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Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture Uses the "Most Commonly Used" Cox® Technic to Relieve Peoria Spinal Stenosis Related Back Pain

Stenosis. If you are a bit older, you probably know spinal stenosis. You have felt its hurting results yourself or someone close to you does. Spinal stenosis results in back pain, neck pain, arm pain and/or leg pain (sciatica). It’s no fun! No magic pill heals it or prevents it. But chiropractic care incorporating the gentle Cox® Technic flexion distraction spinal manipulation system may relieve it, gradually and steadily. Once on the other side of spinal stenosis’ pain, Peoria chiropractic patients are more fully equipped to do what they can to reduce the odds of future episodes, prepared with exercises, diet tips, daily activities’ alteration ideas, and the experience that Peoria chiropractic care at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture can help.


One of the first ever written and peer-review published papers by Dr. Cox, developer of Cox® Technic flexion distraction, discussed stenosis. (1) More recently, a comparison study of flexion distraction treatment to conservative treatment for patients with spinal stenosis showed that flexion distraction spinal manipulation was more effective for pain decrease and disability recovery. (2) Another study presented that Cox® flexion distraction manipulation resulted in pain improvement by 76% and disability by 73%. (3) Today, one of the newest published papers points out that there is indication that chiropractic care is possibly useful for patients enduring pain due to lumbar spinal stenosis. It additionally highlights that chiropractic treatments of spinal stenosis are most often flexion-distraction manipulation. (4) That is true at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture! Peoria spinal stenosis patients find reprieve with our Peoria chiropractic services.


Neurogenic claudication often accompanies lumbar spinal stenosis, producing cramping leg pain for its Peoria sufferers. Researchers found that treatments two times a week involving manual therapy like lumbar spine flexion distraction (generic term for Cox® Technic spinal manipulation), soft tissue and neural mobilization, chiropractic spinal manipulation, and muscle stretching as well as structured home-based exercises, and instruction of self-management strategies lead to improved consequences (pain, disability, walking ability, treatment satisfaction). (5) Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture follows a similar chiropractic care system with our Peoria spinal stenosis patients. Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture treats the whole person, not just the pain.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Troy McColman on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about chiropractic care of spinal stenosis using Cox® Technic spinal manipulation.

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Schedule a Peoria chiropractic appointment with Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture for spinal stenosis related pain relief. Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture's back pain specialist is experienced with gentle, safe protocols of Cox® Technic to deliver relief and help control future episodes as a result of spinal stenosis, no matter how old you are.

Peoria chiropractic care of spinal stenosis related back pain is effective using Cox® Technic flexion distraction.  
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