Cardiovascular and strengthening exercises combined with chiropractic care are important in the management of low back pain. If you have a history of heart problems, it is important for you to consult Dr. Cathy to be certain that you can tolerate cardiovascular fitness-promoting activities. Specific instructions are given by Dr. Cathy with respect to proper exercise to your condition before beginning any exercise program. In general, a reasonable amount of exercise that is performed daily and utilizes activities that are enjoyed is recommended for patients undergoing chiropractic treatment.
Strengthening the low back is important in managing acute and chronic low back pain and to help improve the quality of life. The abdominal muscle strength also has also helped with chronic low back pain. Aerobic exercise combined with chiropractic care helps promote proper digestion, keeps the muscles in proper tone and promotes better circulation.