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Auburn Smoking Increases Body Pain Particularly Spine Pain

Smoking. We know it’s bad. Smoking is bad. The body doesn’t like it. Your spine really doesn’t like it! Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. loves your spine and offers Auburn chiropractic care for your spine. You like your spine or at least need it! Keep your spine healthy! Let Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. care for your spine when it requires some special attention to re-discover its healthy state. The first step toward health for a Auburn smoker suffering with back pain may necessitate a chiropractic treatment plan that incorporates a plan to stop smoking.


Researchers are curious about factors linked to smoking. In a review of 7547 patients who underwent back surgery, they discovered that 18% were smokers. The researchers stated that compared to the non-smokers, the smokers were younger, male, nondiabetic, and nonobese. Patients in this group who have coronary artery disease were more apt to be smokers. Smokers who underwent lumbar spine back surgery presented initially more with leg pain than back pain and disability. Their employment, insurance/uninsured, and education status were also linked to smoking status. Interestingly though, smoking status didn’t affect the disability status one year after back surgery. (1) Modifying such risk factors work equally well for smokers and nonsmokers luckily. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. would help a Auburn smoker dealing with Auburn back pain to stop smoking.


The body knows what’s good for it…and what’s not. Smoking isn’t. Studying 2307 smokers and non-smokers, researchers discovered that smoking is most strongly connected to spine pain. Headache, trunk pain and limb pain followed. Active smoking is linked to pain in every part of the body. The spine and head withstand the brunt of the painful influence though. If a smoker does not like pain, you will want to think about stop smoking! (2) Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. is with you to back your effort to quit smoking when you’re ready.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Silke Laub of chiropractic’s contribution to palliative care of a cancer patient with neuropathic pain due to chemotherapy. Dr. Michael Johnson of The Back Doctors Podcast highlighted the supportive side of chiropractic care and Cox® Technic for patients with spine related pain.

Schedule your next Auburn chiropractic visit with Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.. Smoking is a risk factor for more pain. Smoking is really bothersome to the spine. Being the Auburn back pain specialist, your Auburn chiropractor is here to relieve back pain and support any efforts you decide to try to decrease your back pain. 

Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. explains that smoking intensifies the pain experience especially spine pain and headache. 
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