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Healthy News from Your Ashburn Chiropractor January 2018

Ashburn back pain and disc degeneration find help at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn with spinal disc pressure reducing Ashburn spinal manipulation.  

Gentle, Effective, Pain-Relieving Treatment of Degenerated Discs

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn shares a new research study that clarifies that degenerated discs are already stressed because of their degenerated state. Many Ashburn chiropractic patients come to Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn for disc degeneration! Interestingly, this study demonstrated that lumbar rotational manipulation (LRM) (seated or side-lying) strained degenerated discs additionally and affected their intradiscal pressures as well. LRM is more stressful to disc that is more degenerative. Disc displacement was observed in degenerated and even healthy discs. The healthy discs showed the most displacement. (1) Thus disc degeneration is a condition for which our chiropractic practice offers Cox® Technic, chiropractic flexion distraction spinal manipulation which is research-documented to decrease intradiscal pressures in degenerated discs. This happens in both cervical (from 96 to 1583mmHg pressure) and lumbar (to as low as -192mmHg pressure) spine discs. (2,3) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn offers Cox® Technic as it is a gentle, non-surgical, disc pressure reducing, pain relieving treatment for degenerated and herniated spinal discs. Your longing for Ashburn back pain relief will be met!

Listen to this PODCAST discussion with the developer of Cox® Technic, Dr. James Cox, from the Back Doctors’ Podcast series about Cox® Technic and its method of alleviating back pain.

Ashburn chiropractic care includes exercise to help enhance back pain relief at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn. 


Chronic low back pain sufferers’ pain and disability recovered with their use of neck, shoulder, and upper back exercises in addition to low back-specific exercises. Additionally, the participants realized these benefits by performing these exercises just three times a week (not even daily!) for 6 weeks! (4) So chat with your Ashburn chiropractor at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn about just how to move your body – all its parts – to maximize the benefits of exercise your Ashburn back pain relief!


Schedule a Ashburn chiropractic appointment for back pain relief with Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn’s use of Cox Technic. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is effective at relieving Ashburn back pain and helping degenerated discs!

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn anticipates seeing you at your next Ashburn chiropractic visit!

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