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West Palm Beach Back Pain Relief with Paraspinal Muscle Health

Paraspinal muscles? Where are those? These muscles support the spine. They support the spine and allow it to move. And their health counts. Their health is a factor in your posture, your back pain condition, and your ability to move your spine as you must and want.  Chiropractic Care advocates exercises as part of the chiropractic treatment plan to strengthen and preserve the strength of these critical paraspinal muscles in the control of West Palm Beach back pain and relief of back pain.


The paraspinal muscles of the back are the action muscles of the spine. They surround your whole spine. They reposition your spine. Also known as the erector spinae, paraspinal muscles allow you to lean, bend, twist, and arch your back. Their ability to do what they do is linked to the well-being of their surrounding tissues. A recent study recorded that damage to the spine’s vertebral bones’ endplates is a part of chronic low back pain. Endplate damage and chronic low back pain patients’ symptoms are reported to depend on paraspinal muscle quality. Efforts to strengthen the paraspinal muscles can be positive. (1) Sometimes finding the right exercise for you is key.


Exercise is recommended to address two issues affecting West Palm Beach low back pain: fatty infiltration of muscles and muscle weakness. In another recent study, high-intensity exercise did not change these two concerns for all participants. However, for those who did show improvement in fat content and weakness, functional improvement resulted. (2) At least most of us can exercise to help our backs’ paraspinal muscles.  Astronauts can’t! Their paraspinal and quadratus lumborum muscles were still poor 2 to 4 years after their returning from space. Researchers speculate that these changes added to the back pain astronauts have. (3) West Palm Beach does not have many astronauts in its population, so Chiropractic Care will help you determine the proper form of exercise – be it high intensity or other such exercise – for your best improvement of West Palm Beach back pain.  

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Hamisi Kote Ali on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who presents how treatment of paraspinal muscles via fascia manipulation goes along with spinal manipulation treatment using gentle Cox® Technic to manage spine-related pain.

Schedule a West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment with Chiropractic Care today. Together, we will determine the strength or lack thereof of your paraspinal muscles, your erector spinae muscles, and plan the precise exercises to strengthen them for your spine’s optimal alignment and movement.

Chiropractic Care explains the importance of paraspinal muscles and their strength for West Palm Beach back pain relief.

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