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Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic Shares Your 2024 Goal of Relief of Back Pain

December 26, 2023

A new year. A new goal. We all set ourselves up for something new in a new year. For Augusta back pain sufferers, a decrease in back pain is a understandable goal with Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic by your side. Back pain sufferers may feel alone, but they aren’t, and research keeps producing and publishing hopeful reports of what works so that both the back pain sufferer and the chiropractor - as well as other treating healthcare providers – provide the optimal attention for the optimal outcome: less back pain. Start 2024 off right with Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic’s assistance for back pain relief! We have lots of effective chiropractic services


Suggestions and recommendations run the gamut. Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic knows. Everyone from friends, family members, researchers, doctors, etc., have opinions and stories. In light of the wide range of back pain care recommendations, researchers propose that the standardization of back pain care - exercise, spinal manipulation and opioid prescriptions – that may benefit back pain sufferers most. (1) We concur. We read the research and combine it with our clinical experience to develop a personalized treatment plan for our back pain patients. With the expected growth of low back pain through 2050 – from 619 million people globally to more than 800 million (2) – effective, research-documented, non-drug, non-surgical options for back pain are welcome, particularly ones that are tried and verified as being beneficial.  A a newly published paper regarding the care for one type of back pain - continued back pain after back surgery also called failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) - that often results in continued or increased opioid pain medication use.  The study documented that FBSS patients treated with Cox® Flexion Distraction Decompression Manipulation reported decreased or discontinued use of opioids during an initial 3-month course of treatment. (3) That’s an encouraging outcome of a treatment approach to incorporate into the standardized back pain treatment recommendations!


So what can our Augusta chiropractic patients do to limit their back pain and its effect on their lives? Sleep. Keep active. Makes their appointments for spinal manipulation. Feedback from 2333 back pain sufferers noted that additional sleep, less sedentariness, and increased moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity was beneficial. The authors shared an example of how swapping 30 minutes of sedentary behavior for 30 minutes of sleep lessened low back pain frequency odds by 5% and pain intensity by 2%. Sleep is important! (4) So too is a visit to the Augusta chiropractor for spinal manipulation as it is listed in the recommendations by the American College of Physicians and The American Pain Society as having good evidence of effectiveness for low back pain together with exercise, CBT, and rehabilitation. (5) Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic is experienced in providing gentle, safe spinal manipulation via Cox® Technic protocols, designing a simple exercise plan, and recommending therapy and/or more advance rehab as necessary or desired. Trust us to help! Our Augusta back pain patients are in good hands.

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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 describes the effectiveness of Cox® Technic for back pain relief.

Schedule your Augusta chiropractic appointment today. Back pain sufferers desiring a better 2024 are invited to our clinic. We’ll follow the research recommendations, blend in our clinical experience, and collaborate with you for a less painful 2024!

Augusta Back Pain treatment goal for 2024