A cyst. What does that bring to mind?
For some Murfreesboro back pain sufferers, it would be a hint
to their pain’s source. But the diagnosis of a
synovial cyst as the reason for pain is an
intriguing one. Back pain and leg pain may develop from a
synovial cyst which is where Murfreesboro chiropractic care at
Most Chiropractic Clinic is effective. Murfreesboro
chiropractic care with the Cox® Technic is documented to help reduce
back pain and related leg pain due to a synovial cyst without
Murfreesboro back surgery.
SYNOVIAL CYST FACTS
First, let’s discuss what
synovial cysts are. Synovial cysts are uncommon lesions affiliated
with facet degeneration and usually found in the lumbar spine at
L4-S1. (1) 33% to 40% of synovial cysts are associated
with degenerative spondylolisthesis and instability of the involved
joint. (2,3) Synovial cysts may cause sciatica/leg pain.
(4) Synovial cysts appear in females mostly in their 6th
decade of life, bringing about radicular pain
and neurological deficits. These cysts are generally
seen at L4-5 which is also the site of maximum mobility in the lumbar spine.
MRI is the diagnostic instrument of choice as it displays
the consistency of the cyst (more or less fluid). (5) When
synovial cysts seem lighter on MRI T2 images, they are probably
more fluid filled and less probably gelatinous or calcified, making
them possibly easier to ease. (6) Synovial cysts
have been documented to disappear particularly
if the cyst wall is not calcified. (7) Most Chiropractic Clinic works to help
Murfreesboro back pain sufferers dealing with synovial cyst get rid of
SYNOVIAL CYST CAUSES
Wilby et al describe a channel that joins
the facet joint capsule with the ligamentum flavum, the area where the synovial
cysts appear. At surgery for these cysts,
they discovered that fragments of articular cartilage and bone were
in the walls of the channels in 89% of the cysts. This debris jams and
prevents the channel from draining and triggers granulation
tissue and scar formation probably starting
synovial cyst formation. (8) Most Chiropractic Clinic works on scar tissue to
enhance the spine’s fluidity.
SYNOVIAL CYST TREATMENT
Conservative treatment of lumbar spine synovial cysts is recommended
as some are included to disappear without surgery. (9)
Conservative treatment is reasonable. If the cyst doesn’t respond, then surgery is an option. (5) Cox® Technic has a history
of conservative care relief for synovial cysts. (10) As used
at Most Chiropractic Clinic, Cox® Technic was effective at relief when
an epidural steroid injection didn’t. (11) In another case, a 75
year old man with back and leg pain and a synovial cyst treated for 3 months/16
visits felt 80% relief. (12) Cox® Technic at Most Chiropractic Clinic
is relieving for numerous Murfreesboro back pain sufferers
with synovial cysts.
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Ted Siciliano on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson
about his relieving care with Cox® Technic protocols for a
patient with a synovial cyst.
CONTACT Most Chiropractic Clinic
Schedule a Murfreesboro chiropractic visit for
diagnosis and treatment of back pain due to synovial cyst or
other reason. The diagnosis of a cyst as the pain generator is more
than just a hint to your pain’s source. It’s the start
of a back pain relieving Murfreesboro chiropractic treatment plan at
Most Chiropractic Clinic.
"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER
page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I