In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of t ...View Article
Disc Related Pain ConditionsIf you have a slipped or herniated disc the goals of treatment are as follows:
1. increase the intervertebral disc height (B) and remove anular tension on the anular fibers and nerve (D) by making more room and improving circulation;
2. allow the nucleus pulposus (A) -- the center of the disc -- to assume its central position within the anular fibers (E) and relieves irritation of the spinal nerve (D);
3. restore vertebral joints (C) to their physiological relationships of motion;
4. improve posture and locomotion while relieving pain, improving body functions, and creating a state of well-being.
Non-Disc Related Pain Conditions
For patients with other conditions causing back pain (facet syndrome, spondylolisthesis, sprain/strain, scoliosis, transitional vertebra, sacroiliac subluxation, stenosis), Cox Technic works toward all of the above goals plus the ability to place the spinal joints into normal, painless movements so as to restore spinal motion without pain.