Breaking News! Spinal manipulation increases water content
in the disc and diminishes pain intensity!
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa is inspired to share with our
West Des Moines back pain patients this news. We listen as our patients tell us
about their relief while being treated and after the treatment, so it’s great
to have research document and explain that relief! The West Des Moines chiropractic
care at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa is certainly beneficial.
Many patients coming to Executive Chiropractic of Iowa have disc degeneration,
a condition that finds the intervertebral disc lacking its original height and
fluid and nutrients. Disc degeneration or any number of other spine conditions
may cause our West Des Moines patients pain. Our chiropractic services are
pain relieving, gentle and effective for many West Des Moines back pain
sufferers. Explaining the reasons for this relief is important for all of us.
the latest study about the water content of the disc and spinal manipulation’s
effect on it noted patients’ responses to it. and following the spinal manipulation, the
authors report an immediate increase in the water content of the disc in the low
back at the L1-2 and L2-3 and L4-5 levels of the lumbar spine! This is positive proof for the benefit of spinal manipulation in treating
back pain. Patients in this study also note relief of pain intensity while
undergoing spinal manipulation. (1) Our West Des Moines back patients
As a side note: Another study pointed out that drinking water 36 hours before a spinal
manipulation session is also beneficial. (2) The more water available, the
more it can get into the disc during spinal manipulation. This can only help!
Our spinal manipulation of choice for West Des Moines
clients is Cox Technic Flexion Distraction. Not only is it relieving, it’s
evidence-based and research-documented via federally funded research with the
National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Health Resources and Services
Administration with nearly 50 years of experience behind it. That’s important
to Executive Chiropractic of Iowa to have support behind what we do.
So, drink some water, and contact Executive Chiropractic of Iowa today to set up your next West Des Moines
chiropractic spinal manipulation appointment. Your discs will thank you!
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