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Put On Your Dancing Shoes: Your Body Needs To Move!

Bottom Line

Your body is built to move, explains your local Chiropractor in Barrie (seems a little obvious, however many of us forget this simple fact). Every spinal disc and joint is designed to help you sit, stand, run and well…move! Your discs are soft enough to flex as you bend forward and back. The spinal facet joints slide as your turn and twist. The ligament-connected spinal bones keep you supported as your muscles push and pull. It’s an incredibly strong and resilient system when you stop and think about it!

Why it Matters

According to your Barrie Chiropractor, new research has started to give us a glimpse at just how important movement is in our life. For example, movement of the spine has been shown to stimulate and accelerate the healing process. In fact, movement is so crucial in the healing process that even people who have spine surgery are encouraged to get up and to move as quickly as possible after surgery.


–       All the bones, muscles, ligaments and joints of your spine are specially designed to support movement.

–       Movement of the individual segments of your spine can affect how you heal.

–       Blood flow, strength, and flexibility are all enhanced through movement.

Next Steps

At Complete Care Chiropractic, encouraging healthy movement and activity is an important part of our care. If you have any questions about stretches, exercises or other ways you can pro-actively stay healthy, ask! Have you ever heard that old saying “you don’t get old then stiff, you get stiff then old?” We want to help you stay young by helping you keep your spine and body moving better!

If you know someone who would benefit from this information, share it with them today. If you are looking to take action against your aches and pains, give your local Barrie Chiropractor a call at 705-722-3131 or use our “contact us” form.

Dr. Michael Miller, DC, DOMP
Chiropractor & Manual Osteopath
Complete Care Chiropractic


Science Source

Comparative Clinical Effectiveness of Nonsurgical Treatment Methods in Patients With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2019

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