Severna Park Chiropractic Benefit Extends Beyond the Spine

Chiropractic is known for its treatment of the spine. Research is showing that its spinal treatment is positive, reaching beyond the spine. The latest report notes how Severna Park chiropractic thoracic spinal manipulation and mobilization helps with respiratory function. Back And Neck Care Center delivers gentle, safe treatment of the thoracic spine.

CHIROPRACTIC CARE BEYOND THE SPINE

Chiropractors are recognized for their care of musculoskeletal spinal issues. Not a bad thing! Chiropractors do have more to share. Related to musculoskeletal care is prevention of musculoskeletal problems. A survey of chiropractors regarding their use of primary prevention care of musculoskeletal problems and other public health-related disorders found that chiropractors certainly offer such prevention care and are ready to do so, but patients don’t usually visit them primarily for such care. (1) Further, a review of chiropractic websites found that 79% of them referred to care of one or more non-musculoskeletal conditions like sleep issues, constipation/digestive issues, unease/discontent in children, and menstrual cramps/pain. (2) Your Severna Park chiropractor is at your service for musculoskeletal pain relief and prevention and much more!

HYPERKYPHOSIS & RESPIRATION IMPROVEMENT

Several studies are describing the benefits of thoracic mobilization for improvement in thoracic hyperkyphosis (upper spine curvature experienced by nearly 20-40% of older adults) and respiratory function. Diaphragmatic breathing is talked about often for its calming benefits. Diaphragmatic excursion, how far the diaphragm is able to expand on inhale, is linked with respiratory function. Increasing diaphragm excursion is positive. In a new analysis of healthy volunteers with thoracic hyperkyphosis, 8 weeks of thoracic mobilization increased the diaphragmatic excursions during deep breathing, increased forced vital capacity, and the thoracic hyperkyphosis itself. The researchers summarized and recommended the inclusion of thoracic mobilization in respiratory rehab programs to manage and prevent respiratory dysfunction in those with thoracic hyperkyphosis. (3) Severna Park chiropractic spinal treatment offers benefits beyond the spine itself.

SHOULDER MOTION IMPROVEMENT

Shoulders benefit, too! Shoulder pain sufferers found that thoracic spinal manipulation immediately enhanced neuromuscular drive in addition to serratus anterior muscle activity, an important muscle for scapular motion. Thoracic spinal manipulation is associated with short-term improvements in clinical outcomes of shoulder pain. (4) Back And Neck Care Center is well trained gentle thoracic manipulation.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tyler Hill on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he treats shoulder pain using Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction to ease the pain.

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 Back And Neck Care Center chiropractic care benefits more than the spine particularly when the thoracic spine is treated!
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