DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE;
CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT
Degenerated discs and degenerated knees are not
such strange-bedfellows. They are examples
of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal malalignment that are related to poorer quality of life
for older folks. Concerns like low back pain, lumbar
spinal stenosis, knee pain due to osteoarthritis, decreased
lumbar lordosis (visible on xray), and enlarged
sagittal vertical alignment (as seen on xray) influence
a person’s quality of life. Lumbar spinal stenosis and knee osteoarthritis are
the most influential issues for patients having a poorer
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 correlated.
(2) The old “Dem Bones” song holds true! Everything is related!
degenerated disc may be related to a
degenerated knee. Back And Neck Care Center understands
the connection and is ready to help.
CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!
Extruded discs - discs whose gelatinous centers leak out – are apt to be a bit scarier
than disc bulges to their sufferers, but in a new report
they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of
care, 75% of extrusions completely resolved, 15%
partially resolved, 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) Back And Neck Care Center relieves pain from
extruded discs! They do not
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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