Baton Rouge Chiropractic Treatment of Neck Pain Involves Oscillatory Manipulation

The cervical spine is an amazing moving structure. It not only supports the weight of the head, it also houses a variety of important structures like the spinal cord and its nerves in a very small space. A little irritation of a nerve may cause a little bit of pain or a great amount of pain depending on the area of the cervical spine canal provided by the cervical spine vertebral bodies. (Other reatures also may influence when neck pain occurs, but for this article, we are looking at the spinal structure.) When there is pain-producing irritation, Baton Rouge neck pain along with neck pain or not evolves. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation, too, rises to the occasion to reduce that pain with gentle, oscillatory mobilization a la Cox® Technic.

BENEFITS OF MOBILIZATION AND MANIPULATION

Both manipulation and mobilization are modes of treatment for neck pain relief. A Cochrane review of published randomized control trials that tested just how mobilization and manipulation affected patients with neck pain of all stages (acute, subacute and chronic) found that  they both enhanced these patients’ clinical outcomes like pain, function, disability, and quality of life. (1) Further, neural mobilization with manual cervical traction for cervical spine radiculopathy in which a space-occupying lesion bothers nerve roots was reported to relieve pain and improve neck disability, range of motion and even deep flexor endurance. (2) Such clinical outcomes are the goals of Baton Rouge chiropractic care at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation. Your Baton Rouge chiropractor keeps up-to-date on the research-proven ways to produce these outcomes.

BENEFITS OF OSCILLATORY MOBILIZATION

Researchers acknowledge two types of mobilization and manipulation: static or sustained and oscillatory or motion-driven. Oscillatory or motion-combined mobilization and sustained stretch mobilization were effective in this study for reducing pain, improving range of motion, and lessening disability due to cervical spine radiculopathy. However, oscillatory mobilization is described to be superior for improving function and range of motion. (3) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation strives to deliver all the benefit possible to our cervical radiculopathy neck-related arm pain patients and so utilizes Cox® Technic flexion distraction that involves oscillatory motion by combining long-y distraction with range of motion normal to the cervical spine: flexion, extension, lateral bending, rotation, and a combination of them all! Baton Rouge neck pain and arm pain patients embrace the positive clinical outcome!

BENEFITS OF COX® TECHNIC FOR NECK PAIN AND ARM PAIN RELIEF

At Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation, Cox® Technic is used. It’s the gentle, safe treatment protocol for neck pain and arm pain relief. In a study of 39 patients with cervical arm pain radiculopathy cared for with Cox® Technic flexion distraction, there was a 41% drop in pain scores after a mean of 13.8 visits. (4) A 51 year old woman dealing with 2 years of left arm pain reported relief after the first visit. She was seen over 6 months and was symptom-free at 1 year follow-up. (5)  Cox® Technic combines the best of both oscillatory manipulation and mobilization for Baton Rouge neck pain and Baton Rouge arm pain relief.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Dean Greenwood on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as they talk about relief of cervical spine-related neck pain and arm pain for two patients whose neck pain relief made them quite happy!

Schedule your next Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment with Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation. Our chiropractic treatment at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation can help you again appreciate just how amazing your cervical spine is without neck pain or arm pain!

 
Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation reduces neck pain and related arm pain by using gentle motion-based manipulation.  
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