THE PANDEMIC OF LOW BACK PAIN
Here is a pandemic chiropractic is built
for: low back pain! A recent report in Healthcare journal
presents that “Low back pain is a pandemic and costly
musculoskeletal condition in the United States.” This study compared the cost-effectiveness of chiropractic and physical
therapy for low back pain. Curiously, their next
study is said to reveal if they reduce
the need for more costly health services like
surgery, injections, and ER visits. For now, though, they found
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 shown to be a cost-effective means
to ease low back pain in adults with at least 3 weeks of low back
pain over six months. (1) Come to Johnson Chiropractic to find out for
yourself! Bring your Richmond low back pain to Johnson Chiropractic.
Chiropractic care and your Richmond chiropractor are prepped
to fight and conquer the pandemic of low back pain.
Richmond CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:
B Vitamins for Diabetic Neuropathy
Chronic diabetic neuropathic pain is tough. Inflammation plays a part. Spinal
proinflammatory cytokines have a part. A new
study using rats demonstrated that B vitamins
not only suppress but greatly subdue
this pain by suppressing the proinflammatory cytokines. (2) Unfortunately,
vitamin B12 deficiency is very common among type II
diabetic patients who take metformin, a common diabetic
drug. (3) Researchers found associations of anemia
and neuropathy with metformin use in diabetic patients. (4) Johnson Chiropractic urges our diabetic patients are urged to test
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 shares research
on how the immune system functions as well as how spinal
manipulation affects neuropathic pain pathways.
CONTACT Johnson Chiropractic
Schedule your next Richmond
chiropractic appointment today with Johnson Chiropractic for your low back
pain, neuropathy and spinal health! We look forward to seeing you soon!
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