DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE;
CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT
Degenerated discs and degenerated knees aren’t
such unlikely companions. They are examples
of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal disorders that are contribute
to poorer quality of life
for older folks. Concerns like low back pain, lumbar
spinal stenosis, knee pain due to osteoarthritis, lessened
lumbar lordosis (visible on xray), and increased
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 study links the disc height of the L1/L2,
L2/L3, and L3/L4 to knee pain with L2/L3 being the most strongly correlated.
(2) The old “Dem Bones” song holds true! Everything is connected!
degenerated disc may be related to a
degenerated knee. Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC is well aware of
the connection and is here to help.
CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!
Extruded discs - discs whose gelatinous core
leaks out – tend to be a bit worrisome
than disc bulges to their sufferers, but in a recent report
they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of
care, 75% of extrusions completely resolved, 15%
partially went away, and 10% did show any regression.
90% did! Plus, those patients whose discs regressed
also reported significantly improved NRS pain scores,
symptoms and disability issues. (3) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC relieves pain from
extruded discs! They do not
Listen to this discussion about 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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