Healthy News from Your Fort Wayne Chiropractor February 2018 WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM YOUR Fort Wayne CHIROPRACTOR? Fort Wayne back pain patients are central to our Fort Wayne chiropractic practice. Our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients’ thoughts and expectations play a role in the treatment you get and the clinical result from that Fort Wayne chiropractic care you attain. Research shows that proponents of mind/body practices (like acupuncture, chiropractic, meditation, massage, yoga in this article) deem that these practices treat, prevent and are more efficient than other choices like prescriptions. (1) It is helpful for all caregivers to know what their patients are thinking, believe and want. Please communicate that to us! What does a Fort Wayne low back pain patient expect from a physician? 90% expected an exam, tests, diagnosis, reassurance, advice, clear explanation for their pain, symptom management, and the benefits/risks of treatment. About 50% looked to be sent to a specialist. About 60% wanted to discuss life problems. (2) Does that sound like what you want? Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC is open to lending an ear to you, talking, examining, diagnosing and treating you for relief of your Fort Wayne back pain. Listen to this PODCAST from the Back Doctors' Podcast series of a patient who expected relief without a back surgery and got it with Cox® Technic. TIP OF THE MONTH: Chondroitin Sulfate Chondroitin sulfate’s reputation for assisting in the prevention and even potential regeneration of disc cartilage expands. Its anti-inflammatory reputation and effect on osteoarthritis do as well. (Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC appreciates seeing the literature reveal this as Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC has shared chondroitin sulfate with our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients for years!) It is being reported as a slow-acting agent in the care of low back pain linked to osteoarthritis. (3) It inhibits the actions of inflammatory agents connected to conditions like osteoporosis and heart disease. (4, 5) Chondroitin sulfate usage in the treatment of low back pain expands. Let us chat about its role in your own Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment plan for Fort Wayne back pain relief. Watch this VIDEO that further discusses the advantage of chondroitin sulfate in Fort Wayne back pain care.CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic visit today. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC looks forward to talking about your expectations and how chondroitin sulfate may help us meet those expectations. Thank you for letting us care for you, your family, and friends! "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."