they are feeling better and their back pain is better.
Benefits of Exercise
People sleep better, are happier and less depressed when they exercise. (1,2) Plainville chiropractic patients benefit like this, too! Hearts and minds are healthier when their owners exercise. (3,4) Layden Chiropractic challenges you to get out and try a walk! See how much clearer you think and healthier you feel as your heart pumps more. Exercise reduce memory loss. (4) Exercise decreases depressive symptoms. (2) Blood pressure drops. (5) Life span may even be increased due to heart workouts with aerobic exercise. (3) What do you think of all these possibilities? Layden Chiropractic encourages you to see the positives!
Exercise is life-giving. Exercise is life-supporting. Exercise is all that for normal spine folks but even more important for Plainville back pain sufferers especially for Plainville post-back surgery patients who still have back pain. Post-surgical patients who exercise 150 minutes a week show a notable decrease in pain and reoperation rate states a new study of post-surgery back pain patients. In this study the mean age was 57 years of age. 80% of them had degenerative diagnoses. 63% had gone through a multilevel back surgery. Only 35% of them met the greater than 1400 kcal a week exercise expenditure and left them open to a second surgery (named a revision surgery). Only 26% of post back surgery patients met the more than 150 minutes a week of exercise opening them to the risk of degenerative diagnoses, subsequent spine surgery, and more postoperative back pain. (6) 150 minutes a week does not sound like much anymore, does it? Layden Chiropractic knows our Plainville chiropractic patients can schedule 2.5 hours a week for their back’s sake. It's part of the whole Plainville treatment plan of chiropractic care.
Exercise before surgery. Exercise after surgery. Exercise for life. Exercise for health. Schedule your Plainville chiropractic visit today. Layden Chiropractic is ready to help you set up an exercise routine just for you, one your Plainville lifestyle can manage, one that you’ll be ready to put time on your calendar to do.