February 2020 Healthy News from Vancouver Spine Care Centre: Chiropractic Help for Neck Pain

Vancouver chiropractic care of neck pain even with headache and dizziness relieves pain at a reduced cost and increased effectiveness.  

CHIROPRACTIC FOR Vancouver NECK PAIN (WITH/WITHOUT HEADACHE & DIZZINESS) RELIEF

Neck pain affects 1 in 5 people over 70 years of age. A survey of 800 Australian chiropractors found that 1/3 of their patients are older than 65 years old. 45.5% experienced neck pain. 31.3% also had headache. (1) A recent committee review of the most current significant clinical practice guidelines based on the best scientific evidence available to manage neck pain in adults involving neck pain with headache or radicular symptoms via chiropractic related that chiropractic manipulation and multimodal care are the “best practice recommendations.” (2) 82% of the older adults used another healthcare provider in addition to chiropractic to manage neck pain. The chiropractors utilized manipulation of the thoracic spine, neck massage, and adjustment that resulted in help for dizziness, neck pain, headache and migraine (though migraine takes more visits). (1) Vancouver chiropractic relief for neck pain grows in documented support. It’s also being found to be economical as well as drug- and opioid-preventative. A study in Missouri documented that using chiropractic in the Medicaid system saved $14.1 and $49.2 million, reduced in spinal surgery costs and use/abuse of opioid prescription drugs. (3) Chiropractic services at Vancouver Spine Care Centre works for Vancouver neck pain for many.

Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Lee Hazen on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses use of The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for neck pain relief.

Vancouver exercise assists relief of neck pain attained with chiropractic care. 

TIP OF THE MONTH: WALK AND BALANCE WORK FOR Vancouver NECK PAIN RELIEF

Non-specific neck pain patients do well with exercise as a component of their treatment plan. Such patients were supervised in 12 exercise sessions 3 times a week with either traditional exercises vs traditional exercises in addition to sensorimotor training. Pain, intensity, muscle endurance and disability improved in both. The combined group significantly advanced in joint position sense and other parameters like endurance, dynamic balance and walking speed. (4) Adding to the daily walking step count over a 6-month time decreased neck pain occurrence in high risk office workers who sit and work at computers day in and day out. It did not decrease pain intensity or disability, but it did reduce the onset of neck pain. (5) Fewer episodes of Vancouver neck pain is a great goal! Vancouver Spine Care Centre is your partner to attain that goal.

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