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April 2020 Healthy News from Malverne Health & Wellness

Malverne chiropractic care at Malverne Health & Wellness is well-equipped for the pandemic of low back pain.  

THE PANDEMIC OF LOW BACK PAIN

Here is a pandemic chiropractic is built for: low back pain! A recent study in Healthcare journal reports that “Low back pain is a pandemic and costly musculoskeletal condition in the United States.” This study looked at the cost-effectiveness of chiropractic and physical therapy for low back pain. Curiously, their next study is said to ascertain if they reduce the use of expensive health services like surgery, injections, and ER visits. For now, though, they found that the total average cost was $48.56 lower for chiropractic care than PT and the daily adjusted life years was 0.0043 higher for chiropractic than PT patients. They determined that chiropractic was shown to be a cost-effective means to ease low back pain in adults with at least 3 weeks of low back pain over six months. (1) Come to Malverne Health & Wellness to find out for yourself! Bring your Malverne low back pain to Malverne Health & Wellness. Chiropractic care and your Malverne chiropractor are prepared to fight and conquer the pandemic of low back pain.

Malverne diabetic patients with neuropathy may benefit from addressing their B vitamin deficiency.

Malverne CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:

B Vitamins for Diabetic Neuropathy

Chronic diabetic neuropathic pain is tough. Inflammation plays a part. Spinal proinflammatory cytokines play a role. A new report about rats demonstrated that B vitamins not only suppress but greatly subdue this pain by curbing the proinflammatory cytokines. (2) Sadly, vitamin B12 deficiency is very common among type II diabetic patients who are prescribed metformin, a common diabetic drug. (3) Researchers noted associations of anemia and neuropathy with metformin use in diabetic patients. (4) Malverne Health & Wellness urges our diabetic patients are encouraged to test their vitamin B levels! B vitamins are very important for health!

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox, developer of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management, on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he imparts research on how the immune system works as well as how spinal manipulation affects neuropathic pain pathways.

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Schedule your next Malverne chiropractic appointment now with Malverne Health & Wellness for your low back pain, neuropathy and spinal health! We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

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