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

Gentle Eugene chiropractic treatment of chronic low back pain is superior.

GENTLE IS BEST

Chronic low back pain responds 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 several different tests that flexion distraction improved patient Visual Analog Scale ratings of pain in addition to Oswestry Disability Index ratings of disability. The bottom line is that for chronic low back pain patients, flexion distraction offered greater improvements in pain and function than HVLA. (1) It’s no wonder that Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic values Cox® Technic! It is gentle and useful for chronic back pain in addition to 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!

 Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic suggests a check of your B vitamin status for overall health throughout life.

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

Eugene chiropractic patients: Pay attention to your folate and B-vitamin status throughout life! Your Eugene chiropractor will help you. Folic acid (vitamin B9) is suggested to all pregnant women to reduce the risk of neural tube defects in babies.  Low vitamin B12 status is affiliated with an increased risk of cognitive dysfunction, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. For some people, making sure that optimal vitamin B status may be tougher than for others. Older folks just do not absorb it very well. A genetic variant (MRHFR) that is a common folate B9 polymorphism is connected to problems like stroke. Good news! Recently a unique interaction with riboflavin (vitamin B2) reduces the risk of hypertension. (2) How is your B status? Shall we check that out together?  Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic will be ready to answer all your questions about vitamin B and spinal nutrition.

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