GIVE IT TIME…AND Fernandina Beach CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (sciatic radiculopathy) and loss of motor strength obviously worry
Fernandina Beach back pain
patients. ”When will I
get back to ‘normal’?” is a usual question. Keep in
mind that studies show that treatment
results are very comparable for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with leg
One benchmark study stated
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 recent article concurs: Improvement
occurs over time regardless of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
The majority of patients in this
latest study did not pick surgery. Nearly all of them recovered full strength at 1 year
with it characteristically occurring in the
first 3 months while on-going recovery lasted a year. (3)
Amelia Chiropractic Clinic says “Do not hold back!” Ask Amelia Chiropractic Clinic the tough questions. We’ll share with you the research-based answers 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 developed foot drop and decreased
muscle strength as a result of a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care utilizing the Cox® Technic System
allowed him to resume walking and playing tennis!
Fernandina Beach CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
Fernandina Beach back
pain patients fear moving, worried that they may cause
pain. Back belts and braces decrease pain and fear of pain and foster
a return to usual activities of life. (4) For spinal stenosis
patients with back pain,
back belts enhanced their walking distance. (5) And for acute
compression fractures, a back brace is typically implemented.
A soft brace was just as effective as a rigid brace to avoid
spinal deformity, improve quality of life, and lessen
back pain. (6) Back belts are not needed forever,
but for temporary and for certain conditions, they are
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Make your Fernandina Beach chiropractic appointment.
Ask your questions! Wear your belt if recommended. Thank you for trusting your spine’s health
to Amelia Chiropractic Clinic!
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