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McHenry Chiropractic Care of Neck Pain: Exercise and Spinal Manipulation

Neck pain is a common condition bringing patients into our McHenry chiropractic clinic! Spengel Chiropractic sees that chronic neck pain is a widespread issue today. Whether the neck pain is non-specific or chronic, Spengel Chiropractic is here to help coordinate some relief from the neck pain with a McHenry chiropractic treatment plan incorporating spinal manipulation and exercise.

EXERCISE OR MANUAL THERAPY…OR BOTH?

Neck pain treatment options are plentiful. One common method is manual therapy. (Spengel Chiropractic offers gentle Cox® Technic spinal manipulation.) Another tactic is exercise. A third is combining the two. A recent study compared manual therapy, exercise or placebo. Manual therapy by itself improved perceived neck pain sooner than exercise. Therapeutic exercise reduced disability earlier than manual therapy. (1) A further research project assessed manual therapy plus exercise to exercise alone over a month. Manual therapy plus exercise increased short- and medium-term neck pain better than exercise by itself. (2) Spengel Chiropractic has found that patient participation boosts clinical outcomes, too. Merging the most effective therapies for neck pain relief is the better option.

COX® TECHNIC AND EXERCISE FOR NECK PAIN RELIEF

Spengel Chiropractic goes with the research. Research demonstrated that a safe, gentle form of manual manipulation, Cox® Technic, dropped intradiscal pressures in the cervical spine. (3) In the clinical comparison study of Cox® flexion distraction only to exercise alone for neck pain to the combination of both that combining the two was valuable. (4) Cox® Technic flexion distraction for neck pain relief relieved pain in a mean of 13.2 visits in a study of cervical spine radiculopathy patients. (5) Spengel Chiropractic finds that McHenry neck pain patients are anxious to help themselves by doing recommended neck exercises in addition to making their chiropractic treatment visits.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Matthew Scott on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes his care of a former pro football player for whom surgery was advised for neck pain relief and how his care with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management integration helped him avoid that.

Schedule your McHenry chiropractic appointment soon. We welcome neck pain patients. As common as neck pain is, Spengel Chiropractic knows it’s a common irritation for the neck pain sufferer! Our McHenry chiropractic care may well be just what you are looking for in terms of neck pain relief.

 
Spengel Chiropractic offers a pain-relieving treatment plan for neck pain that includes exercise and spinal manipulation with Cox Technic. 
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