What does neck pain do? It prevents
you from moving your neck as you want. Pain is effective
like that! It keeps us from doing things that could
hurt. Ok, that is not all bad! But neck pain can disturb
more than just motion. It can alter daily living.
Vancouver chiropractic at Vancouver Disc Centers can help reduce
neck pain and reestablish its normal motion.
NECK PAIN LIMITS MOTION
Not merely does neck pain limit
cervical spine motion, it also requires compensatory motions
to do what must be done. If the neck hurts
when twisting to the left, you’ll
not do that. That is a compensatory motion. Normal flexion/extension,
lateral, and rotational motions have been noted in
normal patients. (1) And if you think your ability to move
your neck alters your life, consider
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 throughout
the season. (2) That’s really life-changing
for them and their life dreams! Know that your Vancouver chiropractor
can know from a thorough clinical examination just what pain is doing to your normal range of motion and how to help
you (your being 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 connected to cervical spine
changes that tighten the airway space such as happen
with cervical spondylosis. (3) Cervical spondylosis is another spine condition your Vancouver chiropractor know
CHIROPRACTIC RESTORES NECK MOTION
Vancouver Disc Centers implements careful treatment
of the cervical spine using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal
Pain Management. Patient tolerance is always the guiding factor
combined with the doctor’s hand. Cox® Technic for cervical
spine offers gentle stretching of the spine to free
narrowed spaces with combined ranges of motion to reestablish improved
cervical spine movement.
CONTACT Vancouver Disc Centers
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Ben Glass on the Back
Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes how
he helps neck pain patients get neck pain relief
with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.
Schedule a Vancouver chiropractic appointment with
Vancouver Disc Centers to regain missing neck motion and get relief of neck pain.