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September 2019 Healthy News: Chiropractic Help for Extruded Discs and Degenerated Discs & Knees

Degenerated discs and degenerated knees are not such strange bedfellows. They are seen to be related. Fort Wayne patients with a loss of disc height due to disc degeneration often also have knee pain related to degeneration.   

DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE; CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT

Degenerated discs and degenerated knees aren’t such strange-bedfellows. They are cases of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal malalignment that are correlated with a lesser quality of life for older folks. Issues like low back pain, lumbar spinal stenosis, knee pain because of osteoarthritis, decreased lumbar lordosis (as seen on xray), and enlarged sagittal vertical alignment (as seen on xray) affect a person’s quality of life. Lumbar spinal stenosis and knee osteoarthritis are the most significant issues for patients having a lesser quality of life. (1) Another study links the disc height of the L1/L2, L2/L3, and L3/L4 to knee pain with L2/L3 being the most strongly correlated. (2) The old “Dem Bones” song holds true! Everything is related! A degenerated knee may be related to a degenerated disc. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC is well aware of the connection and is here to help.

Fort Wayne chiropractic care of extruded discs may benefit regression of them and improve your quality of life. 

Fort Wayne CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!

Extruded discs - discs whose gelatinous core leaks out – are apt to be a bit worrisome than disc bulges to their owners, but in a new report they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of care, 75% of extrusions completely went away, 15% partially regressed, and 10% did show any regression. 90% did! Additionally, those patients whose discs resolved also stated that they had significantly improved NRS pain scores, symptoms and disability issues. (3) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC helps extruded discs find relief! They don’t scare us!

Listen to this discussion about care of the disc extrusion with Cox® Technic on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as Dr. Ted Siciliano shares this case of a disc extrusion in a weight lifter he successfully helped.

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