Fort Wayne Chiropractic Newsletter for July 2015 SPINAL MANIPULATION OFFERS MANY BENEFITS For those who respond well to spinal manipulation, some side benefits include less spinal stiffness and increased multifidus muscle thickness. These benefits are in addition to improvement in activities of daily living. (1) So make your Fort Wayne chiropractic appointments! Chiropractic spinal manipulation at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc offers many positive benefits! SHARE CHIROPRACTIC WITH THOSE IN YOUR WORLD Ever wonder why more people don't do something? This article deals with the topic of why more people don't seek chiropractic care. Researchers say people are not aware of chiropractic's benefits. They even state that this may negatively affect the quality of care for many Americans. (2) So do you have any creative ideas of how to spread the word about chiropractic and Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc and improve the quality of care of your fellow Fort Wayne back pain and neck pain sufferers? KEEP ACTIVE! Researchers publish - for if they didn't, no one would know - that physical inactivity is associated with narrower discs in the low back as well as a higher fat content in the paraspinal muscles. It's also related to lower back pain and disability. (3) Keep active. Walking is great! Adding some simple Cox® exercises is even better. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc has all sorts of ideas to keep you physical! CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN PUTS A STRAIN ON MARRIAGE Chronic low back pain patients and their spouses affect each other. When the patient feels angry and expresses that anger, both the patient and the spouse feel less support and less supportive, more critical and hostile and the spouse feels more negative. So researchers encourage social support. (4) Don't suffer alone. Talk with your Fort Wayne chiropractor at your next appointment at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc if you need some direction. OSTEOPOROSIS RISK IN MEN IS HIGHER WITH DEPRESSION AND ANTIDEPRESSANTS In women, the red flag has been raised for the use of antidepressants and the state of depression negatively affecting bone mineral density, an indicator for osteoporosis. Naturally, the question was raised: how about men? The same finding was revealed. Depression and the use of antidepressants are risk factors for men to develop osteoporosis. (5) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is here to talk about some other ways to deal with depression and increase your bone mineral density! Contact Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc today! "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."