Minster Chiropractic Center’s September 2017 Healthy Newsletter

PAIN AFTER BACK SURGERY: CHIROPRACTIC REHAB AND CARE HELP

Research states that those who undergo rehab4 after back disc surgery experience more favorable treatment outcomes in the year after the back surgery. They go back to work. (1) Some back surgery patients do not undergo rehabilitation by their own decision or by not being told to do it. For those who experience continued pain after back surgery (also referred to as “failed back surgical syndrome”), Minster chiropractic Cox Technic spinal manipulation care may help relieve the pain without further surgical intervention. A study of 69 post-surgical continued pain patients visiting a chiropractor using Cox Technic reports that 81% of these patients acquired more than 50% pain relief in 11 visits over a 49-day period of active care. (2) That can be ample relief to return these patients to enjoy their lives again! If you, a loved one or a friend did not do any rehabilitation after back surgery and/or are experiencing back pain post-back surgery, Minster Chiropractic Center can help with gentle, research-documented, Minster chiropractic care and treatment.

TIP OF THE MONTH: Exercise and Nutrition for Your Discs

Exercise is helpful for the nutrition of your spinal discs! The discs are comprised of glycosaminoglycans which are made chondroitin sulfate, dermatan sulfate, glucosamine sulfate. Researchers describe that physical exercise doesn’t lessen glycosaminoglycans; exercise increases their concentration even in overtraining situations. (3) Plus doing some muscle strengthening activities twice a week lowers your odds of low back pain. (4) Ask Minster Chiropractic Center about chondroitin sulfate supplementation and exercise as accompaniments to your Minster chiropractic treatment plan for your disc’s health and healing!

Thank you for trusting your spinal health and healing to Minster Chiropractic Center and referring Minster Chiropractic Center to your Minster friends and family.

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