Chiropractic Treatment Can Activate Core Muscles

Greetings from Dr. T:

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the core is “a central and often foundational part.”

When referring to the body’s core, we mean the muscle group that includes all of the muscles that are located in your torso that keep the body stable and balanced – some of the most important muscles of the body. Your core acts as a stabilizer and force transfer center for the entire body. Symptoms of a weak core include poor posture and lower back pain.

Several recent studies have documented that improved activation of core muscles occurs following chiropractic spinal manipulation. The adjustment of the spine activates spinal muscles which lead to improved core strength. Combining this with exercises stabilizes your core.

At Thorburn Chiropractic, we are skilled at identifying and manipulating the activation of core muscles. This combined with some simple exercises we will give you can greatly improve core strength and stabilization.

Stronger core muscles give support to the back and can lead to less pain and more overall body strength and vitality. Many of our everyday activities depend upon core muscles – from on-the-job tasks, housework and gardening to sports and other athletic pursuits.

Want to start 2015 with a stronger core? Schedule an appointment and we’ll get started!

Until next time…

Yours in health,

Dr. T

Thorburn Chiropractic and Wellness Center
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Increasing Health & Vitality for 29 Years
1612 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506
Phone: 818-841-1313
Fax: 818-841-3340

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