GIVE IT TIME…AND Auburn CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (lumbosacral radiculopathy
or sciatica) and loss of motor strength obviously bother
Auburn back pain
patients. ”When will I
get back to ‘normal’?” is a typical question. Keep in
mind that studies show that treatment
results are quite alike for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with sciatic
One benchmark study stated
that loss of motor strength because of sciatic nerve damage came
back over 3 years with 10% in 6 months, 30% at 1 year, 50% at 2 years and
75% at 3 years. (2)
A brand-new article concurs: Improvement
happens over time irrespective of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
Most patients in this
latest study did not pick surgery. Just
about all of them regained full strength at 1 year
with it typically occurring in the
first 3 months though on-going recovery took a year. (3)
Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. says “Don’t hold back!” Ask Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. the concerning questions. We
will present the research-documented
facts for you to consider.
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Howard Rosenberg on The
Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about helping
an athletic, healthy patient who found himself foot drop and decreased
muscle strength due to a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System
helped him return not just back to walking but also to playing
Auburn CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
pain patients fear moving, worried that they may trigger
pain. Back belts and braces reduce pain and fear of pain and foster
a return to usual activities of life. (4) For spinal stenosis
patients with back pain,
back belts enhanced their walking distance. (5) And for acute
compression fractures, a back brace is typically implemented.
A soft brace was equally effective as a rigid brace to prevent
spinal deformity, enhance quality of life, and lessen
back pain. (6) Back belts aren’t needed forever,
but for temporary and for certain conditions, they are
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Ask your questions! Wear your belt if recommended. Thank you for trusting your spine’s health
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