Baton Rouge Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Relief at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation

Chiropractic relieves conditions like spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is everywhere today. Why? An aging population. We are all aging, and when we get to a certain age, our bodies compensate us with conditions like spinal stenosis. There is no problem, though! Chiropractic care is a solution for many spinal stenosis pain patients. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation offers gentle, evidence-based chiropractic care in the form of Cox Technic to help control and relieve back pain due to spinal stenosis.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis 

Lumbar spinal stenosis may result from a variety of issues like a disc herniation, disc bulge or contained disc, synovial cyst. Anything that shrinks the spinal canal area that allows reduced space for the spinal nerves and other elements may cause spinal stenosis and pain. Surgeons and medical device companies seek surgical means to reduce spinal stenosis and open the spinal canal area. Conservative care back pain specialists like chiropractors and your Baton Rouge chiropractor at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation pursue non-surgical means - like Baton Rouge spinal manipulation and mobilization which are reported to positively affect the water flow and diffusion into the disc, keeping it healthy (1) - to do the same thing: diminish spinal stenosis and open the spinal canal area.

Surgical vs Non-Surgical Care 

A comparison of surgical and conservative treatments of spinal stenosis explains that conservative care is more positive. At 6 months post-care – surgical or non-surgical – no significant differences are noted in the spinal stenosis patients. At 12 and 24 months post-care, the surgical spinal stenosis patients report higher disability scores. Surgical spinal stenosis patients suffered higher complication rates than the conservative care spinal stenosis patients. Based on their reviews of the published data, the researchers still don’t feel that there is definitive evidence to endorse surgical or non-surgical care to lumbar spinal stenosis sufferers. (2) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation submits that a trial of 30 days seeking 50% improvement for most Baton Rouge back pain patients with research-documented chiropractic care following the protocols of the Cox Technic System of Care. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is a reasonable place to start!

Early Improvement Under Care 

Those spinal stenosis patients who show 33% to 50% improvement in pain at 2 weeks of care have better odds of 6 to 7 times greater to exhibit 50% improvement at their 6 months’ disability follow up. (3) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation seeks Baton Rouge pain relief as early as possible, and the treatment plan is established with this in mind. With some patients, a small percent of patients, Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation may see a Baton Rouge spinal stenosis patient daily at the start of care. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation takes good care of our Baton Rouge lumbar spinal stenosis patients!

And finally Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation relies on its experienced clinical judgment and evidence of a patient’s not improving as expected to order more imaging or schedule a surgical consultation as needed. (4) It is well defined in the algorithms of decision making that direct our Cox Technic system of spine pain management and lumbar spinal stenosis.

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Listen in to a PODCAST about a patient with spinal stenosis helped with Cox Technic.

Schedule your Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment today. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation offers experience in relieving Baton Rouge back pain due to spinal stenosis.

 
 
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