What is the result of neck pain? It prevents
you from repositioning 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 disturb
more than just motion. It can alter daily living.
Manahawkin chiropractic at Manahawkin Chiropractic Center 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 needs to be done. If the neck aches
when turning to the right, you won’t do that. That’s a compensatory motion. Normal flexion/extension,
lateral, and rotational motions have been noted in
normal patients. (1) And if you think your capabiloity to move
your neck affects your life, consider
baseball pitchers! College baseball pitchers with limited neck motion during
preseason were found to be at increased risk of game
time loss and shoulder and elbow disability during
the season. (2) That’s really life-changing
for them and their life dreams! Know that your Manahawkin chiropractor
can know from a thorough clinical examination just how pain is
affecting 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 interesting cervical spine finding
is that preceding cervical spondylosis – degenerative
changes in the cervical spine that often come with aging, bringing
about vertebral bone degeneration, disc degeneration, bone
spur formation and the like - and obstructive sleep apnea are associated.
Such sleep apnea is associated with cervical spine
changes that tighten the airway space that occur
with cervical spondylosis. (3) Cervical spondylosis is another spine condition your Manahawkin chiropractor know
CHIROPRACTIC RESTORES NECK MOTION
Manahawkin Chiropractic Center applies careful treatment
of the cervical spine utilizing 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 open
narrowed spaces with combined ranges of motion to reestablish improved
cervical spine movement.
CONTACT Manahawkin Chiropractic Center
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Ben Glass on the Back
Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes how
he eases neck pain
with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.
Schedule a Manahawkin chiropractic appointment with
Manahawkin Chiropractic Center to get back missing neck motion and get
rid of neck pain.