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Chiropractic Manipulation Benefits the Painful Spine

The spine loves spinal manipulation! It certainly appreciates what spinal manipulation feels like and rewards its owner with back pain relief and relaxation. When you bring your New York spine to Dr. Gary Stefanick, Dr. Gary Stefanick treats it gently, safely and effectively. The New York chiropractic treatment plan includes alleviating, research-proven spinal manipulation.

Stops Painful Messages 

Spinal manipulation hinders back pain’s messages to the body that it hurts. Dr. Gary Stefanick knows that our New York chiropractic back pain patients want to stop the hurt. Spinal manipulation possesses an anti-nociceptive - anti-pain - effect on back pain. Spinal manipulation reduces back pain by affecting the pain messages produced by irritated spinal nerves. In one particular study, spinal manipulation more effectively hampered pain messages than did mechanical stimulus (no significant effect) or tactile sensation (no effect). (1) Dr. Gary Stefanick uses New York spinal manipulation to discontinue the spinal disc irritation.

Improving Water Content 

The intervertebral disc of the spine depends on its water content to be healthy and not easily irritated, keep its height and play its role in providing spinal mobility and being the shock-absorber in the middle of the spinal vertebral bones! That may simplify the disc’s role a bit, but the spinal disc is central to spinal movement and critical to back pain relief. It’s the most pain-sensitive structure in the spine! (2) Dr. Gary Stefanick takes care of the disc and the spine. When the spine is loaded by compression or even during exercise, it reacts. How? T2 MRI images reveal decreased value signifying that water content is low in the facet joints and the nucleus pulposus. (3) That’s why it is so important to stay hydrated, drink water, and treat the disc to New York chiropractic care!

Disc Height Increases 

Discs in the lower back do respond to New York chiropractic. Intervertebral disc height increases with traction. (4) That’s what happens with Cox Technic, the form of spinal manipulation Dr. Gary Stefanick chooses to use and is well-experienced in delivering. With Cox Technic, disc height enlarges by 17%, and spinal area increases by 28%. (5) When discs degenerate, they lose disc height. Spinal area decreases. Spinal nerves are more susceptible to irritation. Dr. Gary Stefanick’s New York chiropractic care helps reduce that irritation and the associated New York back pain.

Dr. Gary Stefanick uses spinal manipulation to reduce back pain. Together with spinal manipulation, Dr. Gary Stefanick endorses nutritional advice about supplements with glycosaminoglycan elements glucosamine and chondroitin – both tied to the sulfate radical which imbibes fluid. It’s all part of your New York treatment plan.

Schedule your New York chiropractic appointment now. Your spine and the discs of the spine will reward you for the pain relief they experience at Dr. Gary Stefanick!

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