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Hazeldean Family Chiropractic Clinic : Case #2

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Initial Examination

This 72-year old man came to our clinic with lower back pain that radiated into his buttocks, as well as digestive system problems that required the use of a medication called Prevacid. His back pain was so severe that he could not stand in an upright position.

Findings/Discussion: You can see from his “Before” x-ray that he had a large amount of forward head posture that was putting tension on his spinal cord and nerves.


Progressive Examination Performed After Being Under Care for 3 Months

At his first progressive exam 3 months later, he reported an 85% reduction in his lower back pain, and no radiation of pain into his buttocks.


Progressive Examination Performed After Being Under Care for 12 Months

X-rayAt his 12 month progressive exam, he reported that although his digestive problems were not yet resolved, he did report a 100% improvement in his lower back pain.

Findings/Discussion: As you can see on his “After” x-ray, his forward head posture was reduced by 30mm. This means there is a lot less damaging tension on the spinal cord.

 


Progressive Examination Performed After Being Under Care for 18 Months

X-rayAt his 18 month progressive exam, we note that there is even further improvement in his alignment. The patient reports that he is thrilled with his progress so far.


If you would like a consultation with us in order to see if corrective chiropractic care can help you, please give us a call at (613) 831-9665 or send us an email.


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