GIVE IT TIME…AND Pensacola CHIROPRACTIC!
Leg pain (lumbosacral radiculopathy
or sciatica) and loss of motor strength naturally worry
Pensacola back pain
patients. “When will it come back?” is a standard question. Keep in
mind that studies show that treatment
results are quite alike for
surgical and non-surgical care of disc herniation
patients with sciatic
One benchmark study reported
that loss of motor strength because of 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
occurs over time irrespective of
treatment (surgery or non-surgery).
The majority of patients in this
latest study did not choose surgery. Just
about all of them got back full strength at 1 year
with it characteristically happening in the
first 3 months while on-going recovery lasted a year. (3)
Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center says “Don’t hold back!” Ask Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center the concerning questions. We
will present the research-documented
facts 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 as a result of a disc herniation with leg pain
sciatica/radiculopathy. His chiropractic care utilizing the Cox® Technic System
allowed him to resume walking and playing tennis!
Pensacola CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Back Belts Help
pain patients fear moving, concerned that they may trigger
pain. Back belts and braces reduce pain and fear of pain and allow
a return to normal activities of life. (4) For back pain patients who suffer with spinal stenosis,
back belts enhanced their walking distance. (5) And for acute
compression fractures, a back brace is usually used.
A soft brace was equally effective as a rigid brace to avoid
spinal deformity, improve quality of life, and reduce
back pain. (6) Back belts are not needed forever,
but for temporary and for certain conditions, they are
CONTACT Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center
Make your Pensacola chiropractic appointment.
Bring your questions! Wear your belt if recommended. Thank you for trusting your spine’s health
to Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center!
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