GIVE IT TIME…AND Severna Park CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (lumbosacral radiculopathy
or sciatica) and loss of motor strength obviously upset
Severna Park back pain
patients. “When will it come back?” is a usual question. Keep in
mind that research finds that treatment
outcomes are very alike for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with leg
One classic study stated
that loss of motor strength due to sciatic nerve damage came
back 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 agrees: Improvement
comes over time irrespective of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
Most 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 took a year. (3)
Back And Neck Care Center says “Do not hold back!” Ask Back And Neck Care Center the concerning questions. We
will present the research-documented
facts 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 developed 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
allowed him to resume walking and playing tennis!
Severna Park CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
Severna Park back
pain patients fear moving, worried that they may trigger
pain. Back belts and braces reduce pain and fear of pain and allow
a return to normal 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 typically used.
A soft brace was equally effective as a rigid brace to avoid
spinal deformity, enhance quality of life, and lessen
back pain. (6) Back belts are not necessary forever,
but for temporary and for certain conditions, they are
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