Gentle Baton Rouge Chiropractic Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain; B Vitamins Are Important

Gentle Baton Rouge  chiropractic treatment of chronic low back pain is best.

GENTLE IS BEST

Chronic low back pain reacts more positively to gentle spinal manipulation than more forceful. A new research paper states that for chronic low back pain patients, gentle flexion-distraction (aka Cox® Technic) is superior to high velocity low amplitude thrust (HVLA), a common form of manipulation. The randomized clinical trial found via numerous different tests that flexion distraction improved patient Visual Analog Scale ratings of pain as well as Oswestry Disability Index ratings of disability. The bottom line is that for chronic low back pain patients, flexion distraction produced more improvements in pain and function than HVLA. (1) It is no wonder that Spine & Sports Rehab Center values Cox® Technic! It is gentle and effective for chronic back pain in addition to neck pain, sciatica, radicular arm pain and many other spine pain conditions.

[[Check out|Explore]40] podcasts on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson to hear just how well  the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management works!

 Spine & Sports Rehab Center urges a check of your B vitamin status for overall health throughout life.

Baton Rouge CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: B Vitamins Vital Through All Life Stages

Baton Rouge chiropractic patients: Pay attention to your folate and B-vitamin status throughout life! Your Baton Rouge chiropractor is here for you. Folic acid (vitamin B9) is recommended to all pregnant women to reduce the risk of neural tube defects in babies.  Low vitamin B12 status is associated with a higher risk of cognitive dysfunction, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. For some people, making sure that optimal vitamin B status may be tougher than for others. Older folks just don’t absorb it very well. A genetic variant (MRHFR) that is a common folate B9 polymorphism is connected to problems like stroke. Good news! Recently a distinctive interaction with riboflavin (vitamin B2) reduces the risk of hypertension. (2) How’s your B status? Shall we check that out together?  Spine & Sports Rehab Center will be ready to answer all your questions about vitamin B and spinal nutrition.

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