CHRONIC MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN CARE: SPINAL MANIPULATION
A recent study offers the latest recommendations on how to manage
and relieve chronic musculoskeletal pain. The goal? Make care more consistent, encourage collaborative care
among various healthcare providers, and finally
improve patient outcomes. Palmer Chiropractic Center knows
our Lynchburg chiropractic patients would like that! Plans
to manage musculoskeletal conditions - low back pain, neck
pain, tension headache, osteoarthritis (knee and hip) and
fibromyalgia – incorporated acupuncture, spinal
manipulation/mobilization, modalities (electrical
current, laser), exercise (yoga), mind-body practices (meditation and cognitive
therapy), lifestyle changes (diet, no smoking), and referral for co-management
as needed. (1) These recommendations reiterate and improve
prior such studies. One group of researchers suggested
reassurance, advice, education, spinal manipulation along with exercise,
myofascial therapy or normal medical care when beneficial
for chronic low back pain. (2) Another research group studied
complementary medicine for musculoskeletal conditions and reported
that good/moderate quality evidence supported the use of
spinal manipulation/mobilization, yoga, and acupuncture for chronic low back
pain and neck pain. (3) Spinal manipulation is a well-honed chiropractic
skill while the other recommendations are all accessible
within the personalized Lynchburg chiropractic
treatment plan. Let’s work on your chronic musculoskeletal pain!
Listen to this PODCAST with chiropractic back pain
specialist, Dr. Nike Taylor on The
Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as she describes
a chronic back pain patient’s journey to pain relief with the Cox® Technic System of
Spinal Pain Management.
Lynchburg CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:
Lynchburg PAIN REDUCER: GINGER!
Ginger adds zest to food and to pain-relieving efforts!
Pain-reducing effects of ginger come from its anti-oxidant capability
and its capacity to inhibit prostaglandins and
pain-related nociceptor activity. Ginger’s pain-lowering effect
holds promise and is safe according to all the latest
studies. (4) Ginger taken orally has been safely done in many
studies. One particular study shared
that osteoarthritis patients’ pain reduced significantly and
disability did as well. (5) Such a simple herb, ginger,
holds such zesty promise!
CONTACT Palmer Chiropractic Center
Schedule your next Lynchburg
chiropractic appointment now with Palmer Chiropractic Center. Spinal
manipulation and ginger are two ways to help musculoskeletal, chronic
back pain sufferers experience relief from that pain.