MUSCLE WEAKNESS RESPONDS BETTER TO Tonawanda NON-SURGICAL
root compression may trigger pain and/or weakness for patients
with spinal stenosis and disc herniation. Younger patients are more likely
to respond more quickly to both surgical and non-surgical treatment.
(1) That makes sense as the nerve hasn’t been irritated
as long. Disc herniations tend to occur
in our 30’s and 50’s. Fortunately, only 3% to 6% of those
are symptomatic. Spinal stenosis is more likely to bother us in our 50’s and 60’s. Muscle weakness is found in as
many as 30% to 50% of disc herniation patients.
80% of disc herniation patients with weakness demonstrate
improvement with 6 weeks of non-operative care, 90% at 12 weeks,
93% at 24 weeks. Surgical patients discover
that the most clinically significant weakness improvement came
within 6 weeks of spine surgery for a disc herniation. 66% of these patients had no
improvement after that. (Ghahreman in 1) Motor
power improvement can take up to two years after
surgery. Some sensory loss is typical but hardly noticeable. (1) BONUS: The cost of chiropractic care for
a lumbar disc herniation only accounted for 2% of all the money
spent, so the researchers urged a trial of conservative,
non-operative care before choosing back surgery for a
herniated disc. (2) Bring your Tonawanda back pain and related muscle weakness to Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation
for Tonawanda non-operative care in the beginning.
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Dean Greenwood on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson about a patient with muscle weakness accompanying
a synovial cyst that resolved with chiropractic care utilizing
the Cox® Technic
Tonawanda CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Vitamin C For Osteoporosis Bone Loss Prevention
Keeping bones strong is
important, and vitamin C can help! Osteoclasts are
bone cells that decay bone tissue. Vitamin C stops
them from doing that. Osteoblasts are cells that connect bone while
bone takes shape. Vitamin C fosters bone
regeneration by promoting osteoblast creation.
(3) Fruits and vegetables are excellent sources of vitamin C. They are packed with antioxidants known to influence bone
quality. In a new study, vitamin C improved
the density of the L5 vertebra! (4) That’s a benefit your Tonawanda spine specialist loves to
hear! Consume your vitamin C daily! Eat, or
supplement! Let’s chat at your next Tonawanda
CONTACT Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation
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Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation is ready to help you regain your
muscle loss and build your bones! Thank you for entrusting
your spine’s health to Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation!
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