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McHenry Chiropractic and Manipulation Ease and Keep Pain At Bay

“An apple a day…” Everyone can complete that saying! Access to chiropractic and spinal manipulation for McHenry back pain and neck pain sufferers is reported to do the same. Access needs to be just as simple as access to apples! According to research, chiropractic and spinal manipulation ease pain and lessen the need for escalated treatments and tests when they are clearly accessible to back and neck pain sufferers. (Even dogs were helped by veterinary chiropractic spinal manipulation!) Spengel Chiropractic offers gentle spinal manipulation via a well-explained chiropractic treatment plan.

CHIROPRACTIC CARE AND SPINAL MANIPULATION AND BACK PAIN MANAGEMENT

Spinal manipulation is a primary treatment at Spengel Chiropractic with good reason! A rat study of the effect of manipulation and mobilization and sham treatment on reducing neuroinflammation in acute lumbar radiculopathy (leg pain) demonstrated that manipulation and mobilization resulted in more pain relief. Manipulation was a little faster in providing relief and decreasing severe radiculopathy. (1) Spinal manipulation and mobilization are leading treatments at Spengel Chiropractic for back pain and radiculopathy. We’re here for you as soon as you bring your back pain and/or leg pain to our office!  Spengel Chiropractic also knows that our McHenry chiropractic patients are eager to receive in-office care but not always as motivated to do their at-home care. They’re not alone! 89% of chiropractic patients told researcher they went to their appointments. That is the easier part! 82% said their chiropractor’s recommendations for treatment and at-home care (stretching and exercise) made sense, but only 44% of them actually followed through in doing the at-home care. (2) We know it’s tough to make time at home, and we’ll keep doing our best at every visit to treat your spinal condition…and supportively remind you to do yours!

SPINAL MANIPULATION AND ACCESS TO CHIROPRACTIC REDUCED NEED FOR MORE ADVANCED CARE

Researchers wondered just how access to chiropractic influenced medically-directed spinal pain care in older adults. In an analysis of Medicare claims for 39,278 older adult chiropractic users, reduced access to chiropractic care increased the use of medical services (primary care physician visits and spine surgeries) for spine pain conditions. The researchers equated this to an additional cost of $114,967 per 1000 beneficiaries ($391 million nationally). (3) That is a lot of money and suffering. Spengel Chiropractic makes itself accessible to our McHenry spine pain sufferers! Further, 42% of neck pain patients get escalated treatments like imaging, injection, emergency room, surgery. Neck pain patients treated with spinal manipulation – 90% of which is performed by chiropractors in the US – were less likely to go onto escalated care. Only 26% of spinal manipulation patients underwent escalated care whereas 46% of neck pain sufferers who sought other types of care did. Their risk of treatment escalation was double. (4) Spengel Chiropractic offers spinal manipulation. Your McHenry chiropractor is skilled in performing safe, gentle, relieving spinal manipulation.

EVEN DOGS BENEFIT FROM CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT

There are chiropractic colleagues who also are skilled at performing spinal manipulation on animals! Interesting! Some dog breeds like boxers have a tendency to acquire spondylosis deformans, a spinal disease distinguished by disc degeneration and bone spurs. A study of boxer puppies from 8 weeks old to one year of age compared puppies treated with veterinary chiropractic monthly to same aged boxers not treated with chiropractic. At a year old, the treated puppies had spondylosis significantly less (only 25% were found to have it on imaging) versus the control puppies (46.5% had it on imaging). This suggests that veterinary chiropractic treatment may beneficially reduce the probably of young boxers developing spondylosis. (5) Our McHenry furry companions benefit with chiropractic treatment, too!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tom Menendez on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses his use of Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction to gently  ease back pain in elderly patients.

Set up your McHenry chiropractic appointment soon. Keep eating your apples and visiting your chiropractor to manage your health and ease your back pain and risk of back pain! 

 
Spengel Chiropractic offers chiropractic care and spinal manipulation openly to any and all spine-pain-related sufferers! It’s relieving.  
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