Fernandina Beach Chiropractic Exercise Recommendation Benefits for Sleep and Back Pain

Exercise. Fernandina Beach back pain sufferers get the recommendation to exercise often. Amelia Chiropractic Clinic recommends it, too. Exercise keeps showing its benefit for low back pain relief and prevention…plus a new report shows benefit for improved 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 ways to decrease this problem for whose sufferers’ disability continues. Exercise tops the list of non-invasive, non-drug general recommendations along with manual therapy and massage. (1) Amelia Chiropractic Clinic is the Fernandina Beach back pain specialty clinic that many back pain sufferers visit.


Countless chronic back pain sufferers visit their primary care practitioners first. it is a pretty standard routing. Primary care recommendations for chronic low back pain care typically involve exercise, oral prescriptions of NSAIDs and SNRI’s like duloxetine. In research, there is an interesting statistic called “number to treat” which indicates the number of patients with a certain condition who need to go through the treatment recommendation for 1 of them to report benefit. In this recent 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 continued chronic low back pain relief after the intervention ended and up to 48 weeks later. (2) Exercise is a valuable, self-management, non-drug alternative for chronic low back pain patients. Amelia Chiropractic Clinic always incorporates it in the Fernandina Beach chiropractic treatment plan. Exercise puts some control of chronic low back pain in our Fernandina Beach chiropractic patients’ hands.


An additional beneficial patient-controlled option is the sleep and exercise option. Lack of sleep – time and/or quality – is a problem for so many Fernandina Beach chiropractic patients. Amelia Chiropractic Clinic often hears our patients talk about sleep difficulties. Sleep is renewing for the body and the mind. Exercise is manytimes 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. Each is different! Men who exercised more frequently reported falling asleep faster, less daytime trouble, and less depressive mood. Women who exercised more frequently went to bed early, had better sleep quality, and described more benefit from sleep, less depressive mood, and less anger. (3) Regular exercise is key for so many concerns!

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

Schedule your Fernandina Beach chiropractic appointment today. “Exercise.” It’s a recommendation Amelia Chiropractic Clinic will continue to share for back pain relief and prevention as well as improved sleep.

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