GIVE IT TIME…AND Manahawkin CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (sciatic radiculopathy) and loss of motor strength naturally upset
Manahawkin back pain
patients. ”When will I
get back to ‘normal’?” is a standard question. Keep in
mind that research finds that treatment
results are quite comparable for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with leg
One model study reported
that loss of motor strength due to sciatic nerve damage returned 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 concurs: Improvement
comes over time irrespective of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
Most patients in this
latest study did not elect surgery. Just
about all of them regained full strength at 1 year
with it typically happening in the
first 3 months while on-going recovery lasted a year. (3)
Manahawkin Chiropractic Center says “Don’t hold back!” Ask Manahawkin Chiropractic Center the concerning questions. We
will share with you the research-based answers for you to consider.
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 reduced
muscle strength as a result of a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System
helped him return not just back to walking but also to playing
Manahawkin CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
pain patients fear moving, concerned that they may cause
pain. Back belts and braces reduce pain and fear of pain and allow
a return to usual 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 necessary forever,
but for temporary and for certain conditions, they are
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