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Monday, September 9, 2019
Yucha Medical Pain Management & Chiropractic Rehabilitation presents a FREE informational session on REGENERATIVE CELL THERAPY! Until recently, treatment options for osteoarthritis or joint pain were limited. Steroid injections, joint replacement surgery, and physical therapy were the only treatment options. Regenerative cell therapy is now available and not only can they relieve the pain but heal the joint altogether! Unlike treatments that simply address the symptoms, regenerative cell therapy actually promotes repair of the body, restoring degenerated tissue.

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*Dinner provided*
 
September 26, 2019 at 6pm 
Monday, September 9, 2019
Yucha Medical Pain Management & Chiropractic Rehabilitation presents a FREE informational session on REGENERATIVE CELL THERAPY! Until recently, treatment options for osteoarthritis or joint pain were limited. Steroid injections, joint replacement surgery, and physical therapy were the only treatment options. Regenerative cell therapy is now available and not only can they relieve the pain but heal the joint altogether! Unlike treatments that simply address the symptoms, regenerative cell therapy actually promotes repair of the body, restoring degenerated tissue.

RSVP Today! 610-708-3085

*Dinner provided*
 
October 1, 2019 at 6pm 
Monday, September 9, 2019
Yucha Medical Pain Management & Chiropractic Rehabilitation presents a FREE informational session on REGENERATIVE CELL THERAPY! Until recently, treatment options for osteoarthritis or joint pain were limited. Steroid injections, joint replacement surgery, and physical therapy were the only treatment options. Regenerative cell therapy is now available and not only can they relieve the pain but heal the joint altogether! Unlike treatments that simply address the symptoms, regenerative cell therapy actually promotes repair of the body, restoring degenerated tissue.

RSVP Today! 610-708-3085

*Refreshments provided*
 
September 12, 2019, at 6PM 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Low back pain (LBP) affects about 80% of adults at some point in their life, and its impact on work, recreation, and overall quality of life can be devastating if it transitions into chronic LBP (low back pain that persists for more than three months).
 
So, is there really a simple remedy for chronic LBP?  Since back pain is often multi-factorial in its causation, the simple answer is "probably not."  BUT, a 2017 study reports that simply taking vitamin D can offer significant benefits for the chronic low back pain patient.
 
In the study, researches provided participants (68 patients with a history of chronic low back pain and low vitamin D levels) with an oral dose of 60,000 IU of vitamin D3 every week for eight weeks.  The research team measured pain intensity and disability using common outcome assessments at baseline and at two, three, and six months post treatment.  They also collected blood samples to measure vitamin D serum levels.
 
The data show that not only did the patients' vitamin D levels improve from 12.8 ng/mL (+/- 5.73) at baseline to 36.07 (+/- 12.51) at eight months with 45 (66%) of the patients attaining a normal level of >29 ng/mL, but the participants also report significant improvements in pain and disability throughout the course of the study.
 
The authors conclude that vitamin D supplements can improve pain and function in chronic low back pain patients with vitamin D deficiency.  hence, this is a very SIMPLE remedy!
 
It is well known that vitamin D deficiency is a very common problem, with up to 75% of teens and adults having sub-optimal levels.  Past research has demonstrated vitamin D deficiency may be a risk factor for many disorders including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and depression.  It appears that we can now add chronic low back pain to the long list of conditions that vitamin D supplementation may benefit.
 
Physical medicine and chiropractic services frequently include nutritional counseling, diet management, and other wellness-related services in the quest of optimizing patient health, well-being and quality of life. 
Friday, May 1, 2015
Sciatica is a condition caused by the compression or pinching of a spinal nerve root in the lower back passing into the leg. Those with sciatica describes their symptoms in several ways, like sharp, achy and dull pain or even a “pins and needles”-type feeling. Others have also complained of burning or tingling feelings or even numbness. 
Sciatica affects the lower back, hips and legs, all along the sciatic nerve, which is the longest in your body. Many different conditions can cause sciatica, such as herniated or bulging discs, spinal stenosis, pregnancy, osteoarthritis and spondylolisthesis, among other things.
 
Thankfully, chiropractic care and physical therapy can treat pain caused by sciatica. 
 
Take a look at a few of the ways chiropractic and physical therapy can help those suffering from sciatica:
 
Adjustments
Decompression therapy and spinal manipulation have been used as solutions to treat sciatica and leg, arm, neck and back pain in chiropractic patients. These non-surgical options correct misalignments, reduce pressure on spinal discs, nerves and joints and free restricted movement of the spine to help get your body back to it's right position, all while alleviating you of pain at the same time. Chiropractic adjustments are safe and simple and should cause little to no pain at all.
 
Exercise
A set list of exercises customized to your pain, symptoms and circumstances is another solid way to help those suffering from sciatica. By exercising under the guidance of professionals, your exercise therapy can help reduce your pain, increase your range-of-motion and strengthen you and your body. This type of physical therapy can also help prevent future injury and make you a happier, healthier person.
 
Ultrasound
Physical therapy using therapeutic ultrasound is an effective practice that reaches deep into muscle tissues and joints to alleviate pain, stiffness, cramps, swelling and spasms. Heat and sound waves from the ultrasound also help to increase blood flow and circulation, along with reducing the aforementioned.
 
Massage
Relieving and releasing pressure on the sciatic nerve is paramount, which is why massage therapy is a wonderful option for those suffering from sciatica. Deep tissue massages not only can relieve this tension, but also have been known to increase joint flexibility while reducing muscle spasms and tightness. Additionally, physical therapy massages can promote a healthier immune system, decrease stretch marks and help relieve depression.
 
Hot/Cold
Icing and heating a problem area is often overlooked as a possibility; however, it is great treatment option to reduce pain and inflammation. For this reason, this type of therapy can help control sciatic pain and increase circulation, making for a faster healing process. Ice and cold are usually used in the first 48 hours of injuries to decrease pain, swelling and inflammation, while heat is typically used for chronic issues or injuries after the first 48 hours to help relax and loosen muscles and joint areas.
 
TENS or EMS
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) and Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) use machines that utilize electrical currents to help control and alleviate pain and muscle problems. 
 
 
 
Yucha Chiropractic & Massage located in Pottstown, PA provides chiropractic treatment, including including physical therapy and massage therapy, to treat a plethora of ailments. Conditions treated include sports injuries, headaches and migraines, and back pain.  
 
Posted by: Caitlin Rickard
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Yucha Medical Pain Management & Chiropractic Rehabilitation is located in Pottstown, PA, but provides chiropractic threatment, massage therapy, and decompression therapy to patients in surrounding areas including Limerick, Chester Springs, Boyertown, Gilbertsville, and Royersford.
 
 
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