Healthy News from Your Richmond Chiropractor January 2018

Richmond back pain and disc degeneration find help at Johnson Chiropractic with spinal disc pressure reducing Richmond spinal manipulation.  

Gentle, Effective, Pain-Relieving Treatment of Degenerated Discs

Johnson Chiropractic shares a new research study that explains that degenerated discs are already stressed because of their degenerated condition. Many Richmond chiropractic patients come to Johnson Chiropractic for disc degeneration! Interestingly, this study showed that lumbar rotational manipulation (LRM) (seated or side-lying) strained degenerated discs additionally and disrupted their intradiscal pressures as well. LRM is more stressful to disc that is more degenerative. Disc displacement was observed in degenerated and even healthy discs. The healthy discs showed the most displacement. (1) Thus disc degeneration is a condition for which Johnson Chiropractic offers Cox® Technic, chiropractic flexion distraction spinal manipulation which is research-documented to reduce intradiscal pressures in degenerated discs. This happens in both cervical (from 96 to 1583mmHg pressure) and lumbar (to as low as -192mmHg pressure) spine discs. (2,3) Johnson Chiropractic offers Cox® Technic as it is a gentle, non-surgical, disc pressure reducing, pain relieving treatment for degenerated and herniated spinal discs. Your wish for Richmond back pain relief will be met!

Listen to this PODCAST talk with the developer of Cox® Technic, Dr. James Cox, from the Back Doctors’ Podcast series about Cox® Technic and its way of relieving back pain.

Richmond chiropractic care includes exercise to help enhance back pain relief at Johnson Chiropractic. 


Adding neck, shoulder and upper back exercises to the usual low back exercises done by chronic low back pain patients improved disability and reduced pain. Additionally, the participants realized these benefits by performing these exercises just 3 times a week (not even daily!) for 6 weeks! (4) So talk with your Richmond chiropractor at Johnson Chiropractic about just how to move your body – all its parts – to maximize the benefits of exercise your Richmond back pain relief!


Schedule a Richmond chiropractic appointment for back pain relief with Johnson Chiropractic’s use of Cox Technic. Johnson Chiropractic is effective at relieving Richmond back pain and helping degenerated discs!

Johnson Chiropractic anticipates seeing you at your next Richmond chiropractic visit!