Sleepless in Fort Wayne? Chiropractic Addresses Spinal Degenerations Connection04/17/2012Sleepless in Fort Wayne? You're not alone, specifically if it's pain in your lower back that's keeping you up. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is to assist you in getting rid of pain and get some good sleep! If you are middle aged or older and have lower back pain, one possibility to think about is a curvature of the low back called degenerative lumbar scoliosis as a potential justification for such lack of quality sleep. After all, don't we feel better when we sleep well? Now, degenerative lumbar scoliosis is simply a spine curvature in your lower back that is a bit more than usual, and it's not all that uncommon. Such a curve may have existed from your teenage years of life and then to some extent advanced in the middle or older years of life. You may ask – Why did it only start hurting as I got a little older but did not hurt me when I was younger? The is that as you aged, the weakness and irritation of your spine during normal activities of daily living resulted in the normal discs (pads of cartilage between the vertebra) to degenerate or thin. Such disc degeneration results in the production of chemicals in the disc that irritate nerves to result in pain. This is the pain that may keep you from sleeping well at night. (1) What can Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc do for you? First our chiropractic examination will determine if you have such a curvature in your spine and then evaluate the extent to which it causes your pain. Then the chiropractic treatment plan will be launched, including the application of specialized chiropractic spinal manipulation to improve the curvature and stop the production of chemical irritants that cause the pain. Other aids may be also used to relieve your pain, such as electrical therapy, specific exercises to strengthen muscles in the curvature for its muscle correction, and nutrition. All this is to help you find lower back pain relief and thereby providing better rest at night. Now that is a welcome benefit of chiropractic care. If you have pain in your lower back that interferes with your sleep, contact your back pain relief chiropractic clinic in Fort Wayne for relief like so many others have experienced already!« View All Spine 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."