July 2020 Healthy News from Moses Chiropractic: Manipulation Effective for Pain after Back Surgery; B Vitamins for Inflammation and Osteoporosis

West Palm Beach chiropractic spinal manipulation helps post-surgical continued back pain patients discover relief of their pain despite fusion.  

DISTRACTION MANIPULATION FOR BACK PAIN AFTER LUMBAR FUSION SURGERY

A spinal fusion surgery is a considerable surgical option, one often quite welcomed by West Palm Beach back pain sufferers wanting pain relief. For paitents whose pain persists regardless of the back surgery with lumbar fusion, hope still exists with chiropractic care. Two new research papers presented the prominent choice of distraction manipulation for the resurgent, post-surgical continued back pain following lumbar fusion back surgery. One article reviewed Veterans’ Administration chiropractors who cared for these patients. Many gave healthy lifestyle advice, pain education, exercise, stretching and soft tissue therapy. When it came to manipulation, these chiropractors stated that they incorporated spinal mobilization and flexion distraction manipulation on an “always” or “frequent” basis. 93.5% of patients attained maximum treatment benefit in 12 or less chiropractic treatments. (1) One 42-year-old post-lumbar fusion patient who underwent 12 sessions of spinal manipulation and exercise was asymptomatic, exhibited an 89% improvement in disability, and stable at 3 months. (2) And a third paper recounted that, though diversified manipulation was performed for most back pain conditions, flexion distraction was delivered notably for treatment of lumbar disc syndrome with radiculopathy and lumbar stenosis. (3) Cox® Technic flexion distraction spinal manipulation is continually chosen for back pain conditions like post-spinal-fusion-surgery that necessitate a more gentle and effective treatment method. Moses Chiropractic chooses to use it for relief of West Palm Beach back pain.

Listen to this PODCAST with chiropractic back pain specialist, Dr. Michael Johnson on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he presents two cases of post-surgical back pain patients helped with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

West Palm Beach chiropractic care of osteoporosis usually comes with nutritional tips like b vitamins for inflammation reduction and for prevention. 

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West Palm Beach OSTEOPOROSIS: HOMOCYSTEINE, B12, FOLATE, AND INFLAMMATION

Numerous issues are at play with osteoporosis and its prevention. Recent research indicates a significant association among homocysteine, bone mineral density (BMD) and inflammation in women with osteoporosis who are postmenopausal. Low BMD was associated with lower levels of B12, vitamin D, bone formation markers, and folate. Higher levels of homocysteine, inflammation, bone resorption markers, and presence of C677T polymorphism were associated with low BMD. Homocysteine production is a risk factor for inflammatory disease. It is controlled by methylenetratrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) activity with vitamin B12 and folate as causal factors. (4) With this in mind, we can talk about these levels and their adjustment if needed.

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Schedule your next West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment today with Moses Chiropractic. Whether back pain after lumbar fusion surgery or osteoporosis or inflammation afflict you, Moses Chiropractic is your healthcare partner to help!

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