About Fort Wayne Lumbar Spine StenosisDefinition narrowing of the lumbar spinal canal space Graphic Animation of Stenosis Description Lumbar Spine Spinal Stenosis Condition Description Examination A thorough, clinical examination that may include imaging is important to your pain-free recovery of stenosis. Lumbar Spine Exam Description Treatment In office, Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc uses Cox Technic Flexion Distraction and Decompression to widen the canal space, drop the intradiscal pressure and increase the disc height to relieve pain. You will welcome the Cox Technic manipulation that gently "pulls you apart," as many patients describe the treatment or say they need. Depending on the severity of your pain and symptoms, gentler Protocol I may be applied until 50% relief of pain or more restoring Protocol II may be applied to guide your recovery. Graphic Animation of Cox Technic - Lumbar Spine The disc is pressing on the nerve. Note that as the disc herniation reduces, the pinched nerve is relieved. This is an animation of the goal of Cox® Technic Flexion-Distraction and Decompression: reduced irritation of spinal elements enough to relieve pain and help you regain your quality of life. The amount of decrease in size of the herniated disc necessary for pain relief varies from 0% to 100% for each individual patient. Cox Technic Protocol I - for pain that extends below the knee Cox Technic Protocol II - for pain that is in the low back and stays above the knee In office adjunctive care may hasten your recovery. At Home Care At home you may want to avoid sitting for long periods of time, wear a support brace if recommended, take nutritional supplements that help rebuild disc cartilage, do exercises that strengthen your spine, sleep on a supportive mattress, sit in an ergonomically designed chair, and modify your daily activities as needed. Clinical Case Reports L4-L5 Spinal Stenosis With Synovial Cyst Relieved with Cox® Decompression Adjusting Following Epidural Steroid Injection With No Help Disc Herniation and Stenosis Cases Demand Careful Clinical Examination and MRI Imaging Correlation: L3-4 Disc Herniation with Marked Motor Weakness, MRI Disc Herniation looks Small Degenerative Spondylolisthesis At L4 With Spinal Stenosis - Flexion Distraction Manipulation Or Surgical Fusion? Three Level Spinal Surgery with Severe Stenosis Prevented with Cox® Technic Surgical Correction For Spinal Stenosis: An Example Of Seeing That The Patient Gets The Proper Care For The Condition Rapid Onset Stenotic Changes 20 year old patient presents with marked motor weakness, referred for surgery Left Sided Lumbosacral Pain with L4-L5 Disc Herniation and Stenosis Controlled with Cox Technic Spinal Stenosis with Foot Drop Successfully Relieved with Cox Technic Pain due to Spinal Stenosis in an 82-year-old Man Relieved with Cox Technic Cox Technic Relieves Pain from Degenerative Scoliosis and Spinal Stenosis L3-4, L4-5 Severe Spinal Stenosis Responds to Cox Technic Perseverance of a Stenotic Patient Ends in Relief with Cox Technic Cox Technic Relieves Chronic LBP, Leg Pain due to Degenerative Spondylolisthesis and Stenosis Contact Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc for gentle treatment of your lumbar spinal stenosis. "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."