Fort Wayne Healthy News - October 2020 RELIEF FOR NECK PAIN AND HEADACHE IN OLDER FOLKS Best practice recommendations based on best available scientific evidence for Fort Wayne chiropractic patients with uncomplicated neck pain as well as sufferers with neck pain accompanied by headache or radicular arm pain state that chiropractic manipulation and multimodal care are recommended. (1) A new study of 288 chiropractors found that almost a third of their chiropractic patients are older adults over 65 years of age. Of these adults, 45.5% experienced neck pain. 31.3% experienced concomitant headache. Fort Wayne neck pain and headache are issues for Fort Wayne older folks! Fortunately, chiropractic care for these older adults living with neck pain assimilates simply with other healthcare providers’ case. (2) The gentle, safe Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management has shown beneficial relief of neck and arm pain via 15 treatments over 10 weeks using Cox® Technic and adjunctive modalities. (3) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc offers this treatment protocol every day for neck and arm pain relief! Listen to this PODCAST with chiropractic back pain specialist, Dr. David Kulla on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he presented a patient whose neck pain and accompanying headache were relieved with his chiropractic treatment plan utilizing the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management. Fort Wayne CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Consider Vitamin D for Headache and Neck Pain Vitamin D deficiency is a global issue estimated to impact 30% to 50% of the population. (4) Researchers report that vitamin D deficiency may well trigger or worsen neck pain, back pain, and muscle spasm. They write that correcting vitamin D deficiency is vital when treating these conditions since it is not expensive and offers big results in terms of quality of care and cost. (5) Another review of studies performed regarding vitamin D and headache showed that there is a link between vitamin D levels and headaches (the clearest link was between vitamin D levels and migraine). Researchers indicate that headache sufferers, especially those with migraines, may reduce the incidence of headache by increasing vitamin D. (6) Simple! Test your vitamin D level, and up it if necessary! CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment now with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. Based on today’s best science, neck pain, neck-related arm pain and headache have hope of relief with Fort Wayne chiropractic care at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. "This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."