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Fort Wayne Smoking Increases Body Pain Particularly Spine Pain

Smoking. We know it’s bad. Smoking is bad. The body does not like it. Your spine dislikes it! Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc loves your spine and offers Fort Wayne chiropractic care for your spine. You love your spine or at least require it! Be good to your spine and keep it healthy! Let Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc take care of your spine when it requires some special attention to re-discover its healthy state. The first step toward health for a Fort Wayne smoker suffering with back pain may necessitate a chiropractic treatment plan that includes a plan to stop smoking.


Researchers are inquisitive about factors related to smoking. In a review of 7547 patients who experienced back surgery, they found that 18% were smokers. The researchers stated that compared to the non-smokers, the smokers were younger, male, nondiabetic, and nonobese. These patients who suffer with coronary artery disease were more apt to be smokers. Smokers who underwent lumbar spine back surgery presented initially more with leg pain than back pain and disability. Their employment, insurance/uninsured, and education status were also related to smoking status. Fascinatingly though, smoking status didn’t affect the disability status one year after back surgery. (1) Altering such risk factors work equally well for smokers and nonsmokers luckily. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc would help a Fort Wayne smoker who has Fort Wayne back pain establish a plan to stop smoking.


The body knows what’s good for it…and what is not. Smoking isn’t. Studying 2307 smokers and non-smokers, researchers discovered that smoking is most strongly associated with spine pain. Headache, trunk pain and limb pain ensued. Active smoking is linked to pain in every part of the body. The spine and head bear the brunt of the painful effect though. If a smoker does not like pain, you will want to consider stop smoking! (2) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is with you to back your effort to quit smoking when you are ready.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Silke Laub of chiropractic’s contribution to palliative care of a patient with cancer who has neuropathic pain due to chemotherapy. Dr. Michael Johnson of The Back Doctors Podcast emphasized the supportive side of chiropractic care and Cox® Technic for patients with spine related pain.

Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic visit with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. Smoking is a risk factor for more pain. Smoking is very troublesome to the spine. Being the Fort Wayne back pain specialist, your Fort Wayne chiropractor is here to relieve back pain and support any means you decide to try to decrease your back pain. 

Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc explains that smoking heightens the pain experience especially spine pain and headache. 
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