Everything has its place. Everything fills
a need. In treating neck pain, stretching and spinal mobilization
have their places in treating the pain,
disability and range of motion dysfunction. They’re
needed. Satterwhite Chiropractic takes care of many Oxford neck
pain sufferers to return their lost range of motion due to pain.
Stretching is newly documented as particularly
beneficial and can be a helpful adjunct to the chiropractic treatment plan.
BENEFITS OF ADDING STRETCHING TO NECK PAIN TREATMENT PROCEDURES
Satterwhite Chiropractic incorporates spinal manipulation and mobilization,
nutrition, exercise, and research-suggested stretching in the
general treatment plan for neck pain be it non-specific
mechanical neck pain or cervical spine radiculopathy. Satterwhite Chiropractic uses
Technic System for Spinal Pain Management to ease neck
pain. [[A|In one]17] study, Cox® Technic protocols produced
complete resolution of the patient’s subjective pain from
a large C5-C6 disc herniation. (1) In a retrospective study of 39 patients with cervical radiculopathy, Cox®
flexion distraction produced pain reduction
in 13.2 treatments (ranging from 6 to 37). (2) A newer
paper states that for non-specific mechanical neck pain, the addition
of stretching to the plan was more effective at returning
cervical spine motions of extension, right rotation and lateral flexion ranges
of motion despite not affecting pain and
disability. (3) That is where spinal manipulation and mobilization
come into play. They help address the pain and disability component.
Adding stretching and active cervical range of motion exercise is
positive and has its role in addressing neck pain. A well-rounded treatment plan for neck pain relief is important! Another study further described
that neck stretching is a most helpful physical
therapy intervention. Static and
diagonal active stretching were helpful at reducing
neck disability and increasing cervical spine range of motion. Further,
cervical range of motion values significantly increased
at 4 and 6 to 8 weeks [[post-after the ]59] study indicating
beneficial long-term effects of stretching for neck pain,
disability, and function. (4) Keeping abreast of the neck pain
relief studies, Satterwhite Chiropractic makes sure to present
benefits of a variety of ways to reduce neck pain.
CONTACT Satterwhite Chiropractic
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Sean Delahunt on The
Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses
his use of Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction to ease neck and arm pain.
Make your Oxford
chiropractic appointment soon. Everyone has a place
at Satterwhite Chiropractic, especially our Oxford neck pain and back pain patients
where everything has a place – treatment, exercise, nutrition, and stretching
– in the effort to reduce neck pain.
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