February 2020 Healthy News from Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC: Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain CHIROPRACTIC FOR Fort Wayne NECK PAIN (WITH/WITHOUT HEADACHE & DIZZINESS) RELIEF Neck pain affects 20% of people over 70 years of age. A survey of 800 Australian chiropractors discovered that 33% of their patients are over 65 years old. 45.5% experienced neck pain. 31.3% also experienced headache. (1) A recent committee analysis of the latest relevant clinical practice guidelines based on the best scientific evidence available to manage neck pain in adults involving neck pain with headache or radicular symptoms via chiropractic stated that chiropractic manipulation and multimodal care are the “best practice recommendations.” (2) 82% of the older adults visited one other healthcare provider in addition to chiropractic to manage neck pain. The chiropractors administered manipulation of the thoracic spine, neck massage, and adjustment that resulted in help for dizziness, neck pain, headache and migraine (though this takes more treatments). (1) Fort Wayne chiropractic relief for neck pain grows in documented support. It’s also being reported as economical as well as drug- and opioid-preventative. A study in Missouri reported that including chiropractic in the Medicaid system saved $14.1 and $49.2 million, decreased in spinal surgery expenses and use/abuse of opioid prescription drugs. (3) Chiropractic services at Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC works for Fort Wayne neck pain for many. Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Lee Hazen on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses use of The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for neck pain relief. TIP OF THE MONTH: WALK AND BALANCE WORK FOR Fort Wayne NECK PAIN RELIEF Non-specific neck pain patients do well with exercise as part of their treatment plan. Such patients were supervised in 12 exercise sessions 3 times a week with either traditional exercises vs traditional exercises plus sensorimotor training. Pain, intensity, muscle endurance and disability improved in both. The combined group significantly improved in joint position sense and other parameters like endurance, dynamic balance and walking speed. (4) Adding to the daily walking step count over a 6-month time decreased neck pain occurrence in high risk office workers who sit and work at computers all day. It did not reduce pain intensity or disability, but it did decrease the onset of neck pain. (5) Fewer episodes of Fort Wayne neck pain is a great goal! Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC is your partner to attain it. CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC Arrange your next Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment now with Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC. Fort Wayne neck pain relief is possible with commitment from your chiropractor at Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC and you. Visit soon! "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."