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Toronto Neck Pain Responds to Chiropractic Care

Does any neck pain sufferer enjoy getting an xray or MRI or injection or surgery? Nope! New studies are explaining how receiving spinal manipulation – 90% of which is done by chiropractors - may help such Toronto neck pain patients avert treatment escalation to imaging/injections/surgery.  Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre is ready to help with that!

EFFECTS OF SPINAL MANIPULATION FOR NECK PAIN

Neck pain alongside Toronto back pain are leading causes of disability globally and here in Toronto. Chiropractic is being reported as a safe, helpful option for management of back and neck pain for many such patients. Chiropractic is described as care focused on spine care and treatment of spine pain conditions via spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation is described as hindering back and neck pain in part by spine related mechanisms and potentially via peripheral mechanisms that control inflammatory pain responses. More research is called upon to determine just what the specific and non-specific effects of spinal manipulation are. (1) We utilize spinal manipulation every day at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre.

SPINAL MANIPULATION CONTAINS NECK PAIN TREATMENT ESCALATION

Spinal manipulation for neck pain is shown to decrease the risk of treatment escalation. 42% of neck pain patients wanting relief find that their treatment is escalated to include care like imaging, injection, emergency room visit, or surgery. Such risk was 2.38 times greater in those who got care other than spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation reduced the risk. Over 90% of spinal manipulation is delivered by chiropractors in the US. (2) Your Toronto chiropractor delivers specialized, research-based, safe, and gentle spinal manipulation for neck pain relief.

SPECIFIC FORM OF DOCUMENTED SPINAL MANIPULATION FOR NECK PAIN RELIEF

As an example of how a specific form of spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic flexion distraction, helps relieve pain, a case report of a patient with neurofibromatosis who had headaches, temporomandibular discomfort as well as neck, scapular and lumbar pain, manually applied cervical spine flexion distraction spinal manipulation together with myofascial release, patient education about modifying her workplace ergonomics, and at-home care decreased her neck and thoracic spine pain as well as headache frequency. (3) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre works one-on-one with each neck pain sufferer to give him/her the tools and understanding to get such relief.

PATIENT SELF-CARE AND UNDERSTANDING

Giving chronic nonspecific Toronto neck pain patients things they can do to help themselves and to understand their neck pain enhances their outcomes. A study comparing therapeutic exercise alone to therapeutic exercise plus pain neuroscience education to assist their understanding of their condition found that the combination was more impactful. The combination reduced the patients’ pain-disability scores, pain catastrophizing thoughts, and fear-avoidance beliefs. (4) That’s the goal of care for us at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre: reduced pain.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Ben Glass on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses his use of manually treated cervical spine Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction to ease neck pain for two patients afflicted with painful disc herniations.

Set up your Toronto chiropractic appointment soon. To those Toronto neck pain sufferers not wanting too much treatment and testing, our spinal manipulation care may be just the treatment for you!

 
Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre delivers chiropractic spinal manipulation to decrease neck pain. Such spinal manipulation decreases the risk of treatment escalation. 
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