Spinal stenosis is most commonly depicted as a narrowing of the spinal canal that affects the elderly. A common precursor to spinal stenosis is the crippling onset of arthritis which often reduces the amount of space between vertebrae and instigates a domino effect of problems. As the spinal cord and nerves become pinched, other symptoms begin to rear their ugly heads including:
While there is no known cure for spinal stenosis, there are steps we can take to treat the condition symptomatically, focusing on pain reduction and maintaining a good level of movement.
Among the conservative methods for treating spinal stenosis, the Cox technique has an excellent reputation. At our office in Milpitas, our goals for treating spinal stenosis include:
The Cox technique achieves all three of these goals by using a flexion-distraction method for adjusting the spine. This is a conservative therapy method that treats the symptoms by treating the source. While there may be no true cure available for spinal stenosis sufferers, many people find that the Cox technique helps them to manage their condition without the necessity for surgical intervention.
Treating spinal stenosis with the Cox technique
You don't have to sit by and suffer with the effects of spinal stenosis. If you are interested in tackling the problem head-on and keeping a say in the way you live your life approaching old age, give our office a call to schedule an appointment today. We want to help you manage your spinal stenosis symptoms with natural and effective methods!