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Any truth to online claims that those over 35 can still grow 1-3 inches cause spinal chord vertebrates don't fuse?Would chiropractic cause that growth
After chiropractic adjustment, lumbar is loose and pops by itself. Undergoing spinal decompression w/ the same effect. Why? Lumbar now feels fragile.
Depends: If you have severe associated stenosis (pinched nerves) with the spinal subluxations-misalignments, then i would avoid chiropractic manipulations. However, a good chiropractor would obtain this history from you and avoid manipulations and focus on other treatments instead. ...Read more
Unfortunately....no: As an osteopathic physician, whose practice includes "manipulative therapy, " it is my opinion that spinal stenosis is not correctable with any form of manipulation or physical medicine. This is unfortunately a surgical condition, and i would professionally recommend a consultation with a neurosurgeon, vs. An orthopedist. Your condition requires more expertise, and your end result will be better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I realign my vertebrae? Chiropractic care didn't work. Hi there,
in april i sustained a spinal injury from dance. I caught my partner in the air while leaning forward too far and heard/felt my spine between the shoulder blades go "pop pop pop po
I have consistent lower back pain, chiropractor says I have 2 lower compressed spinal disks. Should I keep going to the doctor or if not, what do I do?
Normal wear & tear: Everyone gets disc degeneration as they get older. Imagine if you had sneakers that were 20yrs old. There probably wouldn't be much sole left. There is no way to reverse the wear and tear on the disc, but there is hope. Your best option will be exercise. Look into a beginners hatha yoga class for strength and stability. I would see a board certified pain specialist to have an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mri shows cyst in s2. With the presence of cyst, can I go to chiropractor for spinal manipulation for lower back pain? Will it affect cyst?
Herniated cervical disc n bulged lumbar disc. Is chiropractor treatment or physiotherapy better? Is traction n spinal manipulation the same?
Depends entirely: upon your symptoms and physical findings on examination. ...Read more
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