THE PANDEMIC OF LOW BACK PAIN
Here’s a pandemic chiropractic is built
for: low back pain! A new report in Healthcare journal
shares that “Low back pain is a pandemic and costly
musculoskeletal condition in the United States.” This report considered the cost-effectiveness of chiropractic and physical
therapy for low back pain. Curiously, their next
study is set to determine if they decrease
the need for more costly health services like
surgery, injections, and ER visits. For the moment, though, they discovered
that the total average cost was $48.56 less for chiropractic care
than PT and the daily adjusted life years was 0.0043 greater for
chiropractic than PT patients. They determined that
chiropractic was confirmed to be a cost-effective way
to help adults with at least 3 weeks of low back
pain over 6 months. (1) Come to Satterwhite Chiropractic to find out for
yourself! Bring your Oxford low back pain to Satterwhite Chiropractic.
Chiropractic care and your Oxford chiropractor are prepped
to fight and overcome the pandemic of low back pain.
Oxford CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:
B Vitamins for Diabetic Neuropathy
Chronic diabetic neuropathic pain is a
challenge. Inflammation has a role. Spinal
proinflammatory cytokines play a part. A new
study using rats demonstrated that B vitamins
not only suppress but greatly overpower
this pain by suppressing the proinflammatory cytokines. (2) Unfortunately,
vitamin B12 deficiency is quite common among type II
diabetic patients who take metformin, a common diabetic
drug. (3) Researchers noted associations of anemia
and neuropathy with metformin use in diabetic patients. (4) Satterwhite Chiropractic recommends
that our diabetic patients are encouraged to check
their vitamin B levels! B vitamins are quite important for health!
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. James Cox, developer of the
Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management, on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as he presents research
on how the immune system functions as well as how spinal
manipulation influences neuropathic pain pathways.
CONTACT Satterwhite Chiropractic
Arrange your next Oxford
chiropractic appointment today with Satterwhite Chiropractic for your low back
pain, neuropathy and spinal health! We look forward to seeing you soon!
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