GIVE IT TIME…AND La Grande CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (sciatic radiculopathy) and loss of motor strength naturally upset
La Grande back pain
patients. ”When will I
get back to ‘normal’?” is a standard question. Keep in
mind that studies show that treatment
outcomes are very comparable for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with leg
One model study related
that loss of motor strength due to sciatic nerve damage came
back over 3 years with 10% in 6 months, 30% at 1 year, 50% at 2 years and
75% at 3 years. (2)
A brand-new article agrees: Improvement
returns over time irrespective of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
The majority of patients in this
new study did not pick surgery. Just
about all of them regained full strength at 1 year
with it characteristically occurring in the
first 3 months while on-going recovery took a year. (3)
Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC says “Don’t hold back!” Ask Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC the concerning questions. We
will share with you the research-based answers for you to consider.
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Howard Rosenberg on The
Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about assisting
an athletic, healthy patient who developed foot drop and reduced
muscle strength as a result of a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System
allowed him to resume walking and playing tennis!
La Grande CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
La Grande back
pain patients fear moving, concerned that they may trigger
pain. Back belts and braces decrease pain and fear of pain and foster
a return to usual activities of life. (4) For back pain patients who suffer with spinal stenosis,
back belts improved walking distance. (5) And for acute
compression fractures, a back brace is typically implemented.
A soft brace was equally effective as a rigid brace to avoid
spinal deformity, improve quality of life, and reduce
back pain. (6) Back belts are not necessary forever,
but for short-term and for certain conditions, they are
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Ask your questions! Wear your belt if recommended. Thank you for trusting your spine’s health
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