Drug Combinations for Fort Wayne Back Pain and Sciatica Not Effective04/28/2020Wouldn’t it be nice to take a pill – or even better: a combination of pills! - and have your Fort Wayne back pain or neck pain vanish right now? You aren’t alone! Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc can empathize. Pain disrupts our lives. Back pain keeps many Fort Wayne back pain sufferers from working and from playing and from doing activities of daily living that must be done (walking, showering, cooking, cleaning, dressing, etc.). When back pain bothers you or someone close to you, visit Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc for relief and chiropractic tips regarding how to manage it without drugs when or if drugs are not working or are not in your treatment plan. NOT CLEARLY SUPPORTED: DRUG COMBINATIONS Having drugs in the treatment plan may be successful for some back pain sufferers and not others. Pills may give relief for a few hours, days, weeks, months or not any. A new Cochrane Review, one of the most highly regarded medical review systems in the world, stated that a drug combination, though possibly better for more pain relief, for low back pain and sciatica is not supported. There is no clear evidence, as a matter of fact there is a lack of studies and overall low quality of evidence, that backs combining drugs for low back pain and sciatica. Further, the risk of adverse effects is less with single drug therapy over combined. (1) Have you had a let-down from prescribed medications for your back pain? It is ok. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc works with back pain sufferers like you. RECOMMENDED: SPINAL MANIPULATION Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc’s use of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management which integrates a specialized form of spinal manipulation has assisted countless Fort Wayne back pain sufferers obtain back pain relief. Spinal manipulation is recommended as first line treatment of back pain by the American College of Physicians and the American Board of Family Physicians. (2) Cox® Technic has demonstrated in federally funded spinal research studies to reduce intradiscal pressures, widen the intervertebral canal area, and improve disc height. (3,4) Clinical studies regarding Cox® Technic have shown that back pain relief comes in 29 days and 12 visits. Of course, more severe disc herniations and spinal stenosis may take longer than these averages, but relief happens. (5) For many back pain sufferers, 50% relief would be most welcome. How about you? RESEARCH SUPPORTED: CHONDROITIN SULFATE, TURMERIC AND CURCUMIN To enhance the relief and help our Fort Wayne back pain patients, Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc incorporated supplements into the Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment plan. Natural substances like spinal disc-supporting chondroitin sulfate – shown to have “genuine anti-inflammatory properties (6) - and back pain-relieving turmeric and curcumin are helpful in the short-term as well as long term. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is ready to help you discover the right combination of treatment approaches to decrease your back pain. CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Dan Shuman on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes his pain relieving treatment following the guidelines of the Cox® Technic System for a patient who had sciatic leg pain. Schedule your Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc soon. Together, we’ll find the right combination to maximize your Fort Wayne back pain relief. It is not a pill combination, but it’s gentle and effective chiropractic care. « 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. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."