THE PANDEMIC OF LOW BACK PAIN
Here’s a pandemic chiropractic is built
for: low back pain! A recent report in Healthcare journal
reports that “Low back pain is a pandemic and costly
musculoskeletal condition in the United States.” This report looked
at the cost-effectiveness of chiropractic and physical
therapy for low back pain. Interestingly, their next
study is set to reveal if they reduce
the use of more costly health services like
surgery, injections, and ER visits. For the moment, though, they found
that the total average cost was $48.56 lower for chiropractic care
than PT and the daily adjusted life years was 0.0043 greater for
chiropractic than PT patients. They concluded that
chiropractic was confirmed to be a cost-effective means
to ease low back pain in adults with at least 3 weeks of low back
pain over 6 months. (1) Come to Executive Chiropractic of Iowa to find out for
yourself! Bring your West Des Moines low back pain to Executive Chiropractic of Iowa.
Chiropractic care and your West Des Moines chiropractor are prepared
to fight and conquer the pandemic of low back pain.
West Des Moines CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:
B Vitamins for Diabetic Nerve Pain
Chronic diabetic neuropathic pain is challenging. Inflammation plays a part. Spinal
proinflammatory cytokines have a role. A recent
report about rats demonstrated that B vitamins
not only suppress but significantly overpower
this pain by suppressing the proinflammatory cytokines. (2) Unfortunately,
vitamin B12 deficiency is very common among type II
diabetic patients who are prescribed metformin, a common diabetic
drug. (3) Researchers noted associations of anemia
and neuropathy with metformin use in diabetic patients. (4) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa recommends
that our diabetic patients are urged to check
their vitamin B levels! B vitamins are quite important for health!
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. James Cox, developer of the
Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management, on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as he imparts research
on how the immune system functions as well as how spinal
manipulation influences neuropathic pain pathways.
CONTACT Executive Chiropractic of Iowa
Arrange your next West Des Moines
chiropractic appointment today with Executive Chiropractic of Iowa for your low back
pain, neuropathy and spinal health! We look forward to seeing you soon!
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