Back Pain Changes Plainville Spinal Movement

Any Plainville back pain sufferer will agree: back pain alters movement. Sitting down takes more time. Standing up is slower. Bending over takes lots of thought…or causes total avoidance. Layden Chiropractic knows back pain alters movements. Researchers continue to study just how and how much it changes movement. With chiropractic care, your Plainville chiropractor is focused on helping you get back the ease of movement you had before you experienced back pain.


Patients with low back pain move atypically. They often change the way they move to prevent pain. They’ll walk differently. They turn around differently. Their spinal kinematics – motions – are unusual. A recent study reviewed over 800 papers on this topic 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 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 Plainville chiropractor relishes most.


When healthcare professional like your Plainville chiropractor examine new low back pain patients, tests like sit-to-stand that assess our new patients’ ability to carry out motions demanded by activities of daily living are valuable. Patients with low back pain exhibit greatly 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 Layden Chiropractic is comprehensive to record the extent to which low back pain is impacting your daily activities in order to return you to your activities of daily living with the least possible difficulty.

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Matt Alexander on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he shares the effective, gentle treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for two patients with spinal stenosis, a condition shared by many people that tends to affect motion.

Schedule your next Plainville chiropractic appointment with Layden Chiropractic. When back pain has affected the way you move, walk, even think about moving, etc., make a visit to Layden Chiropractic for not only back pain relief but also a return to more normal kinematic motion.

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