Gentle Manchester Chiropractic Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain; B Vitamins Are Important

Gentle Manchester chiropractic treatment of chronic low back pain is superior.

GENTLE IS BEST

Chronic low back pain reacts more positively to gentle spinal manipulation than more forceful. A new research paper conveys that for chronic low back pain patients, gentle flexion-distraction (aka Cox® Technic) is superior to high velocity low amplitude thrust (HVLA), a common form of manipulation. The randomized clinical trial found via numerous different tests that flexion distraction improved patient Visual Analog Scale ratings of pain in addition to Oswestry Disability Index ratings of disability. The bottom line is that for chronic low back pain patients, flexion distraction offered greater improvements in pain and function than HVLA. (1) It is no wonder that Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries appreciates Cox® Technic! It is gentle and useful for chronic back pain as well as neck pain, sciatica, radicular arm pain and many other spine pain conditions.

[[Check out|Explore]40] podcasts on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson to listen to similar patient stories of how well  the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management works!

 Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries suggests a check of your B vitamin status for overall health throughout life.

Manchester CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: B Vitamins Vital Through All Life Stages

Manchester chiropractic patients: Take notice of your folate and B-vitamin status throughout life! Your Manchester chiropractor will help you. Folic acid (vitamin B9) is recommended to all pregnant women to reduce the risk of neural tube defects in newborns.  Low vitamin B12 status is associated with a higher risk of cognitive dysfunction, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. For some people, making sure that ideal vitamin B status may be harder than for others. Older folks just do not absorb it optimally. A genetic variant (MRHFR) that is a common folate B9 polymorphism is related to conditions like stroke. Good news! Of late a unique interaction with riboflavin (vitamin B2) reduces the risk of hypertension. (2) How’s your B status? Shall we check that out together?  Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries will be ready to answer all your questions about vitamin B and spinal nutrition.

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