DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE;
CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT
Degenerated discs and degenerated knees are not
such unlikely companions. They are examples
of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal disorders that are correlated with poorer quality of life
for older folks. Concerns like low back pain, lumbar
spinal stenosis, knee pain due to osteoarthritis, decreased
lumbar lordosis (as seen on xray), and increased
sagittal vertical alignment (visible on xray) affect
a person’s quality of life. Lumbar spinal stenosis and knee osteoarthritis are
the most influential issues for patients having a lower
quality of life. (1) Another study links the disc height of the L1/L2,
L2/L3, and L3/L4 to knee pain with L2/L3 being the most strongly correlated.
(2) The old “Dem Bones” song holds true! Everything is related!
A degenerated knee may be connected to a degenerated disc. New Roads Chiropractic Center is well aware of
the connection and is prepared to help.
CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!
Extruded discs - discs whose gelatinous centers leak out – tend to be a bit scarier
than disc bulges to their sufferers, but in a new study
they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of
care, 75% of extrusions completely resolved, 15%
partially went away, and 10% did show any regression.
90% did! Plus, those patients whose discs regressed
also stated that they had significantly improved NRS pain scores,
symptoms and disability issues. (3) New Roads Chiropractic Center relieves pain from
extruded discs! They do not
Listen to this discussion about care of the disc extrusion with Cox® Technic on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as Dr.
Ted Siciliano shares this case of a disc extrusion in a weight lifter he positively
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