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The Best Chiropractic Treatment for Disc Herniations

Apr 22, 2023
Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries chiropractic specialist reviewing lower back pain Disc Herniation and Disc Lesion
European Spine Journal estimated the overall prevalence of lumbar disc herniations, including symptomatic and asymptomatic cases, to be around 20-25% of the US population.

Cox Technic is a chiropractic technique that can effectively treat disc herniations. Disc herniations occur when the outer layer of the spinal disc tears, allowing the inner, gel-like material to leak out and compress nearby nerves or the spinal cord. This can cause pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the affected area.

Cox Technic can gently decompress the spine, reducing the pressure on the affected disc and allowing it to heal naturally. The technique's rhythmic, pumping motion can also help increase circulation to the affected area, promoting healing and reducing inflammation.

The flexion-distraction technique used in the Cox technic can also help to improve the mobility of the affected spinal segment, reducing stiffness, removing pain, and improving the range of motion.

Our chiropractors at Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries, located in Ankeny, Iowa, and Grimes, Iowa, and Altoona, Iowa, are certified in Cox Technic and are experts in the clinical chiropractic treatment of disc herniations and disc lesions.