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Sitka Chiropractic Healthy News from Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka - May 2017

Pain Relief with Sitka Chiropractic Care: Cox Technic

Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka incorporates Cox Technic into the Sitka treatment plan forSitka back pain relief. Cox Technic research shows a 17% increase in disc height in addition to the 28% increase in area and a drop in intradiscal pressures to as low as a -192 mmHg. (1) Traction effectively increases the disc height of lower lumbar spine discs. (2) Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka recognizes the good of this increase.

And flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic, distraction manipulation as used in this Sitka 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 commonly used to control low back pain. Just one month of Cox Technic, a form of chiropractic spinal manipulation, alleviates pain in chronic low back pain patients with leg pain contrasted with those without leg pain. Fantastic news! A new rat study confirms that using Cox Technic produces short-term pain-relief like that in human clinical studies. (3) That’s why Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka uses it with our Sitka 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 is a goal of Sitka chiropractic treatment: to soother the nervous system when it’s upset by pain.

Sitka back pain relief is possible with Sitka chiropractic care at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka! Schedule an appointment today!

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

Funny how recommendations are always for somebody else! A Canadian study reported that, when questioned, young adults recognized that calcium is essential for kids and older adults but not how critical it was for them. (5) Calcium is essential for all ages! Your Sitka chiropractor is ready to talk just how valuable it is for you.

We look forward to seeing you soon at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka!

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