What does neck pain do? It keeps
you from moving your neck the way you want. Pain is effective
like that! 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 alter daily living.
Oxford chiropractic at Satterwhite Chiropractic 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 necessitates compensatory motions
to do what must be done. If the neck hurts
when twisting to the right, you’ll
not do that. That’s a compensatory motion. Normal flexion/extension,
lateral, and rotational motions have been recorded in
normal patients. (1) And if you think your capabiloity to reposition
your neck affects your life, think about
baseball pitchers! College baseball pitchers with limited neck motion during
preseason were found to be at higher risk of game
time loss as well as shoulder and elbow disability during
the season. (2) That is really life-altering
for them and their life dreams! Know that your Oxford chiropractor
can tell from a thorough clinical examination just what pain is doing to your normal range of motion and how to help
you (whether you are a baseball player or not!) get
NECK ISSUES INFLUENCE SLEEP APNEA
Another curious cervical spine discovery
is that preceding cervical spondylosis – degenerative
changes in the cervical spine that often happen with aging, resulting in 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 such as come
with cervical spondylosis. (3) Cervical spondylosis is another spine condition your Oxford chiropractor know
CHIROPRACTIC RESTORES NECK MOTION
Satterwhite Chiropractic applies careful treatment
of the cervical spine utilizing the Cox® Technic System of Spinal
Pain Management. Patient tolerance is continually 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 restore better
cervical spine movement.
CONTACT Satterwhite Chiropractic
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Ben Glass on the Back
Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains how
he helps neck pain patients find neck pain relief
with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.
Schedule a Oxford chiropractic appointment with
Satterwhite Chiropractic to regain missing neck motion and get relief of neck pain.