Is Fort Wayne Spinal Traction Face Down Or Face Up Best? Face Down!01/23/2018Face up? Face down? When handling neck pain or low back pain that is a question for your Fort Wayne chiropractor and for the spine researcher (and sometimes the curious patient!) as to which position is most advantageous. For the Fort Wayne back pain specialist who is a hands-on treating doctor, prone (face down) is best so he or she can get his or her hands on the spine. For your Fort Wayne spine specialist, prone is certainly desired as Cox Technic flexion distraction and decompression spinal manipulation is used. At Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC prone spinal care is our back pain relief department, and research agrees! ADVANTAGES OF PRONE TREATMENT Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC grounds its Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment on research. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC keeps abreast of13 current spinal care research. In a recent study of traction, patient-rated disability and pain scores demonstrated that traction in the prone position brought about immediate and significant improvements. (1) Another study found that a hallmark of spinal traction could lie in the fluid exchange in the disc as trunk muscle activity is minimal. (2) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC sees the positives of relaxing the trunk muscles, improving the fluid exchange in the disc (as Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC knows nutrition of the disc counts on this and is why disc nutrition supplementation is often included in the treatment plan), and distracting the spine. COX TECHNIC PRONE MANIPULATION Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC utilizes a distinctive form of spinal distraction called Cox Technic that is research-documented and gentle in its ability to relieve back pain and neck pain. In applying Cox Technic flexion distraction spinal manipulation for back pain relief, your Fort Wayne chiropractor has you lie prone (face down) on a uniquely designed chiropractic treatment table that has a stationary chest support piece and mobile support piece for your legs. Researchers state that the proper forces a chiropractor is to apply to the lumbar or cervical spine on this type of table during Cox Technic can be instructed consistently for clinical reproducibility by chiropractors like yours at Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC. This means a patient can be treated by one proficient chiropractor in much the same way as by another proficient chiropractor. (3,4,5) Your Fort Wayne chiropractor is trained in this. Applying the proper forces sets up the best opportunity to replicate the clinical back pain relief for Fort Wayne low back pain patients as chiropractic researchers have recorded in their research studies. That is thrilling to your Fort Wayne chiropractor and relieving to the Fort Wayne chiropractic patients at Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC! CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC Listen to this PODCAST about a Cox® Technic physician’s own experience with Cox Technic as well as his patient's whose improvement actually increased with prone spine manipulation treatment with Cox® Technic because supine (face up) treatment worsened his pain. Schedule your Fort Wayne chiropractic visit with Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC today. Your Fort Wayne back pain relief treatment plan includes chiropractic treatment in the prone/face down position with Cox® Technic. « View All Featured Articles"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."