Vancouver Chiropractic Newsletter for July 2016

 
Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation Effective

In younger back pain patients, those 21 to 54 years old, the more recognized side-lying thrust chiropractic spinal manipulation produces short term effects of improvement in low back pain the same as non-thrust flexion distraction spinal manipulation. (1) Vancouver Spine Care Centre uses the non-thrust chiropractic flexion distraction technique, Cox Technic, and finds that Vancouver patients in all age groups and especially those 60, 70, or 80 years old really appreciate the gentle non-thrust approach to their back pain relief! How about you? Vancouver Spine Care Centre invites you to experience the gentle, Vancouver chiropractic difference

Exercise Plus Chiropractic Beneficial for Headache Relief

Chronic neck pain and chronic cervicogenic headache patients benefit from specific strengthening exercises of the neck, scapulothoracic area and shoulder. (2) Vancouver Spine Care Centre knows that headaches bother many Vancouver patients and know that Vancouver Spine Care Centre can help with the gentle, safe chiropractic Cox Technic spinal manipulation alongside your exercising at home. What a great combination!

 
8-12 Weeks of Arm Pain BEFORE Neck Surgery…Just the Right Amount of Time for Chiropractic Care!

Neck surgery is a serious undertaking. Just ask any post-neck surgery patient. How long do neurosurgeons who do neck surgeries for cervical disc herniations with arm pain wait before doing neck surgery? 8 to 12 weeks. (3) That’s just enough time for your Vancouver chiropractor at Vancouver Spine Care Centre to help! In a study of 39 patients with cervical disc herniation and arm pain, treatment with chiropractic, non-surgical Cox Technic as used in this chiropractic clinic produced pain reduction in a mean of 13.2 treatments for a drop of 41.2 points on the visual analog scale. (4) That’s relief without surgery!

 
Natural Curcumin Reduces Pain and Inflammation

Curcumin from turmeric (a spice known for its anti-inflammatory properties) shows “superior results over corticosteroids” in helping inflammatory conditions like osteoarthritis. (5) Further, curcumin is shown to promote peripheral nerve regeneration and recovery. (6) And the bonus is that curcumin is a natural approach to pain and inflammation reduction! Then combining curcumin with the Vancouver chiropractic Cox Technic’s stretching may well produce even more satisfactory results since stretching of the connective tissues is shown help reduce inflammatory mechanisms within the tissue in the early stages of inflammation. (7) Vancouver Spine Care Centre’s multi-pronged approach to pain relief is beneficial for Vancouver patients.

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