GIVE IT TIME…AND San Jose CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (lumbosacral radiculopathy
or sciatica) and loss of motor strength naturally upset
San Jose back pain
patients. “When will it come back?” is a standard question. Keep in
mind that research finds that treatment
results are quite alike 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 came
back 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 agrees: Improvement
happens over time regardless of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
The majority of patients in this
new study did not elect surgery. Almost all of them recovered full strength at 1 year
with it typically happening in the
first 3 months though on-going recovery took a year. (3)
Chiropractic Solutions urges you to not hold
back. Ask Chiropractic Solutions the tough questions. We’ll present the research-documented
facts for you to ponder.
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Howard Rosenberg on The
Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about helping
an athletic, healthy patient who developed foot drop and reduced
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
San Jose CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
San Jose back
pain patients fear moving, worried that they may cause
pain. Back belts and braces decrease pain and fear of pain and allow
a return to normal 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 typically used.
A soft brace was equally effective as a rigid brace to prevent
spinal deformity, improve 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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Bring your questions! Wear your belt if recommended. Thank you for trusting your spine’s health
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