GIVE IT TIME…AND West Palm Beach CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (lumbosacral radiculopathy
or sciatica) and loss of motor strength naturally upset
West Palm Beach back pain
patients. ”When will I
get back to ‘normal’?” is a standard question. Keep in
mind that research finds that treatment
results are very similar for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with sciatic
One benchmark study related
that loss of motor strength due to sciatic nerve damage came
back over 3 years with 10% in 6 months, 30% at 1 year, 50% at 2 years and
75% at 3 years. (2)
A brand-new article agrees: Improvement
happens over time regardless of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
Most patients in this
latest study did not choose surgery. Just
about all of them recovered full strength at 1 year
with it characteristically happening in the
first 3 months while on-going recovery took a year. (3)
Chiropractic Care urges you to not hold
back. Ask Chiropractic Care the tough questions. We’ll present the research-documented
facts for you to ponder.
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Howard Rosenberg on The
Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about assisting
an athletic, healthy patient who found himself foot drop and decreased
muscle strength as a result of a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care utilizing the Cox® Technic System
helped him resume walking and playing tennis!
West Palm Beach CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
West Palm Beach back
pain patients fear moving, concerned that they may cause
pain. Back belts and braces reduce pain and fear of pain and foster
a return to normal activities of life. (4) For spinal stenosis
patients with back pain,
back belts improved walking distance. (5) And for acute
compression fractures, a back brace is usually implemented.
A soft brace was equally effective as a rigid brace to avoid
spinal deformity, improve quality of life, and reduce
back pain. (6) Back belts aren’t needed forever,
but for temporary and for certain conditions, they are
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Ask your questions! Wear your belt if recommended. Thank you for trusting your spine’s health
to Chiropractic Care!