Executive Chiropractic of Iowa’s October 2017 Healthy Newsletter



West Des Moines knee pain is a pain that Executive Chiropractic of Iowa sees often. Pain medications and surgical procedures are commonly recommended while a new non-surgical chiropractic approach is showing good results. Principles of Cox® Technic flexion distraction and decompression - a technique utilized in clinic all the time for West Des Moines back pain and neck pain relief - were customized for use with knee pain. They are shown to be of help in relieving knee pain. Overall, knee pain patients’ mean pain scores fell from 7.7 to 1.8 on a 10 point scale 1 least pain, 10 most pain in a mean of 5.3 visits over 3 weeks. In particular, acute knee pain patients’ pain scores fell even more from a mean of 8.1 to 1.1 in 4.8 treatments in 2.4 weeks. Chronic knee pain patients’ scores dropped from 7.5 to 2.2 in 5.4 treatments in 3.3 weeks. No one in the study reported any adverse reactions. (1) It's gentle, relieving, and comfortable.  Listen to a PODCAST by the author of this paper about his clinical experience with treating knee pain. This is an exciting addition to Executive Chiropractic of Iowa’s West Des Moines chiropractic care! West Des Moines knee pain sufferers are welcomed to experience this gentle, relieving West Des Moines knee pain treatment!


West Des Moines CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Strengthen the Hip Abductors

We all can gain from stronger hip abductors, and West Des Moines older folks benefit even more. A new article reports that people with chronic low back pain typically have hip abductor weakness, too. (Executive Chiropractic of Iowa agrees as these two are seen often in this West Des Moines chiropractic practice.) A simple series of hip abductor exercises helped reduce pain and improve function for a set of older chronic low back pain sufferers. (2) Easy! Executive Chiropractic of Iowa will share some hip strengthening exercises you can do at home alongside the West Des Moines chiropractic spinal manipulation with Cox Technic in office to get such relief yourself.

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Executive Chiropractic of Iowa anticipates seeing your painful West Des Moines knees, hips, backs and necks! Executive Chiropractic of Iowa is ready to help with the latest in West Des Moines chiropractic care!

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