How much does a Cox Technic adjustment cost? Cox Technic is chiropractic spinal manipulation. If you have medical insurance that covers chiropractic, Cox Technic is a covered service as spinal manipulation. If you do not, talk with us. When considering costs, one low back surgery can cost between $83 and $169 thousand. (Menke, Principles of Integrative Medicine) It is interesting to point out that lumbar fusion surgery costs increased 500% in 11 years (1992-2003) going from $75 million to $482 million. (Weinstein, Spine 31(23)) The introduction of devices for spinal fusion in 1996 increased fusion use from 3.6% to 58% in 2001. (Jurati, Spine 31(23)) A trial of conservative, non-operative care is advised before surgery. Of typical pre-operative procedures, chiropractic manipulation only accounts for 2% of charges while injections account for 32%, diagnostic imaging 31%, out-patient visits 13%, physical therapy 11%, pre-operative studies .8%, medications .5%, and miscellaneous charges 2%. (Daffner, Spine Journal 10(6)). As a non-surgical, conservative treatment approach, Cox Technic is quite economical and less complicated. « View All FAQs"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."