Fort Wayne Chiropractic Newsletter for December 2015Wonderful News for Chiropractic…and Neck and Back Pain Patients!New research shares that the more chiropractic care is available, the less PCP (primary care physician) services are used for back pain and neck pain in older adults! (1) That is music to your Fort Wayne chiropractor’s ears! Back pain and neck pain is the specialty here at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc! We appreciate your bringing your back pain and neck pain to the practice and directing that of your friends and family to our Fort Wayne chiropractic care clinic as well. Benefits of Post-Spine Surgery ExerciseNot a surprise to Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc and fellow chiropractic colleagues, but researchers report that a 12 week exercise program that starts right away after spine surgery microdiscectomy for lumbar disc improves issues with pain, disability and spinal function. (2) Absolutely! Let your Fort Wayne chiropractor help guide you as needed. Whiplash Patients and Fatty Neck MusclesFat takes over neck muscles in patients with whiplash associated disorders. (3) No one wants fatty neck muscles, so plan to do some neck exercises to strengthen those muscles. Gentle, simple neck exercises can do the trick. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc has just the ones for you to try after we talk. Don’t Lift! Well, lifting, bending and prolonged sitting are among the top five most important triggers for low back pain say patients and their caregivers. Lifting is the #1 trigger according to both! (4) That’s not a surprise. Your Fort Wayne chiropractor encourages you to limit these motions and/or at least learn how to bend, lift and twist properly. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is happy to share more specifics! Vitamin C for Bone!Vitamin C has a positive effect on bone formation. (5) So enjoy some fruits and veggies and even supplementation to keep up your vitamin C levels. Of course, chat with your Fort Wayne at your next chiropractic appointment about spinal nutrition and your vitamin C level and intake. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc wishes you a happy holiday season with family and friends!Your trust in our Fort Wayne chiropractic care is most appreciated!Contact Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc today. See you in 2016! "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."