Exercise Improves Sleep and Oxford Back Pain

Better sleep. Less anxiety. Back Pain Relief. What links them together? Exercise! Oxford chiropractic patients come to realize that acting on this one little recommendation to exercise – even just walking! – in their Oxford chiropractic treatment plan benefits in many ways.


What’s acknowledged about the sleep and pain connection? It’s known that sleep disturbance and depression affect the back pain patient’s outlook on life. Experiencing Oxford back pain can be depressing if it goes on for too long (more than 12 weeks) without respite as is the case in chronic low back pain. (1) Current clinical guidelines all recommend exercise and physical activity for back pain sufferers. Researchers questioned if poor sleep prevents these patients from being physically active. (2) Good question! Other researchers then reported that such a disruption to sleep is related to physical inactivity and depression. (2) Sleep permits the body to rest and rejuventate for the next day’s adventures. Without sleep, the chronic back pain sufferer tackles the next day with less than optimal capability. Satterwhite Chiropractic desires all Oxford chiropractic care patients to be fully ready to deal with their Oxford back pain and do what they can for Oxford back pain relief.


Exercise is commonly suggested to Oxford back pain sufferers in aiding their path to Oxford back pain relief. Stabilization exercise is stated to be very useful in managing sleep disturbance, pain-related disability, depression and anxiety for chronic low back pain patients. In a review of 26 chronic back pain patients who did stabilization exercise for only 8 weeks in a row, everything got better: sleep quality, disability, depression level, and anxiety level. (1) Another study of 1645 people from 1 to 91 years old discovered that better sleep quality is linked to habitual physical activity. This study also learned that patients over 40 years of age with chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes had poorer sleep though they spent more time lying down. (3) As your Oxford back pain specialist, your Oxford chiropractor considers the whole Oxford back pain patient and studies any and all factors when suggesting an exercise strategy personalized for each Oxford back pain sufferer.

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Satterwhite Chiropractic incorporates the suggestion to exercise into its treatment plans for chronic back pain sufferers as it improves sleep and pain relief. 
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