DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE;
CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT
Degenerated discs and degenerated knees are not
such strange-bedfellows. They are cases
of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal malalignment that are contribute
to a lesser quality of life
for older folks. Issues like low back pain, lumbar
spinal stenosis, knee pain because of osteoarthritis, lessened
lumbar lordosis (visible on xray), and increased
sagittal vertical alignment (visible on xray) affect
a person’s quality of life. Lumbar spinal stenosis and knee osteoarthritis are
the most influential issues for patients having a lower
quality of life. (1) Another report links the disc height of the L1/L2,
L2/L3, and L3/L4 to knee pain with L2/L3 being the most strongly related.
(2) The old “Dem Bones” song holds true! Everything is connected!
A degenerated knee may be connected to a degenerated disc. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries understands
the connection and is here to help.
CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!
Extruded discs - discs whose gelatinous core
leaks out – tend to be a bit worrisome
than disc bulges to their owners, but in a recent study
they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of
care, 75% of extrusions completely went away, 15%
partially went away, and 10% did show any resolution.
90% did! Additionally, those patients whose discs regressed
also reported significantly improved NRS pain scores,
symptoms and disability issues. (3) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries helps extruded discs find relief! They don’t
Listen to this discussion about care of the disc extrusion with Cox® Technic on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as Dr.
Ted Siciliano shares this case of a disc extrusion in a weight lifter he successfully
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