Guidelines. There are guidelines for everything!
This post discusses some of the more recent
guidelines for interprofessional teamwork between chiropractors and other
healthcare providers to boost the healing of Vancouver back
pain and neck pain sufferers. Exercises are a core part of back
pain prevention as well as management that all providers encourage
and all providers are worried are not
always completed. Chiropractors like your own
at Vancouver Disc Centers are health promoters and work to do that in the nicest,
most caring way! Let us work
together to get you better.
GUIDELINES FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Quality in healthcare delivery is discussed a lot. Providers and
patients want the best quality care possible in
delivering care and getting care. Interprofessional
collaboration is on the top of the list when researchers
evaluate systems for the care of back pain like suitable
use of screening and preventive services. (1) Researchers have also put
together 70 quality indicators for chiropractic
delivery that are standardized and evidence-based that take
into consideration patient worries and enhanced
clinical outcomes. (2) Physical activity certainly is a part
of a quality chiropractic healthcare plan for Vancouver pain relief.
BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR BACK PAIN AND NECK PAIN
In a recent survey, chiropractors expressed
that the biggest concern they held in managing back
pain patients was patient follow through (coming to appointments, doing exercises, following at-home
instructions, etc.). (3) In another survey, 90% of chiropractors stated
that they were optimistic about healthier patient
lifestyles. These chiropractors also reported that they were actively
involved in promoting physical activity, suggesting
exercises to patients for their particular condition, inquiring
how the exercises are going, and advising patients in the
proper way to do exercises as well as value of doing
exercises. (4) One way that patients seem
to respond more positively and be more willing to do
physical activity is using a mobile app. Apps
that are build built around reported pain, pain intensity, and app features
like audio explanation and animation of each exercise are well received. (5) Doing the right exercises in the right way typically
brings about the rightfully desired outcome.
ADD IN SOME DIAPHRAGMATIC BREATHING!
Core stabilization exercises are usually
recommended to back pain patients. One new study that added
in diaphragmatic breathing exercises found many advantages
for chronic low back pain patients: enhanced muscle activity, chest
expansion, quality of sleep, improved disability and physical activity
and pain scores, decreased fear avoidance, and higher
physical activity, and more. (6) As a partner on
your healthcare team, your chiropractor at Vancouver Disc Centers feels a duty
to encourage physical activity so that you can manage your own
health a bit more. Our younger back pain and neck pain sufferers benefit.
Our older adults who have aches and pains and/or Vancouver back
pain and/or neck pain benefit, too!
CONTACT Vancouver Disc Centers
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Tony Barton on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as he shares the effectiveness of
The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management in managing chronic
low back pain.
Schedule your Vancouver chiropractic
appointment today. Don’t let guidelines overwhelm
you when it comes to managing your back pain or neck pain. Vancouver Disc Centers follows
the recent guideline developments and implements the
ones that seem most applicable for your pain relief.