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Vancouver Exercise Helps Cope with Pain and Aging

"If you don't keep going, you're gonna die." How is that for a title to a paper?! Vancouver Disc Centers was even taken back a bit, but it is true. No matter your age, your pain, your life plan, we all have to keep going forward! This is never more real for middle- to older-age Vancouver back and neck pain sufferers. Luckily, Vancouver Disc Centers is here for you.

ANTI-AGING EXERCISE BENEFITS

We all start considering anti-aging benefits at that certain age! One set of researchers wrote that regular exercise has multi-system anti-aging effects and called for more research to gain knowledge of just how molecular mediators of exercise benefits function in older folks instead of just looking for pharmaceuticals. (1) Vancouver Disc Centers wholeheartedly agrees! Walking is amazing! This a terrific message for all Vancouver pain sufferers!

BENEFICIAL DAILY EXERCISE STEPS

Walk each day with a goal of 7000 steps. Why? Research. 2,110 black and white men and women and their steps-per-day counts were followed. They sported an accelerometer from 2005 to 2006 and then were followed for a mean of 10.8 years. Their stats were analyzed in 2020 and 2021 to see what, if any, association was found between steps-per-day and all-mortality death risk. This study was a portion of the larger CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) study. Steps-taken-per-day were described as “low” (less than 7000), “moderate” (7000-9999) and “high” (more than 10,000). Stepping intensity – stepping rate – played a role, too. Moderate/high step rate was associated with a decreased risk of mortality in black and white women and men in middle-age who took 7000 steps or more a day compared with those who walked less. (2) Vancouver Disc Centers witnesses how walking helps – 7000 steps or not – and urges Vancouver chiropractic patients to take walks as best they can. Any walk works!

EXERCISE HELPS COPING WITH PAIN

How do most Vancouver back pain patients deal with chronic low back pain? Some of the things people may express are these:

  • I feel helpless because nothing works.
  • I feel down and depressed.
  • I distantly wish for an end to it.
  • I accept the reality of my pain.
  • The pain stays, I keep going.

What about you? There is no proper answer. Vancouver Disc Centers sees them all! Vancouver Disc Centers is by everyone’s side. We meet each back pain patient – old or young, active or inactive – where each one is. We create a treatment plan together. The researchers who came up with the above basic 5 categories of how patients deal with chronic low back pain acknowledged how pain impacts life. (3) So does Vancouver Disc Centers. Coming to our Vancouver chiropractic office is a good step toward resolution to managing pain and enjoying life!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Shawn Nelson on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses his use of Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction helped a patient return to a desired quality of life while dealing with the leg and foot pain numbness she experienced.

Set up your Vancouver chiropractic appointment soon. We are ready to help you keep going, better cope with your pain, and enjoy life fully!

Vancouver Disc Centers encourages exercise for its anti-aging affects as well as its positive pain-coping effects.  
 
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