DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE;
CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT
Degenerated discs and degenerated knees are not
such unlikely companions. They are examples
of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal disorders that are related to a lesser quality of life
for older folks. Concerns like low back pain, lumbar
spinal stenosis, knee pain due to osteoarthritis, lessened
lumbar lordosis (as seen on xray), and enlarged
sagittal vertical alignment (as seen on xray) affect
a person’s quality of life. Lumbar spinal stenosis and knee osteoarthritis are
the most influential issues for patients having a lower
quality of life. (1) Another study links the disc height of the L1/L2,
L2/L3, and L3/L4 to knee pain with L2/L3 being the most strongly related.
(2) The old “Dem Bones” song holds true! Everything is connected!
A degenerated knee may be related to a degenerated disc. Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic understands
the connection and is here to help.
CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!
Extruded discs - discs whose gelatinous core
leaks out – are apt to be a bit scarier
than disc bulges to their owners, but in a new report
they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of
care, 75% of extrusions completely resolved, 15%
partially resolved, and 10% did show any regression.
90% did! Additionally, those patients whose discs resolved
also stated that they had significantly improved NRS pain scores,
symptoms and disability issues. (3) Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic relieves pain from
extruded discs! They don’t
Listen to this discussion about care of the disc extrusion with Cox® Technic on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as Dr.
Ted Siciliano shares this case of a disc extrusion in a weight lifter he positively
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