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Chiropractic Manipulation Helps the Hurting Spine

The spine appreciates spinal manipulation! It undoubtedly is thankful for what spinal manipulation feels like and rewards its owner with back pain relief and relaxation. When you take your McHenry spine to OrthoIllinois Chiropractic, OrthoIllinois Chiropractic treats it gently, safely and effectively. The McHenry chiropractic treatment plan includes relieving, research-proven spinal manipulation.

Stops Painful Messages 

Spinal manipulation stops back pain’s messages to the body that it hurts. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic understands that our McHenry chiropractic back pain patients want to stop the hurt. Spinal manipulation has an anti-nociceptive - anti-pain - effect on back pain. Spinal manipulation relieves back pain by interfering with the pain messages created by irritated spinal nerves. In one particular study, spinal manipulation more effectively slowed pain messages than did tactile sensation (no effect) or mechanical stimulus (no significant effect). (1) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic uses McHenry spinal manipulation to hamper the painful irritation of the spinal discs.

Improving Water Content 

The intervertebral disc of the spine depends on its water content to be healthy and not easily bothered by pain, keep its height and do its job of supporting spinal mobility and being the shock-absorber in the middle of the spinal vertebral bones! That may diminish the essence of the disc’s role a bit, but the spinal disc is vital to spinal movement and critical to back pain relief. It’s the most pain-sensitive structure in the spine! (2) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic treats the disc and the spine. When compression or exercise exertion strains the spine, it responds. How? T2 MRI images reveal decreased value signifying that water content is low in the facet joints and the nucleus pulposus. (3) That’s why it is so important to stay hydrated, drink water, and treat the disc to McHenry chiropractic care!

Disc Height Increases 

Lumbar spinal discs do react to McHenry chiropractic. Intervertebral disc height enlarges with traction. (4) That is what occurs with Cox Technic, the form of spinal manipulation OrthoIllinois Chiropractic chooses to use and is well-experienced in delivering. With Cox Technic, disc height enlarges by 17%, and spinal area opens by 28%. (5) When discs degenerate, they lose disc height. Spinal area decreases. Spinal nerves are more prone to irritation. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic’s McHenry chiropractic care helps reduce that irritation and the associated McHenry back pain.

OrthoIllinois Chiropractic uses spinal manipulation to relieve back pain. Together with spinal manipulation, OrthoIllinois Chiropractic endorses nutritional advice about supplements with glycosaminoglycan elements glucosamine and chondroitin – both linked to the sulfate radical which draws in fluid. It is all part of your McHenry treatment plan.

Schedule your McHenry chiropractic appointment now. Your spine and the discs of the spine will reward you for the pain relief they find at OrthoIllinois Chiropractic!

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