Gentle Oxford Chiropractic Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain; B Vitamins Are Important

Gentle Oxford chiropractic treatment of chronic low back pain is best.

GENTLE IS BEST

Chronic low back pain reacts more positively to gentle spinal manipulation than more forceful. A new research paper reports that for chronic low back pain patients, gentle flexion-distraction (aka Cox® Technic) is superior to high velocity low amplitude thrust (HVLA), a common form of manipulation. The randomized clinical trial found via numerous different tests that flexion distraction increased patient Visual Analog Scale ratings of pain along with Oswestry Disability Index ratings of disability. The bottom line is that for chronic low back pain patients, flexion distraction produced more improvements in pain and function than HVLA. (1) It’s not surprising that Satterwhite Chiropractic appreciates Cox® Technic! It’s gentle and helpful for chronic back pain as well as neck pain, sciatica, radicular arm pain and many more spine pain conditions.

[[Check out|Explore]40] podcasts on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson to listen to similar patient stories of how well  the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management works!

 Satterwhite Chiropractic urges a check of your B vitamin status for overall health throughout life.

Oxford CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: B Vitamins Vital Through All Life Stages

Oxford chiropractic patients: Pay attention to your folate and B-vitamin status throughout life! Your Oxford chiropractor will help you. Folic acid (vitamin B9) is recommended to all pregnant women to reduce the risk of neural tube defects in babies.  Low vitamin B12 status is associated with an increased risk of cognitive dysfunction, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. For some people, ensuring optimal vitamin B status may be tougher than for others. Older folks just do not absorb it properly. A genetic variant (MRHFR) that is a common folate B9 polymorphism is connected to conditions like stroke. Good news! Recently a distinctive interaction with riboflavin (vitamin B2) reduces the risk of hypertension. (2) How’s your B status? Let’s find out!  Satterwhite Chiropractic will be ready to address any concerns you may have about vitamin B and spinal nutrition.

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