Pflugerville Chiropractic Healthy News from Pflugerville Wellness Center - May 2017

Pain Relief with Pflugerville Chiropractic Care: Cox Technic

Pflugerville Wellness Center incorporates Cox Technic into the Pflugerville treatment plan forPflugerville back pain relief. Cox Technic research shows a 17% increase in disc height in addition to the 28% increase in area and a decrease in intradiscal pressures to as low as a -192 mmHg. (1) Traction effectively raises the disc height of lower lumbar spine discs. (2) Pflugerville Wellness Center recognizes the good of this increase.

And flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic, distraction manipulation as used in this Pflugerville chiropractic practice) eases neuropathic pain, pain that extends into the legs that often accompanies low back pain. Neuropathic pain coming with low back pain is a pain! The fortunate thing is that non-thrust, non-drug spinal manipulation like Cox Technic is often used to control low back pain. Just one month of Cox Technic, a form of chiropractic spinal manipulation, eases pain in chronic low back pain patients with leg pain compared to those without leg pain. Fantastic news! A new rat study reaffirms that using Cox Technic provides short-term pain-relief like that in human clinical studies. (3) That’s the reason Pflugerville Wellness Center uses it with our Pflugerville back pain patients!

Also, spinal manipulation affects pain regulators in the nervous system like substance-p, neurotensin, and oxytocin along with interleukin and cortisol (“the stress hormone”) levels after treatment. (4) That’s a goal of Pflugerville chiropractic treatment: to quieten the nervous system when it’s upset by pain.

Pflugerville back pain relief is possible with Pflugerville chiropractic care at Pflugerville Wellness Center! Schedule an appointment today!

 
Pflugerville Chiropractic Tip of the Month: Take Calcium
“You Need It. I don’t.”

Peculiar how recommendations are always for someone else! A Canadian study shared that, when asked, young adults recognized that calcium is essential for kids and older adults but not how important it was for them. (5) Calcium is important for all ages! Your Pflugerville chiropractor is ready to talk just how important it is for you.

We look forward to your next Pflugerville visit soon at Pflugerville Wellness Center!

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