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Auburn Chiropractic Care May Better for Vertebral Fractures than Vertebroplasty

Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. suggests curcumin for pain reduction and Auburn conservative care for vertebral fractures instead of vertebroplasty.

NO VERTEBROPLASTY FOR VERTEBRAL FRACTURE

Auburn Chiropractic Option for Conservative Care

Painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures occur in the vertebral bones of the spine. Often started by a fall or injury, a Auburn vertebral fracture (compression fracture) occurs when a vertebra – a bone of the spine - will fall in on itself, causing the bone to shrink in size.  Researchers and doctors discovered a way to “fix” these vertebral fractures by inserting a cement type compound into the collapsed bone to get it to normal size again. This procedure is called vertebroplasty. It made sense. However, a recent Cochrane Review study of results over many years show that high- to moderate-quality evidence reports no important benefit of vertebroplasty for acute or subacute osteoporotic vertebral fractures and warns of its capability to harm. Undesirable side-effects from vertebroplasty include osteomyelitis, cord compression, thecal sac injury and respiratory failure. (1) How does chiropractic care conservatively handle a vertebral compression fracture? Consult Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.. The suitable time after injury to add gentle Cox® Technic to the treatment plan for a vertebral fracture (generally around 6 weeks with careful tolerance testing) will be decided. In the interim, there are conservative options like bracing, good posture (with even a little extension), pain medications, etc., to ease the pain. Your Auburn chiropractor at Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. is ready to help!

Pain-relieving curcumin may be a good addition to the Auburn chiropractic treatment plan.  

 
TIP OF THE MONTH: Try Curcumin!

Curcumin is a plant-derived natural compound from the rhizome of the turmeric (curcuma longa) plant. It’s effective for treating and preventing any number of diseases, particularly age-associated ones like cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic inflammation and infection. (2) What an amazing polyphenol! It is even shown to be superior to corticosteroids for dropping inflammation and to be beneficial alone and/or in combination with antibiotics for being antibacterial. (3,4) With so many outstanding benefits, curcumin may be a great supplement to your nutrition routine. Let’s talk about it at your next Auburn chiropractic appointment at Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.!

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Schedule your next Auburn chiropractic appointment today! Whether you have a new or old vertebral fracture or have a condition that curcumin would be good for, contact Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. today. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. looks forward to seeing you!

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