February 2020 Healthy News from Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic: Chiropractic Help for Neck Pain

Eugene chiropractic care of neck pain even with headache and dizziness relieves pain at a reduced cost and increased effectiveness.  


Neck pain bothers 20% of people over 70 years of age. An assessment of 800 Australian chiropractors discovered that 33% of their patients are older than 65 years of age. 45.5% experienced neck pain. 31.3% also experienced headache. (1) A new committee review of the latest relevant clinical practice guidelines based on the best scientific evidence available to handle neck pain in adults including neck pain with headache or radicular symptoms via chiropractic stated that chiropractic manipulation and multimodal care are the “best practice recommendations.” (2) 82% of the older adults visited one other healthcare provider in addition to chiropractic to manage neck pain. The chiropractors used manipulation of the thoracic spine, neck massage, and adjustment that resulted in help for dizziness, neck pain, headache and migraine (though this takes more treatments). (1) Eugene chiropractic relief for neck pain increases in documented support. It is also being reported to be economical as well as drug- and opioid-preventative. A review in Missouri reported that using chiropractic in the Medicaid system saved $14.1 and $49.2 million, reduced in spinal surgery expenses and use/abuse of opioid prescription drugs. (3) Chiropractic services at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic successfully relieves Eugene neck pain for many.

Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Lee Hazen on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses use of The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for neck pain relief.

Eugene exercise assists relief of neck pain attained with chiropractic care. 


Non-specific neck pain patients do well with exercise as a component of their treatment plan. Such patients were supervised in 12 exercise sessions 3 times a week with either traditional exercises vs traditional exercises in addition to sensorimotor training. Pain, intensity, muscle endurance and disability improved in both. The combined group significantly advanced in joint position sense and other parameters like endurance, dynamic balance and walking speed. (4) Increasing the number of steps walked a day over a 6-month time reduced neck pain occurrence in high risk office workers who sit and work at computers all day. It did not decrease pain intensity or disability, but it did reduce the start of neck pain. (5) Fewer episodes of Eugene neck pain is a great goal! Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic is your partner to attain that goal.

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