DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE;
CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT
Degenerated discs and degenerated knees aren’t
such strange-bedfellows. They are examples
of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal disorders that are related to a lesser quality of life
for older folks. Issues like low back pain, lumbar
spinal stenosis, knee pain because of osteoarthritis, lessened
lumbar lordosis (visible on xray), and increased
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 linked.
(2) The old “Dem Bones” song holds true! Everything is related!
degenerated disc may be connected to a
degenerated knee. Tarrytown Chiropractic is well aware of
the connection and is ready to help.
CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!
Extruded discs - discs whose jellylike centers leak out – tend to be a bit scarier
than disc bulges to their sufferers, but in a recent study
they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of
care, 75% of extrusions completely resolved, 15%
partially went away, and 10% did show any resolution.
90% did! Plus, those patients whose discs resolved
also stated that they had significantly improved NRS pain scores,
symptoms and disability issues. (3) Tarrytown Chiropractic relieves pain from
extruded discs! They do not
Listen to this discussion on 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 successfully
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