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Toronto Chiropractic Treatment of Neck Pain Involves Oscillatory Manipulation

The cervical spine is an amazing motion-appreciating structure. It not only supports the weight of the skull, it also houses a variety of important structures like the spinal cord and its nerves in a very small space. A little irritation of a nerve may cause a little bit of pain or a great amount of pain depending on the area of the cervical spine canal provided by the cervical spine vertebral bodies. (Other factors also may influence when there is neck pain, but for this article, we’re looking at the spinal structure.) When there is pain-producing irritation, Toronto neck pain along with neck pain or not evolves. Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, too, rises to the occasion to reduce that pain with gentle, oscillatory mobilization in the style of Cox® Technic.

BENEFITS OF MOBILIZATION AND MANIPULATION

Both manipulation and mobilization are modes of treatment for neck pain relief. A Cochrane review of published randomized control trials that tested just how mobilization and manipulation affected patients with neck pain of all stages (acute, subacute and chronic) found that  they both enhanced these patients’ clinical outcomes like pain, function, disability, and quality of life. (1) Further, neural mobilization with manual cervical traction for cervical spine radiculopathy in which a space-occupying lesion bothers nerve roots was reported to relieve pain and improve neck disability, range of motion and even deep flexor endurance. (2) Such clinical outcomes are the objectives of Toronto chiropractic care at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre. Your Toronto chiropractor keeps up-to-date on the research-proven ways to deliver these outcomes.

BENEFITS OF OSCILLATORY MOBILIZATION

Researchers recognize a couple types of mobilization and manipulation: static or sustained and oscillatory or motion-driven. Oscillatory or motion-combined mobilization and sustained stretch mobilization were effective in this study for reducing pain, improving range of motion, and diminishing disability related to cervical spine radiculopathy. However, oscillatory mobilization is reported to be superior for enhancing function and range of motion. (3) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre does its best to deliver all the benefit possible to our cervical radiculopathy neck-related arm pain patients and so uses Cox® Technic flexion distraction that incorporates oscillatory motion by combining long-y distraction with range of motion natural to the cervical spine: flexion, extension, lateral bending, rotation, and a combination of them all! Toronto neck pain and arm pain patients embrace the positive clinical outcome!

BENEFITS OF COX® TECHNIC FOR NECK PAIN AND ARM PAIN RELIEF

At Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, Cox® Technic is implemented. It’s the gentle, safe treatment protocol for neck pain and arm pain relief. In a report on 39 patients with cervical arm pain radiculopathy treated with Cox® Technic flexion distraction, there was a 41% decrease in pain scores after a mean of 13.8 visits. (4) A 51 year old woman suffering with 2 years of left arm pain reported relief after the first visit. She had 24 visits over 6 months and was symptom-free at 1 year follow-up. (5)  Cox® Technic combines the best of both oscillatory manipulation and mobilization for Toronto neck pain and Toronto arm pain relief.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Dean Greenwood on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as they talk about relief of cervical spine-related neck pain and arm pain for two patients whose neck pain relief was welcomed!

Schedule your next Toronto chiropractic visit with Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre. Our chiropractic treatment at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre can help you again appreciate just how amazing your cervical spine is without neck pain or arm pain!

 
Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre relieves neck pain and related arm pain by using gentle motion-based manipulation.  
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