GIVE IT TIME…AND Plainville CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (lumbosacral radiculopathy
or sciatica) and loss of motor strength obviously upset
Plainville back pain
patients. ”When will I
get back to ‘normal’?” is a standard question. Keep in
mind that studies show that treatment
results are very similar for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with leg
One benchmark study related
that loss of motor strength due to sciatic nerve damage returned over 3 years with 10% in 6 months, 30% at 1 year, 50% at 2 years and
75% at 3 years. (2)
A brand-new article concurs: Improvement
returns over time regardless of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
The majority of patients in this
new study did not choose surgery. Nearly all of them got back full strength at 1 year
with it characteristically happening in the
first 3 months though on-going recovery took a year. (3)
Layden Chiropractic says “Do not hold back!” Ask Layden Chiropractic the concerning questions. We’ll 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 decreased
muscle strength due to a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System
helped him return not just back to walking but also to playing
Plainville CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
pain patients fear moving, concerned that they may trigger
pain. Back belts and braces decrease pain and fear of pain and foster
a return to usual activities of life. (4) For spinal stenosis
patients with back pain,
back belts enhanced their walking distance. (5) And for acute
compression fractures, a back brace is usually implemented.
A soft brace was equally effective as a rigid brace to avoid
spinal deformity, enhance quality of life, and reduce
back pain. (6) Back belts are not necessary forever,
but for temporary and for certain conditions, they are
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Ask your questions! Wear your belt as recommended. Thank you for entrusting your spine’s health
to Layden Chiropractic!
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