Baton Rouge Neck Pain Responds to Chiropractic Care

Does any neck pain sufferer enjoy getting an xray or MRI or injection or surgery? Not likely. Recent studies are showing that receiving spinal manipulation – 90% of which is delivered by chiropractors - may help such Baton Rouge neck pain patients avoid treatment escalation to imaging/injections/surgery.  Spine & Sports Rehab Center is ready to help with that!

EFFECTS OF SPINAL MANIPULATION FOR NECK PAIN

Neck pain alongside Baton Rouge back pain are primary causes of disability globally and here in Baton Rouge . Chiropractic is being related as a safe, effective option for management of back and neck pain for quite a few sufferers. Chiropractic is explained as care focused on spine care and treatment of spine pain conditions with spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation is explained as inhibiting back and neck pain partly by spine related mechanisms and possibly via peripheral mechanisms that regulate inflammatory pain responses. More research is recommended to figure out just what the specific and non-specific effects of spinal manipulation are. (1) We use spinal manipulation daily at Spine & Sports Rehab Center.

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 heightened to include care like imaging, injection, emergency room visit, or surgery. Such risk was 2.38 times higher in those who received care other than spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation reduced the risk. Over 90% of spinal manipulation is delivered by chiropractors in the US. (2) Your Baton Rouge 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, facilitates in relieving pain, a patient case about a patient with neurofibromatosis who experienced headaches, temporomandibular discomfort as well as neck, scapular and lumbar pain, manually applied cervical spine flexion distraction spinal manipulation along with myofascial release, patient education about adjusting her workplace ergonomics, and at-home care decreased her neck and thoracic spine pain as well as headache frequency. (3) Spine & Sports Rehab Center works one-on-one with each neck pain sufferer to give him/her the tools and knowledge to realize such relief.

PATIENT SELF-CARE AND UNDERSTANDING

Explaining to chronic nonspecific Baton Rouge 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 helped more. The combination decreased the patients’ pain-disability scores, pain catastrophizing thoughts, and fear-avoidance beliefs. (4) That is the goal of care for us at Spine & Sports Rehab Center: less pain.

CONTACT Spine & Sports Rehab Center

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

Schedule your Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment now. To those Baton Rouge neck pain sufferers not wanting too much treatment and testing, our spinal manipulation care may be just the treatment for you!

 
Spine & Sports Rehab Center delivers chiropractic spinal manipulation to decrease neck pain. Such spinal manipulation decreases the risk of treatment escalation. 
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