Healthy News from Your Southern New Hampshire Chiropractor January 2018

Southern New Hampshire back pain and disc degeneration find help at New Hampshire Spine and Sport with spinal disc pressure reducing Southern New Hampshire spinal manipulation.  

Gentle, Effective, Pain-Relieving Treatment of Degenerated Discs

New Hampshire Spine and Sport shares a new research study that clarifies that degenerated discs are already stressed because of their degenerated status. Many Southern New Hampshire chiropractic patients come to New Hampshire Spine and Sport for disc degeneration! Interestingly, this study showed that lumbar rotational manipulation (LRM) (seated or side-lying) stressed degenerated discs further and affected their intradiscal pressures as well. The more degenerated the disc, the more stressful LRM is. Disc displacement was seen in degenerated and even healthy discs. The healthy discs showed the most displacement. (1) Thus disc degeneration is a condition for which New Hampshire Spine and Sport offers Cox® Technic, chiropractic flexion distraction spinal manipulation which is research-documented to reduce 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) At New Hampshire Spine and Sport, herniated discs and degenerated discs are treated to Cox Technic, a gentle, non-surgical, disc pressure reducing, pain relieving form of hands-on spinal manipulation. Your longing for Southern New Hampshire back pain relief will be met!

Check out this PODCAST talk with the developer of Cox® Technic, Dr. James Cox, from the Back Doctors’ Podcast series that shares actual experiences of Cox Technic care for patients and their physicians and its way of alleviating back pain.

Southern New Hampshire chiropractic care includes exercise to help enhance back pain relief at New Hampshire Spine and Sport. 


The addition of neck, shoulder and upper back exercises to the usual low back exercises done by chronic low back pain patients improved disability and decreased pain. Plus, the participants felt these benefits by doing these exercises just 3 times a week (not even daily!) for 6 weeks! (4) So talk with your Southern New Hampshire chiropractor at New Hampshire Spine and Sport about just how to move your body – the whole body – to maximize the benefits of exercise your Southern New Hampshire back pain relief!


Schedule a Southern New Hampshire chiropractic appointment for back pain relief with New Hampshire Spine and Sport’s use of Cox Technic. New Hampshire Spine and Sport is effective at relieving Southern New Hampshire back pain and helping degenerated discs!

New Hampshire Spine and Sport looks forward to seeing you at your next Southern New Hampshire chiropractic visit!