Beneficial: Groton Chiropractic & Tai Chi

At your Groton chiropractic center, Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office, rehabilitation of the lower back pain patient is our speciality! We chiropractors know that chiropractic treatment and exercise are crucial for the greatest clinical outcome: back pain relief.

Combining gentle tai chi with chiropractic for potentially enhanced lower back pain reliefWe aim to stay on top of the latest chiropractic and spine research and came across this recent article about tai chi. People with lower back pain took part in a randomized trial of tai chi exercise for 10 weeks. These patients’ pain and disability improved (reference):

          • Lower back symptoms by 17% (1.7 points on a 0-10 scale)
          • Pain intensity by 13% (1.3 points on a 0-10 scale)
          • Disability by 2.6 points on a 0-24 scale

Tai chi is considered a safe and effective exercise for lower back pain relief by these participants and researchers.

Now, Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office suggests basic exercises for lower back pain relief, but mixing up the routine can be good! We also know tai chi isn’t for everyone. But it might be for you, so you may want to try it after we talk at your next chiropractic visit. If it’s for you, tai chi is a great way to gently exercise and rehabilitate your spine. It just may improve your pain relief along with your Groton chiropractic treatment.
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