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New Roads Smoking Increases Body Pain Particularly Spine Pain

Smoking. We know how bad it is. Smoking is bad. The body doesn’t like it. Your spine dislikes it! New Roads Chiropractic Center likes your spine and offers New Roads chiropractic care for your spine. You love your spine or at least require it! Keep your spine healthy! Let New Roads Chiropractic Center care for your spine when it requires a little help to re-discover its healthy state. Step one toward health for a New Roads smoker suffering with back pain may necessitate a chiropractic treatment plan that incorporates a plan to quit smoking.


Researchers are inquisitive about factors related to smoking. In a review of 7547 patients who went through back surgery, they found that 18% were smokers. The researchers observed 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 likely to be smokers. Smokers who had lumbar spine back surgery came to their healthcare provider more with leg pain than back pain and disability. Their employment, insurance/uninsured, and education status were also linked to smoking status. Fascinatingly though, smoking status did not affect the disability status at a year after back surgery. (1) Altering such risk factors work equally well for smokers and nonsmokers luckily. New Roads Chiropractic Center would encourage a New Roads smoker dealing with New Roads back pain to stop smoking.


The body gets what is good for it…and what’s not. Smoking is not. Examining 2307 smokers and non-smokers, researchers found that smoking is most strongly associated with spine pain. Headache, trunk pain and limb pain ensued. Active smoking is associated with pain in every part of the body. The spine and head withstand the force of the painful influence though. If a smoker doesn’t like pain, you will want to think about stop smoking! (2) New Roads Chiropractic Center is with you to support your attempt to stop 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 patient with cancer who has neuropathic pain related to chemotherapy. Dr. Michael Johnson of The Back Doctors Podcast emphasized the supportive side of chiropractic care and Cox® Technic for patients with spine related pain.

Schedule your next New Roads chiropractic visit with New Roads Chiropractic Center. Smoking is a risk factor for more pain. Smoking is very troublesome to the spine. Being the New Roads back pain specialist, your New Roads chiropractor is here to relieve back pain and support any efforts you decide to try to decrease your back pain. 

New Roads Chiropractic Center explains that smoking intensifies the pain experience especially spine pain and headache. 
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