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McHenry Healthy News - October 2020

McHenry chiropractic care of neck pain, arm pain and related headache follows [guidelines|recommendations]200] with gentle, safe spinal manipulation and modalities. 


Best available scientific evidence establishes best practice recommendations for McHenry chiropractic patients with uncomplicated neck pain as well as those with neck pain accompanied by headache or radicular arm pain state that chiropractic manipulation and multimodal care are recommended. (1) A recent study of 288 chiropractors revealed that almost a third of their chiropractic patients are older adults over the age of 65. Of these persons, 45.5% experienced neck pain. 31.3% had consequent headache. McHenry headache and neck pain are issues for McHenry seniors! Fortunately, chiropractic care for these older adults living with neck pain incorporates easily with other healthcare providers’ case. (2) The gentle, safe Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management has shown beneficial relief of neck and arm pain through 15 treatments over 10 weeks using Cox® Technic and adjunctive modalities. (3) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic offers this treatment protocol every day for neck and arm pain relief!

Listen to this PODCAST with chiropractic back pain specialist, Dr. David Kulla on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he presented a patient whose neck pain and accompanying headache were relieved with his chiropractic treatment plan utilizing the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

McHenry neck pain and headache may gain value from vitamin D deficiency adjustment.


Look at Vitamin D for Headache and Neck Pain

Vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide issue estimated to impact 30% to 50% of the population. (4) Researchers report that vitamin D deficiency may well produce or exacerbate neck pain, back pain, and muscle spasm. They write that correcting vitamin D deficiency is important when treating these conditions since it is not expensive and delivers good results in terms of quality of care and cost. (5) A further review of studies done regarding vitamin D and headache revealed that there is a link between vitamin D levels and headaches (the clearest link was between vitamin D levels and migraine). Researchers suggest that headache sufferers, particularly those with migraines, may lessen the incidence of headache by supplementing with vitamin D. (6) Simple! Test your vitamin D level, and up it if necessary!

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Arrange your next McHenry chiropractic appointment today with OrthoIllinois Chiropractic. Based on the best science today, neck pain, neck-related arm pain and headache have hope of relief with McHenry chiropractic care at OrthoIllinois Chiropractic.

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