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Healthy News - May 2021

 
 McHenry chiropractic care encourages back pain patients to resist the urge to avoid normal spine motion once they are through their pain.
 

DON’T FEAR!  BE CONFIDENT WITH YOUR SPINE.

Chiropractors witness it every day. McHenry back pain patients avoid lifting or worry about over-doing it with their spines for things like lifting out of fear of (re)injury and pain.  Researchers write that chronic low back pain patients are inclined to protect their spines by lifting utilizing a diminished lumbar spine range of motion. Doing this for a long stretch of time may end up hurting more than helping. The lumbar spine tissues may experience more loading because of altered spine motion. (1) Fear-avoidance is a pretty normal reaction in back pain patients. Don’t feel funny if you do this for some time! Within our Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management, we encourage our back pain patients to get back to normal spinal motions slowly as their pain decreases and their exercise routine strengthens their spines via McHenry chiropractic  treatment, exercise, and nutrition. Spengel Chiropractic and you will get there together! Spengel Chiropractic is your partner in controlling back pain, so it does not control you.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Clint Dickason on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes his care of a nurse with back pain and sciatic leg pain using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to help her get back to doing the activities of daily life and her job, like bending, lifting and twisting.

McHenry chiropractic nutrition integration is important, especially when curcumin is shown to be an anti-inflammatory benefit. 

McHenry CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: CURCUMIN FOR CHRONIC PAIN RELIEF AND IMPROVED COGNITION

Cognitive impairment is observed in patients with chronic neuropathic pain. A new study on the effects of curcumin describes improvement in cognitive impairment and lessening of chronic pain as a result of compressed sciatic nerves in rats. Curcumin is said to ease chronic constriction injury related behaviors and memory deficits by lowering inflammatory cytokines. (2) Sciatica is irritation of the sciatic nerve causing leg pain. If you have sciatica, do you note issues with cognition? Curcumin’s anti-inflammatory properties are something to be considered in the nutritional approach to chronic pain and McHenry sciatic leg pain. Spengel Chiropractic does!

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Thank you for confiding in McHenry chiropractic care for your healthcare needs. Spengel Chiropractic is here to not only reduce your pain but also your fear of pain. With our comprehensive McHenry chiropractic treatment plan, Spengel Chiropractic and you will find a way to pain relief together! We look forward to seeing you at Spengel Chiropractic for your next appointment! Schedule today!

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