The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider Uses the "Most Commonly Used" Cox® Technic to Relieve Ottawa Spinal Stenosis Related Back Pain

Stenosis. If you are a bit older, you probably know spinal stenosis. You have felt its painful effects yourself or someone close to you does. Spinal stenosis results in back pain, neck pain, arm pain and/or leg pain (sciatica). It’s not much fun at all! No magic pill cures it or prevents it. But chiropractic care using the gentle Cox® Technic flexion distraction spinal manipulation system may ease it, gradually and steadily. Once on the other side of spinal stenosis’ pain, Ottawa chiropractic patients are more fully equipped to do what they can to decrease the chances of future incidents, armed with exercises, diet tips, daily activities’ alteration tips, and the experience that Ottawa chiropractic care at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider is effective.


One of the first ever written and peer-review published papers by Dr. Cox, developer of Cox® Technic flexion distraction, discussed stenosis. (1) Lately, a comparison study of flexion distraction treatment to conservative treatment for patients with spinal stenosis showed that flexion distraction spinal manipulation was more valuable for pain decrease and disability recovery. (2) Another study showed that Cox® flexion distraction manipulation resulted in pain improvement by 76% and disability by 73%. (3) Today, one of the most recent published reports points out that there is indication that chiropractic care is possibly useful for patients suffering with lumbar spinal stenosis. It additionally stresses that chiropractic treatments of spinal stenosis are most often flexion-distraction manipulation. (4) That’s true at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider! Ottawa spinal stenosis patients find relief with our Ottawa chiropractic services.


Neurogenic claudication frequently accompanies lumbar spinal stenosis, causing cramping leg pain for its Ottawa sufferers. Researchers found that treatments two times a week consisting of manual therapy like lumbar spine flexion distraction (generic term for Cox® Technic spinal manipulation), soft tissue and neural mobilization, chiropractic spinal manipulation, and muscle stretching as well as structured home-based exercises, and instruction of self-management strategies lead to improved outcomes (pain, disability, walking ability, treatment satisfaction). (5) The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider follows a similar chiropractic care system with our Ottawa spinal stenosis patients. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider treats the whole patient, not just the pain.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Troy McColman on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about chiropractic treatment of spinal stenosis using Cox® Technic spinal manipulation.

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Schedule a Ottawa chiropractic appointment with The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider for spinal stenosis related pain relief. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider's back pain specialist is experienced with gentle, safe protocols of Cox® Technic to supply relief and help control future pain as a result of spinal stenosis, no matter your age.

Ottawa chiropractic care of spinal stenosis related back pain is effective using Cox® Technic flexion distraction.  
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