DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE;
CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT
Degenerated discs and degenerated knees aren’t
such unlikely companions. They are cases
of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal disorders that are correlated with poorer quality of life
for older folks. Problems like low back pain, lumbar
spinal stenosis, knee pain because of osteoarthritis, decreased
lumbar lordosis (visible on xray), and enlarged
sagittal vertical alignment (as seen on xray) influence
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 report links the disc height of the L1/L2,
L2/L3, and L3/L4 to knee pain with L2/L3 being the most strongly linked.
(2) The old “Dem Bones” song holds true! Everything is connected!
degenerated disc may be connected to a
degenerated knee. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is well aware of
the connection and is ready to help.
CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!
Extruded discs - discs whose jellylike centers leak out – tend to be a bit worrisome
than disc bulges to their owners, but in a new study
they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of
care, 75% of extrusions completely regressed, 15%
partially resolved, and 10% did show any resolution.
90% did! Plus, those patients whose discs resolved
also stated that they had significantly improved NRS pain scores,
symptoms and disability issues. (3) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation helps extruded discs find relief! They do not
Listen to this discussion on care of the extruded
disc 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 successfully
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