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- 1Neck and Shoulder Pain Treatment
- 2Leg and Arm Pain and Numbness
- 3Neurological Testing
- 4Spinal Decompression
- 5Muscle Release Therapy
Due to overuse, muscle imbalances, certain medical conditions and everyday life, our muscle fibers, which normally run parallel to one another, may begin to intertwine, shorten and stiffen. Read more.
Comparisons showing Spinal Decay in the Neck
Physiology — Normal curves with equal disk spacing. No visible signs of degeneration.
Prognosis — Regular chiropractic checkups are recommended for early detection and prevention of spinal decay.
Physiology — Misalignment and malfunction with soft tissue damage and nerve irritation.
Prognosis — Return to near normal may be expected with appropriate chiropractic care.
Physiology — Disk narrowing, calcium deposits, bone spurs, and nerve irritation.
Prognosis — Slowing and stopping may be expected with appropriate chiropractic care.
Physiology — Joint immobilization, bone fusion, nerve atrophy, and scar tissue.
Prognosis — Slowing, stopping or decreased rate of progression may be expected with appropriate chiropractic care.
Photo Credit: “Secrets of the Cervical Spine” by Kenneth K. Hansraj, M.D.
This image shows a side view of the seven bones in the neck (or cervical spine).
In between the bones are the little cushions that separate the bones, called disks.
The facet joints also have a layer of cartilage, which helps the bones to glide on one another.
Unlike the rest of the spine, the vertebral artery passes through these bones to supply the brain with blood.
Misalignments in this area can affect all the nerves below as well as the blood supply to the brain.
Contact us today to keep your spine healthy!