GIVE IT TIME…AND Fort Wayne CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (sciatic radiculopathy) and loss of motor strength naturally worry
Fort Wayne back pain
patients. “When will it come back?” is a usual question. Keep in
mind that studies show that treatment
outcomes are quite alike for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with sciatic
One classic study stated
that loss of motor strength due to sciatic nerve damage returned 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 concurs: Improvement
returns over time irrespective of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
The majority of patients in this
new study did not choose surgery. Almost 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)
Aaron Chiropractic Clinic says “Do not hold back!” Ask Aaron Chiropractic Clinic the hard 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 found himself foot drop and decreased
muscle strength due to a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System
allowed him to resume walking and playing tennis!
Fort Wayne CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
Fort Wayne back
pain patients fear moving, concerned that they may cause
pain. Back belts and braces decrease pain and fear of pain and foster
a return to normal 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 just as effective as a rigid brace to prevent
spinal deformity, enhance quality of life, and lessen
back pain. (6) Back belts aren’t necessary forever,
but for short-term and for certain conditions, they are
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Bring your questions! Wear your belt as recommended. Thank you for trusting your spine’s health
to Aaron Chiropractic Clinic!