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New York Chiropractic Healthy News from Dr. Gary Stefanick - May 2017

Pain Relief with New York Chiropractic Care: Cox Technic

Dr. Gary Stefanick incorporates Cox Technic into the New York treatment plan forNew York back pain relief. Cox Technic research demonstrates a 17% increase in disc height as well as a 28% increase in area and a decrease in intradiscal pressures to as low as a -192 mmHg. (1) Traction effectively increases the disc height of lower lumbar spine discs. (2) Dr. Gary Stefanick recognizes the good of this increase.

And flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic, distraction manipulation as used in this New York chiropractic practice) alleviates neuropathic pain, pain that goes into the legs that often accompanies low back pain. Neuropathic pain joining low back pain is a pain! The fortunate thing is that non-thrust, non-drug spinal manipulation like Cox Technic is commonly used to control low back pain. Just one month of Cox Technic, a form of chiropractic spinal manipulation, eases pain in chronic low back pain patients with leg pain contrasted with those without leg pain. Great news! A new study with rats reaffirms that using Cox Technic offers short-term pain-relief akin to that in human clinical studies. (3) That is the reason Dr. Gary Stefanick chooses to use it with our New York back pain patients!

Also, spinal manipulation influences pain regulators in the nervous system like substance-p, neurotensin, and oxytocin as well as interleukin and cortisol (“the stress hormone”) levels after treatment. (4) That is a goal of New York chiropractic treatment: to quieten the nervous system when it is affected by pain.

New York back pain relief is possible with New York chiropractic care at Dr. Gary Stefanick! Schedule an appointment today!

 
New York Chiropractic Tip of the Month: Take Calcium
“You Need It. I don’t.”

Funny how recommendations are always for someone else! A Canadian study reported that, when asked, young adults recognized that calcium is essential for kids and older adults but not how critical it was for them. (5) Calcium is important for all ages! Your New York chiropractor is ready to discuss just how valuable it is for you.

We look forward to seeing you soon at Dr. Gary Stefanick!

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