Can Chiropractic Relieve Neck Pain? Baton Rouge 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 newly published! Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation likes new research, and this new research indicates that treating the thoracic spine positively influences the status of the cervical spine. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is all for the two-for-one effect for spinal pain reduction! When problems of cervical spine myelopathy and disc herniation are concerned, Baton Rouge 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. Cervical spine related diseases like this may elicit other issues, too. For example, patients who have cervical spine spinal cord disease have three times more incidence of having cardiovascular disease. Rapidly progressive cervical spine myelopathy patients are apt to have a history of a cardiovascular event and exhibit 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 patient evaluation of the quality of care they received comes down to satisfaction. The research findings, therefore, emphasize the significance of explaining to patients what they can expect to increase satisfaction: At 12 months after surgery for neck degenerative myelopathy, the relief of pain and function issues may be better (37%), may be the same (55%), or may decline (7%). (2) Honesty is the best way in life and in doctor-patient interactions. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation presents its proposed treatment’s expected outcomes and the course of healing to be expected on day one. (ex: “Some days will be nicer than others as you heal. Healing happens when the good days begin to exceed the poor ones.”) Baton Rouge 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 very 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 recent article tells of 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! Amazing! There is that beneficial 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 improved the neck and arm pain – as well as sleep - for a patient. There are numerous 2-for-1 benefits of chiropractic care!

Schedule a Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation for a two-for-one benefit of pain reduction and spinal range of motion improvement with Baton Rouge chiropractic care! Your chiropractor relishes caring for your spine and preserving the health of all its 5 sections.

Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation values the whole spine and that treating one section of the spine (thoracic) eases pain in another (cervical)! 
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