DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE;
CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT
Degenerated discs and degenerated knees aren’t
such unlikely companions. They are examples
of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal disorders that are contribute
to poorer quality of life
for older folks. Problems like low back pain, lumbar
spinal stenosis, knee pain due to osteoarthritis, decreased
lumbar lordosis (as seen on xray), and enlarged
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 study 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. Manahawkin Chiropractic Center understands
the connection and is ready to help.
CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!
Extruded discs - discs whose jellylike core
leaks out – tend to be a bit scarier
than disc bulges to their owners, but in a new study
they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of
care, 75% of extrusions completely went away, 15%
partially regressed, 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) Manahawkin Chiropractic Center relieves pain from
extruded discs! They don’t
Listen to this discussion about care of the extruded
disc 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 positively
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