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Watertown Chiropractic Healthy News from Watertown Wellness Center – July 2017

 

Spine Treatment Favored

Manual therapy spinal mobilization is preferred over physiotherapy by chronic back pain patients with disc degeneration for back pain intensity reduction and disability. (1) Not surprising to Watertown Wellness Center at all! The hands-on effect of mobilization is comforting; the motion elicited is healing. That’s just what chiropractic offers – comfort and healing! Chiropractic care endeavors to initially calm and reduce pain then integrate exercise for continued pain relief and healing via strengthening to avoid future back pain. Back pain relief is a team effort!  Using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management offers the best of both worlds: gentle stretching treatment to painful segments that reduces intradiscal pressures and at-home care like exercise, hot/cold therapy and nutrition to enhance the pain relief and recovery. Watertown Wellness Center is trained and ready to share the Watertown back pain relief via Cox Technic with our Watertown chiropractic patients!

TIP of the Month: Vitamin D for the Degenerated Disc

Nutritionally, Vitamin D is such a good vitamin! Vitamin D is shown to support bone and mood and overall health. In researching the disc of diabetic rats, researchers find a new positive: Vitamin D may well prevent and treat degenerative changes in the degenerated disc by enriching the disc’s content of transforming growth factor-β and insulin-like growth factor-1. (2) How is your Vitamin D level? Let us find out together, you and Watertown Wellness Center! If it’s low, your Watertown chiropractic treatment plan will incorporate Vitamin D suggestions from your Watertown chiropractor!

Don’t forget to schedule your July Watertown chiropractic appointment today! Your Watertown degenerated discs will thank you!

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