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Effective La Grande Back Pain Exercise: Bird Dog

Exercise and back pain: what a pair! Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC personalizes the suitable back pain exercises for each La Grande back pain sufferer visiting Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC to maximize back pain relief, bolster the supporting muscles like the erector spinae and multifidus, and recoup function. Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC also tries to find exercises that are easy, effective in numerous ways like the “bird dog” movement!


Chronic low back pain patients are not created equally. There are numerous factors that contribute to their back pain state. Each chronic low back pain sufferer must be considered individually as your La Grande chiropractor always tries to do. It’s well-known that back muscle function varies from a chronic low back pain sufferer to another. Distinctions can be found via a thorough examination which Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC is quite good at! The exam discoveries help create a personalized treatment plan with personalized exercise recommendations. (1) Know with confidence that you are an individual at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC!


Exercise is a frequent recommendation for back pain patients…and with good reason. Muscles support the body and spine. A review of published papers on the effectiveness of exercise found that exercise was likely effective for chronic low back pain in comparison to no treatment, placebo, advice or education alone, electrotherapy, or usual care. Its impact was small for function, but it improved pain and functional limitations outcomes. (2) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC believes our La Grande chiropractic patients would be in agreement that benefits of any sort like this for a condition that is said to be the foremost cause of disability globally for the past three decades or so, costing a lot in direct healthcare expense in addition to lost productivity, are valuable to {{pursue with a little exercise. Start with one exercise (like the following one!) and build up to the basic 10 for back pain


Erector spinae and multifidi muscles often grow weak with back pain yet are so valuable for stability.  Bird-dog (aka quadruped opposite arm/leg) is a 3-way effective exercise: toning the erector spinae while strengthening the multifidus and the core as well. Start this by getting on hands and knees, stretching the left leg and right arm out parallel to the floor. Hold the position for a couple seconds and repeat on the other side. Perform this 10 times on each side. (3,4) Talk with Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC before starting any exercise though to be sure it’s appropriate for you!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Martin Fleming on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he shares the treatment plan and outcome for a patient with low back and leg pain following The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Schedule your La Grande chiropractic appointment today. We’ll unite back pain and exercise together in a sensible way just for you and your back pain relief goal.

La Grande Exercise for Back Pain: Bird Dog 
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