Fort Wayne Chiropractic Healthy News from Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc July 2017 Spine Treatment Favored Manual therapy spinal mobilization is preferred over physiotherapy by chronic back pain patients with disc degeneration for back pain intensity reduction and disability. (1) Not surprising to Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc at all! The hands-on effect of mobilization is comforting; the motion elicited is healing. That’s just what chiropractic offers – comfort and healing! Chiropractic care strives to initially calm and reduce pain then add in exercise for continued pain relief and healing via strengthening to avoid future back pain. Back pain relief is a team effort! Taking advantage of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management offers the best of both worlds: gentle stretching treatment to painful segments that reduces intradiscal pressures and at-home care like exercise, hot/cold therapy and nutrition to enhance the pain relief and recovery. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is equipped to share the Fort Wayne back pain relief via Cox Technic with our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients! TIP of the Month: Vitamin D for the Degenerated Disc Nutritionally, Vitamin D is such a good vitamin! Vitamin D is reported to help bone and mood and overall health. In researching the disc of diabetic rats, researchers find a new benefit: Vitamin D may well prevent and treat degenerative changes in the degenerated disc by enriching the disc’s content of transforming growth factor-β and insulin-like growth factor-1. (2) How is your Vitamin D level? Let us find out together, you and Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc! If it is low, your Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment plan will incorporate Vitamin D suggestions from your Fort Wayne chiropractor! Don’t forget to schedule your July Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment today! Your Fort Wayne degenerated discs will thank you! "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."