GIVE IT TIME…AND Murfreesboro CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (lumbosacral radiculopathy
or sciatica) and loss of motor strength naturally worry
Murfreesboro back pain
patients. ”When will I
get back to ‘normal’?” is a standard question. Keep in
mind that research finds that treatment
results are very comparable for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with leg
One model study reported
that loss of motor strength because of 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 agrees: Improvement
occurs over time regardless of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
The majority of patients in this
new study did not elect surgery. Nearly all of them got back full strength at 1 year
with it typically happening in the
first 3 months while on-going recovery lasted a year. (3)
Most Chiropractic Clinic urges you to not hold
back. Ask Most Chiropractic Clinic the concerning questions. We
will present the research-documented
facts for you to ponder.
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Howard Rosenberg on The
Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about helping
an athletic, healthy patient who found himself foot drop and decreased
muscle strength due to a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care utilizing the Cox® Technic System
helped him return not just back to walking but also to playing
Murfreesboro CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
pain patients fear moving, concerned that they may trigger
pain. Back belts and braces reduce pain and fear of pain and foster
a return to usual activities of life. (4) For back pain patients who suffer with spinal stenosis,
back belts improved walking distance. (5) And for acute
compression fractures, a back brace is typically used.
A soft brace was just as effective as a rigid brace to avoid
spinal deformity, improve quality of life, and reduce
back pain. (6) Back belts are not needed forever,
but for temporary and for certain conditions, they are
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Ask your questions! Wear your belt if recommended. Thank you for trusting your spine’s health
to Most Chiropractic Clinic!
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