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November 26, 2013

Baton Rouge snorers: Your neck may have something to do with your snoring! Come see Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers!“Roll over. You’re snoring!”

Sound familiar? Lots of Baton Rouge couples have the same issue when one person snores when he or she sleeps. (Yes, women snore!  For every 2 to 3 men diagnosed, one woman is. (1) 22 million Americans have sleep apnea. (2) ) Sleep apnea is rampant, and the snorers and their partners want some relief!

Your Baton Rouge chiropractor keeps up on interesting new research like this that just came out about neck pain conditions as potential culprits for sleep apnea. Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers treats these conditions for Baton Rouge neck pain patients every day. First, let’s look at the new research paper then consider how chiropractic care may help relieve these neck pain conditions gently and safely.

Disc degeneration (osteophytes), arthritis, and even neck fusion surgery may contribute to sleep apnea. Researchers point out that misaligned vertebrae, the bones of the spine, in the upper neck are of particular concern. (3) None of these worry your Baton Rouge chiropractor. Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers offers gentle chiropractic care in the form of Cox Technic.

Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers cares for patients with neck pain by  first taking a thorough history and performing many tests during the examination to pinpoint the cause of neck pain. A treatment plan to include chiropractic care as appropriate would be established. Your chiropractor fully realizes the close proximity of the cervical spine to the upper airway where snoring and sleep apnea result. Caution is always prudent. Our treatment is always doctor-controlled and specific, noting your spine’s reaction to treatment throughout and adapting as needed. Your Baton Rouge neck pain is in great hands!

So if you and/or a loved one suffers with sleep apnea and neck pain, contact Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers.  Let’s explore another avenue for your care and Baton Rouge pain relief.