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Murfreesboro Spine Stability Helped by Breathing and Diaphragm Training

Spinal stability is the basis for spine movement. Spinal stability safeguards the structures of the nervous system, the spinal cord, and spinal nerve roots. Most Chiropractic Clinic assesses spinal stability in all our Murfreesboro back pain patients as part of our chiropractic service. Spinal stability relies on strong, stable musculature to do its job. New research is pointing to the role of the diaphragm and breathing in supporting spinal stability.

SPINAL STABILITY

All the various parts of the spine figure into spinal stability, even the smallest spinal motion segment’s vertebra (the bony part of the spine). Ligaments, bones, and discs in the spine provide all types of coupled motions of the spine and transfer proprioceptive impulses to the central nervous system which manages muscle tone, movement, and reflexes. If any of the spinal structures are damaged or otherwise in peril – like a degenerated disc – spinal instability is feasible. (1) That is where your Murfreesboro chiropractor comes into play with chiropractic spinal manipulation and a helpful treatment plan incorporating exercise.

BREATHING TRAINING IN SPINAL STABILITY

Chiropractic care at Most Chiropractic Clinic addresses spinal stability with some usual exercise recommendations and explores the use of newer exercise methods like breathing that appear promising. Maximal abdominal contraction maneuver compared with maximal expiration exercise resulted in better increased spinal stability. As a breathing exercise to increase spinal joint stability, it had a positive effect on increasing co-contraction and spine stability as demonstrated by significantly greater muscle thickness of the transverse abdominis and rectus abdominis. (2) Forced breathing exercise therapy improved trunk stability and activities of daily living in chronic low back pain sufferers. (3) Murfreesboro back pain patients will value how something they do every day – done with just a little more thought - may help them with their back pain!

DIAPHRAGM TRAINING IN SPINAL STABILITY

Certainly, breathing and the diaphragm are intimately coupled, and both offer some hope in tackling spinal stability issues. Most Chiropractic Clinic found some new studies on how diaphragm training manages spinal stability. In a study of the rehabilitation of athletes with nonspecific low back pain, inserting diaphragm training (breathing) to electrical stimulation therapy was beneficial in improving function, stability, pain, and balance. (4) Diaphragm training significantly reduced the severity of pain and also affected the thickness of active stabilizers - transversus abdominis, lumbar multifidus muscle - in the lumbar spine. (5) Strong, thick spinal stabilizers are helpful in tackling Murfreesboro back pain.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Lee Hazen and Cheri Hazen RN, ICHC, FNLP, LE, on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as they share their combined treatment approach of breathing training and the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management helped a patient realize back pain relief.

Set up your Murfreesboro chiropractic appointment soon. Breathing and diaphragm training go a long way in helping keep the spine stable, decreasing Murfreesboro back pain, and maintaining the foundation of spinal movement intact.

 
Most Chiropractic Clinic explains spine stability and how new research shows that breathing and diaphragm training help with back pain. 
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