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St. Francisville Back Pain Relief with Paraspinal Muscle Health

Paraspinal muscles? Where are those? These muscles support the spine. They hold up 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 need and want.  Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville recommends exercises as part of the chiropractic treatment plan to strengthen and preserve the strength of these important paraspinal muscles in the control of St. Francisville back pain and relief of back pain.


The spine’s paraspinal muscles are the action muscles of the spine. They surround your whole spine. They reposition your spine. Also known as the erector spinae, paraspinal muscles let you lean, bend, twist, and arch your back. Their ability to do their job is connected to the health of their neighboring tissues. A recent study recorded that damage to the spine’s vertebral bones’ endplates plays a role in chronic low back pain. Endplate damage and chronic low back pain patients’ symptoms are described as depending on paraspinal muscle quality. Attempts to strengthen the paraspinal muscles can be beneficial. (1) Sometimes finding the right exercise for you is key.


Fatty infiltration of muscles affects St. Francisville low back pain. Muscle weakness affects low back pain. Exercise is suggested. In another new study, high-intensity exercise did not alter these two issues for all participants. However, for those who did show improvement in fat content and weakness, functional improvement ensued. (2) At least most of us can exercise to develop our backs’ paraspinal muscles.  Astronauts cannot! Their paraspinal and quadratus lumborum muscles were still poor 2 to 4 years after their space flight. Researchers reason that these changes contributed to the back pain astronauts experience. (3) St. Francisville doesn’t have many astronauts in its population, so Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville will help you find the proper form of exercise – be it high intensity or other type of exercise – for your optimal improvement of St. Francisville 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 shares how treatment of paraspinal muscles via fascia manipulation goes along with spinal manipulation treatment utilizing gentle Cox® Technic to manage spine-related pain.

Schedule a St. Francisville chiropractic appointment with Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville today. Together, we’ll establish the strength or lack thereof of your paraspinal muscles, your erector spinae muscles, and determine the precise exercises to strengthen them for your spine’s most favorable alignment and movement.

Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville explains the importance of paraspinal muscles and their strength for St. Francisville back pain relief.

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