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Nashua Back Pain Benefits from Walking and Chiropractic Care

June 04, 2019

Walk. Walk. Walk. Running may have been a ‘go to’ exercise a few years ago. Speed may have been a goal at one time. Distance may have been the aim. Today, walking 90 minutes a week is an excellent aim for back pain sufferers seeking Nashua back pain relief. Moriarty Chiropractic suggests walking along with chiropractic spinal manipulation for peak walking ability and back pain relief.


Exercise is commonly recommended to back pain patients. Muscle strengthening and aerobic exercise are well documented to be effective for low back pain relief. But walking alone is not talked about as much? Moriarty Chiropractic encourages Nashua back pain patients to not add the word “just” before “walking”! Walking itself is a remarkably healing activity. Walking is essential to everyday life. Walking is something many of us undervalue until we can not walk or something like back pain prevents us from walking like we once did. A recent study verifies this: Walking more than ninety minutes per week was related to a lesser risk of self-reported low back pain in adults who are 50 years old and over. 90 minutes is not bad; regular walking for 30 minutes a day three times a week is best. (1) Moriarty Chiropractic suggests that our Nashua chiropractic patients walk.


Seeing a licensed chiropractor improves walking distance. A new research report discovered that an all-inclusive non-surgical training which included an exercise program directed by a chiropractor enhanced back and lower extremity fitness and lumbar spine flexibility, eased pain and improved walking distance for lumbar spinal stenosis sufferers. (2) That is significant! Moriarty Chiropractic uses gentle Cox® Technic spinal manipulation and promotes walking 3 times a week for 30 minutes each time. Being able to walk any distance for a half hour is essential!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. William Davis on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson whose spinal stenosis patient could hardly walk inside the house let alone outside. He missed walking! Dr. Davis’ treatment plan helped him return to walking.  

Schedule your Nashua chiropractic appointment now. Moriarty Chiropractic wants our Nashua back pain patients to walk and know that walking is good. Running and speed are not necessary for back health, but walking is essential for back health and for quality of life!

Moriarty Chiropractic encourages walking for back pain relief along with chiropractic treatment to maximize distance walked.