Hutter Chiropractic Office Offers the World-Studied Cox® Technic Here in Groton for Back Pain Relief

At Hutter Chiropractic Office, our Groton chiropractic patients receive cutting-edge spinal care in the form of Cox® Technic, known, well-studied and helpful for back pain. Cox® Technic is truly around the world…and right here in Groton! In this piece, you’ll read studies from Spain, Korea, Japan, and the US regarding Cox® Technic and how it eases back pain.

SPAIN: 50% AND SUPERIOR CLINICAL OUTCOMES

A new research paper by researchers and physiotherapists in Spain reports that patients treated with flexion distraction spinal manipulation attain at least 50% improvement. Further, flexion distraction outcomes stand superior to high velocity low amplitude thrust technique outcomes. (1) A note on this 50% improvement marker: Cox® Technic protocols look for at least 50% improvement within the first month of care for most spine pain conditions at which time (a) visit frequency is reduced by 50% and (b) treatment would now include some range of motion treatment to spinal segments. And if you say “Well, 50% doesn’t seem like that much.” Hutter Chiropractic Office must comment that medicine now looks at 30% and even 20% improvement as “minimal clinical improvement” to deem a medical procedure like spine surgery worthwhile to offer. (2, 3) Contrasted with those markers for a practice to be medically beneficial, Cox® Technic’s 50% Rule guide and attainment is marvelous! Hutter Chiropractic Office finds that many of our patients get even more improvement: 60%, 70%, 80%, 90% and higher. All cases and patients vary and have their own distinctive issues, but the clinical outcomes are pleasing for Groton back pain sufferers who really want to return to a reasonable quality of life.

JAPAN & US: TRACTION AND COX® TECHNIC

Traction is effective treatment…for certain patients and when it’s applied to the right type of patient. 83.2% of patients did in a Japanese study. These researchers presented that lumbar traction can provide a distractive force and that patients exhibited an immediate response to it. They also admitted that traction research is short on reproducibility, biomechanical confirmation, and clinical validation of its effectiveness. (4) Cox Technic can share researched effects. Cox® Technic biomechanical studies found that the lumbar spine disc pressures drop to as low as -192mmHg, the lumbar canal area enlarges by 28%, the disc height gets bigger by 17%, and ranges of motion can be returned to specific spinal segments. (5) Hutter Chiropractic Office proposes that Cox® Technic is well-researched, segment specific spinal manipulation with predictable clinical outcomes.

KOREA: COX® TECHNIC POSITIVELY IMPACTS THE SPINE

And in Korea, researchers discovered that disc heights significantly increased in chronic low back pain patients handled with flexion distraction and joint mobilization techniques. Why did this happen? They explained that this treatment created negative pressure in the disc space to pull the displaced disc content back to the center and got rid of painful stimuli from the annular fibers to decrease pain. (6) Just what Gudavalli et al found in their biomechanical research of the effects of Cox® Technic flexion distraction on the lumbar spine in the 1990’s! Hutter Chiropractic Office shares these biomechanical effects with our Groton back pain patients all the time. It is vital to have science behind what we do.

CONTACT Hutter Chiropractic Office

Listen to this PODCAST with Ram Gudavalli, PhD, on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. Dr. Gudavalli is the principle investigator who has headed much of the biomechanical and clinical research studies – retrospective, prospective and experimental with cadavers – about the effects of Cox Technic flexion distraction. He, too, adds to the world-wide flare of Cox® Technic as he came to the US from India! We’re so thankful he did.

Schedule your Groton chiropractic appointment today. While Cox® Technic is researched world-wide, it’s offered right here in Groton for your spinal health and back pain relief and management.

 
Hutter Chiropractic Office studies the research from around the world about its chiropractic treatment system, Cox® Technic, and follows its pain-relieving guidelines. 
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