Satterwhite Chiropractic Offers the World-Studied Cox® Technic Here in Oxford for Back Pain Relief

At Satterwhite Chiropractic, our Oxford chiropractic patients get cutting-edge spinal care in the form of Cox® Technic that is recognized, well-studied and helpful for back pain. Cox® Technic is really around the world…and right here in Oxford! In this piece, you’ll see studies from Spain, Korea, Japan, and the US about Cox® Technic and how it eases back pain.

SPAIN: 50% AND SUPERIOR CLINICAL OUTCOMES

A recent research paper by researchers and physiotherapists in Spain reports that patients cared for with flexion distraction spinal manipulation attain at least 50% improvement. Further, flexion distraction outcomes are superior to high velocity low amplitude thrust technique outcomes. (1) A note on this 50% improvement marker: Cox® Technic protocols look for at least 50% improvement within the first month of care for most spine pain conditions at which time (a) visit frequency is decreased by 50% and (b) treatment would now include some range of motion treatment to spinal segments. And if you think “Well, 50% doesn’t seem like that much.” Satterwhite Chiropractic must remind you that medicine now considers 30% and even 20% improvement as “minimal clinical improvement” to deem a medical procedure like spine surgery worthwhile to offer. (2, 3) Contrasted with those markers for a procedure to be medically beneficial, Cox® Technic’s 50% Rule guide and attainment is marvelous! Satterwhite Chiropractic finds that many of our patients get even more improvement: 60%, 70%, 80%, 90% and higher. All cases and patients differ and have their own unique concerns, but the clinical outcomes are pleasing for Oxford back pain sufferers who really want to return to a reasonable quality of life.

JAPAN & US: TRACTION AND COX® TECHNIC

Traction is effective treatment…for some and when it’s used with the right type of patient. 83.2% of patients did in a Japanese study. These researchers presented that lumbar traction can provide a distractive force and that patients showed an immediate response to it. They also admitted that traction research is short on reproducibility, biomechanical confirmation, and clinical validation of its effectiveness. (4) Cox Technic can show researched effects. Cox® Technic biomechanical studies documented that the lumbar spine disc pressures drop to as low as -192mmHg, the lumbar canal area increases by 28%, the disc height increases by 17%, and ranges of motion can be returned to specific spinal segments. (5) Satterwhite Chiropractic proposes that Cox® Technic is well-researched, segment specific spinal manipulation with predictable clinical outcomes.

KOREA: COX® TECHNIC POSITIVELY IMPACTS THE SPINE

And in Korea, researchers discovered that disc heights significantly increased in chronic low back pain patients handled with flexion distraction and joint mobilization techniques. Why did this happen? They explained that this treatment created negative pressure in the disc space to pull the moved disc content back to the center and got rid of painful stimuli from the annular fibers to reduce pain. (6) Just what Gudavalli et al discovered in their biomechanical research of the effects of Cox® Technic flexion distraction on the lumbar spine in the 1990’s! Satterwhite Chiropractic shares these biomechanical effects with our Oxford back pain patients all the time. It is vital to have science behind what we do.

CONTACT Satterwhite Chiropractic

Listen to this PODCAST with Ram Gudavalli, PhD, on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. Dr. Gudavalli is the principle investigator who has managed much of the biomechanical and clinical research studies – retrospective, prospective and experimental with cadavers – about the effects of Cox Technic flexion distraction. He, too, enhances the world-wide flare of Cox® Technic as he moved to the US from India! We’re so thankful he did.

Schedule your Oxford chiropractic appointment today. While Cox® Technic is researched world-wide, it’s offered right here in Oxford for your spinal health and back pain relief and management.

 
Satterwhite Chiropractic reads the research from around the world about its chiropractic treatment system, Cox® Technic, and follows its pain-relieving guidelines. 
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