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3 Workouts for Those With Back Pain

By Virginia Laird

Exercise is an imperative part of your overall health and wellness. While there are many who love to hit the gym routinely, there is equally as many who despise it due to back pain during exercise. Chiropractors suggest there are some workouts that are better suited for those who struggle to prevent such pain. What are some considerations when struggling to keep back pain away:

  • Swimming is great for everyone
  • Yoga can help strengthen the core
  • Spin class is a great low-impact workout

Swimming is Great For Everyone

Chiropractors suggest that swimming can be for everyone. It is a zero-impact workout that takes all the strain off the joints of the body. For this reason, it is advised that swimming a couple of times each week can help prevent back pain. Even still, there are some who admit that swimming can be therapeutic for those who suffer with such persistent pain. If you are not one who loves to swim, or even knows how to, walking in the water can offer the same benefits as swimming.

Yoga Can Help Strengthen the Core

When it comes to back pain, yoga can be a great workout. This class uses poses and stretches to help strengthen the core. Chiropractors suggest that yoga is great for the posture. It is suggested that those who have a strong core typically have less back pain. This is a slow-paced and low-impact class that can be enjoyed by everyone. Consider trying this class to help kick back pain.

Spin Class is a Great Low-Impact Workout

One of my new favorite classes is spin class. This is a class which takes place on a stationary bike. It offers a heart-racing workout without being high-impact. Chiropractors suggest that those who prefer a good sweat may enjoy this class while keeping back pain at bay. Check your local gyms for class times near you.

Please note: It is always best to visit with your chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic prior to working out if you are prone to back pain. There, your chiropractor will work with you to determine your personalized pain prevention plan. Consider dropping by today to get started on your routine care and start managing your pain today. With more than 450 locations nationwide, you are sure to find one in your community. And with no appointment necessary, dropping by on your way home from work is the perfect time to be seen.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Aurora, Ill.

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