GIVE IT TIME…AND Fort Wayne CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (lumbosacral radiculopathy
or sciatica) and loss of motor strength naturally bother
Fort Wayne back pain
patients. “When will it come back?” is a usual question. Keep in
mind that research finds that treatment
results are very alike for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with sciatic
One benchmark study stated
that loss of motor strength because of sciatic nerve damage came
back over 3 years with 10% in 6 months, 30% at 1 year, 50% at 2 years and
75% at 3 years. (2)
A recent article agrees: Improvement
happens over time regardless of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
Most patients in this
new study did not pick surgery. Just
about all of them recovered full strength at 1 year
with it characteristically happening in the
first 3 months though on-going recovery took a year. (3)
Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc urges you to not hold
back. Ask Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc the tough questions. We’ll present the research-documented
facts for you to ponder.
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Howard Rosenberg on The
Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about helping
an athletic, healthy patient who found himself foot drop and decreased
muscle strength as a result of a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System
helped him return not just back to walking but also to playing
Fort Wayne CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
Fort Wayne back
pain patients fear moving, concerned that they may cause
pain. Back belts and braces reduce pain and fear of pain and foster
a return to normal activities of life. (4) For spinal stenosis
patients with back pain,
back belts enhanced their walking distance. (5) And for acute
compression fractures, a back brace is typically used.
A soft brace was just as effective as a rigid brace to prevent
spinal deformity, improve quality of life, and lessen
back pain. (6) Back belts aren’t needed forever,
but for short-term and for certain conditions, they are
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Make your Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment.
Ask your questions! Wear your belt as recommended. Thank you for trusting your spine’s health
to Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc!
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