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Johnson Chiropractics Healthy News on Spinal Stenosis & Fall Prevention

Richmond Lumbar Spine Stenosis:
The Richmond Chiropractic Option

Johnson Chiropractic treats and relieves Richmond spinal stenosis! Richmond spinal stenosis patients come through the door all the time. Johnson Chiropractic has a system of care to help Richmond spinal stenosis patients even though there still isn’t a concrete way to treat Richmond lumbar spine stenosis for all [[sufferers of spinal stenosis|spinal stenosis sufferers]. Johnson Chiropractic bases its care on some well documented details in the spine research. Richmond back surgery patients deal with more complications from treatment than non-surgical patients for lumbar spine stenosis. Back surgery resulted in no significant differences the first 6 post-surgical months compared with conservative treatment. Disability scores were higher for surgical patients at 12 and 24 months. (1) Another review of spinal manipulation and mobilization effects on the spine and its painful discs revealed that there is a change in water flow in the disc to keep it healthy. (2) What’s a Richmond spinal stenosis patients to do? The treatment plan is not clear or the same for every patient with spinal stenosis. There are many influencing elements affecting this decision, but with non-surgical care, the complication rates and downtime from life are not as high. These factors contribute to Johnson Chiropractic’s choosing to use the Cox Technic system of spine care for treating Richmond spinal stenosis. Chiropractic Cox® Technic is gentle, safe, evidence-based spinal manipulation and mobilization treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis due to all sorts of causes from disc herniation to synovial cyst. Johnson Chiropractic looks forward to conferring with you about how Richmond chiropractic may reduce your back pain.

TIP OF THE MONTH: Vitamin D and Calcium Prevent Falls

As we age, falls are concerning as are the fractures that may happen. Fall prevention strategies often incorporate exercise, balance/proprioception, and addressing depression and dizziness. Nutrition might be another helpful factor! Supplementation with vitamin D and calcium significantly lessens the risk of a fall. Taking D2 or D3 alone did not have such an effect. (3) Simple enough! Any little bit will help!

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