What is the result of neck pain? It prevents
you from repositioning your neck as you want. Pain is effective
that way! It prevents us from doing things that could
damage us. Ok, that is not all bad! But neck pain can bother
more than just motion. It can disrupt daily living.
Eugene chiropractic at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic can help ease
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 aches
when twisting to the left, 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 ability 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 Eugene chiropractor
can know from a thorough clinical examination just how pain is
affecting your normal range of motion and how to help
you (your being a baseball player or not!) get
NECK ISSUES INFLUENCE SLEEP APNEA
Another interesting cervical spine finding
is that preceding cervical spondylosis – degenerative
changes in the cervical spine that often come 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 constrict the airway space that occur
with cervical spondylosis. (3) Cervical spondylosis is another spine condition your Eugene chiropractor know
CHIROPRACTIC RESTORES NECK MOTION
Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic 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 reestablish better
cervical spine movement.
CONTACT Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic
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 Eugene chiropractic appointment with
Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic to regain lost neck motion and get relief of neck pain.