Manchester Chiropractic Healthy News from Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries - May 2017

Pain Relief with Manchester Chiropractic Care: Cox Technic

Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries incorporates Cox Technic into the Manchester treatment plan forManchester back pain relief. Cox Technic research shows a 17% increase in disc height plus a 28% increase in area and a lowering of intradiscal pressures to as low as a -192 mmHg. (1) Traction effectively increases the disc height of lower lumbar spine discs. (2) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries recognizes the good of this increase.

And flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic, distraction manipulation as used in this Manchester chiropractic practice) relieves neuropathic pain, pain that extends into the legs that often accompanies low back pain. Neuropathic pain coming with low back pain is a pain! The good news is that non-thrust, non-drug spinal manipulation like Cox Technic is often used to reduce low back pain. Just one month of Cox Technic, a form of chiropractic spinal manipulation, alleviates pain in chronic low back pain patients with leg pain compared to those without leg pain. Fantastic news! A new rat study reaffirms that using Cox Technic offers short-term pain-relief akin to that in human clinical studies. (3) That is why Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries chooses to use it with our Manchester back pain patients!

Also, spinal manipulation influences pain regulators in the nervous system like substance-p, neurotensin, and oxytocin along with interleukin and cortisol (“the stress hormone”) levels after treatment. (4) That’s a goal of Manchester chiropractic treatment: to soother the nervous system when it’s distressed by pain.

Manchester back pain relief is possible with Manchester chiropractic care at Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries! Schedule an appointment today!

 
Manchester Chiropractic Tip of the Month: Take Calcium
“You Need It. I don’t.”

Peculiar how recommendations are always for someone else! A Canadian study reported that, when asked, young adults knew that calcium is critical for kids and older adults but not how important it was for them. (5) Calcium is key for all ages! Your Manchester chiropractor is ready to talk just how important it is for you.

We look forward to seeing you soon at Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries!

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