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Can Chiropractic Relieve Neck Pain? Murfreesboro Chiropractic Thoracic Spine Treatment Helps Ease Neck and Arm Pain.

The spine. Its five sections constitutes one spine, so it makes sense that treating one section might affect another. So fascinating. So recently published! Most Chiropractic Clinic loves new research, and this new research indicates that treating the thoracic spine positively affects the status of the cervical spine. Most Chiropractic Clinic is completely in favor of the two-for-one effect for spinal pain decrease! When issues of cervical spine myelopathy and disc herniation are concerned, Murfreesboro neck pain patients will be, too.

CERVICAL SPINE PAIN

Cervical spine pain may involve neck pain as well as radiculopathy or cervical radicular pain down the arm. Such diseases of the cervical spine may stimulate other issues, too. For example, patients who have cervical spine spinal cord disease have 3 times more incidence of having cardiovascular disease. Rapidly progressive cervical spine myelopathy patients tend to have a history of a cardiovascular event and show C4/5 disc hyperintensity on T2-MRI images. (1) Another intriguing report of patients with degenerative cervical myelopathy - a progressive spine disease concerning cervical spinal cord compression – discovered that patients evaluated the quality of their care based on satisfaction. The research findings, therefore, emphasize the significance of explaining to patients what they can expect to enhance satisfaction: At 12 months following surgery for neck degenerative myelopathy, the relief of pain and function issues may be better (37%), may stay the same (55%), or may deteriorate (7%). (2) Honesty is the best way in life and in doctor-patient relationships. Most Chiropractic Clinic presents its proposed treatment’s expected outcomes as well as the course of healing to be expected upfront. (ex: “Some days will be nicer than others as you heal. Healing comes when the good days begin to exceed the poor ones.”) Murfreesboro chiropractic care including gentle chiropractic adjusting – like with Cox® Technic – improves the odds of good days and more good days!

THORACIC SPINE ADJUSTING HELPS CERVICAL SPINE PAIN

Chiropractic treatment of the thoracic spine can be quite gentle and pain-relieving not just for the thoracic spine but also the cervical spine. Thoracic spine thrust adjusting has been shown to ease cervical spine pain and enhance disability. A current article describes improvements in pain, disability, cervical spine range of motion, and deep neck flexor endurance in patients who experience cervical spine radiculopathy after just one treatment. These changes were most reported by patients 48 to 72 hours after treatment. (3) Neighboring cervical and thoracic spine sections feed off of each other’s care! Wonderful! There is that positive two-for-one effect again.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Chris Deveau on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who using with Cox® Technic enhanced the neck and arm pain – as well as sleep - for a patient. There are a lot of 2-for-1 benefits of chiropractic care!

Schedule a Murfreesboro chiropractic appointment at Most Chiropractic Clinic for a two-for-one benefit of pain reduction and spinal range of motion improvement with Murfreesboro chiropractic care! Your chiropractor delights in caring for your spine and maintaining the health of all its five sections.

Most Chiropractic Clinic values the whole spine and that treating one section of the spine (thoracic) eases pain in another (cervical)! 
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