What does neck pain do? It prevents
you from repositioning your neck the way you want. Pain is effective
that way! It keeps us from doing things that could
hurt. Ok, that’s not all bad! But neck pain can bother
more than just motion. It can disrupt daily living.
West Palm Beach chiropractic at Chiropractic Care can help reduce
neck pain and reestablish its normal motion.
NECK PAIN LIMITS MOTION
Not merely does neck pain restrict
cervical spine motion, it also requires compensatory motions
to do what must be done. If the neck hurts
when turning to the left, you won’t do that. That’s a compensatory motion. Normal flexion/extension,
lateral, and rotational motions have been noted in
normal patients. (1) And if you think your ability to reposition
your neck alters your life, consider
baseball pitchers! College baseball pitchers with limited neck motion during
preseason were found to be at higher risk of game
time loss and shoulder and elbow disability during
the season. (2) That is very life-altering
for them and their life dreams! Know that your West Palm Beach chiropractor
can tell from a thorough clinical examination just how pain is
affecting your normal range of motion and how to help
you (your being a baseball player or not!) get
NECK ISSUES INFLUENCE SLEEP APNEA
Another interesting cervical spine discovery
is that preceding cervical spondylosis – degenerative
changes in the cervical spine that often appear with aging, bringing
about vertebral bone degeneration, disc degeneration, bone
spur formation and the like - and obstructive sleep apnea are related.
Such sleep apnea is associated with cervical spine
changes that constrict the airway space that come
with cervical spondylosis. (3) Cervical spondylosis is another spinal
issue your West Palm Beach chiropractor know
CHIROPRACTIC RESTORES NECK MOTION
Chiropractic Care applies careful treatment
of the cervical spine utilizing the Cox® Technic System of Spinal
Pain Management. Patient tolerance is always the guiding factor
combined with the doctor’s hand. Cox® Technic for cervical
spine offers gentle stretching of the spine to open
narrowed spaces with combined ranges of motion to reestablish better
cervical spine movement.
CONTACT Chiropractic Care
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Ben Glass on the Back
Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes how
he eases neck pain
with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.
Schedule a West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment with
Chiropractic Care to get back lost neck motion and get relief of neck pain.