Fort Wayne Neck Pain Responds to Chiropractic Care09/14/2021Does any neck pain sufferer enjoy getting an xray or MRI or injection or surgery? Not likely. Recent studies are showing that receiving spinal manipulation – 90% of which is delivered by chiropractors - may help such Fort Wayne neck pain patients avert treatment escalation to imaging/injections/surgery. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is here to help with that! EFFECTS OF SPINAL MANIPULATION FOR NECK PAIN Neck pain alongside Fort Wayne back pain are foremost causes of disability around the world and here in Fort Wayne. Chiropractic is being reported as a safe, helpful option for management of back and neck pain for many such patients. Chiropractic is described as care focused on spine care and treatment of spine pain conditions via spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation is described as inhibiting back and neck pain partly by spine related mechanisms and potentially via peripheral mechanisms that control inflammatory pain responses. More research is called upon to determine just what the specific and non-specific effects of spinal manipulation are. (1) We utilize spinal manipulation daily at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. SPINAL MANIPULATION CONTAINS NECK PAIN TREATMENT ESCALATION Spinal manipulation for neck pain is shown to decrease the risk of treatment escalation. 42% of neck pain patients wanting relief find that their treatment is heightened to include care like imaging, injection, emergency room visit, or surgery. Such risk was 2.38 times greater in those who got care other than spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation reduced the risk. Over 90% of spinal manipulation is delivered by chiropractors in the US. (2) Your Fort Wayne chiropractor delivers specialized, research-based, safe, and gentle spinal manipulation for neck pain relief. SPECIFIC FORM OF DOCUMENTED SPINAL MANIPULATION FOR NECK PAIN RELIEF As an example of how a specific form of spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic flexion distraction, facilitates in relieving pain, a case report of a patient with neurofibromatosis who had headaches, temporomandibular discomfort as well as neck, scapular and lumbar pain, manually treated cervical spine flexion distraction spinal manipulation together with myofascial release, patient education about adjusting her workplace ergonomics, and at-home care reduced her neck and thoracic spine pain as well as headache frequency. (3) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc works one-on-one with each neck pain sufferer to give him/her the tools and understanding to attain such relief. PATIENT SELF-CARE AND UNDERSTANDING Giving chronic nonspecific Fort Wayne neck pain patients things they can do to help themselves and to understand their neck pain boosts their outcomes. A study comparing therapeutic exercise alone to therapeutic exercise plus pain neuroscience education to help them understand their condition found that the combination was more impactful. The combination decreased the patients’ pain-disability scores, pain catastrophizing thoughts, and fear-avoidance beliefs. (4) That’s the goal of care for us at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc: less pain. CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Ben Glass on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes his use of manually delivered cervical spine Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction to ease neck pain for a couple of patients troubled by painful disc herniations. Set up your Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment now. To those Fort Wayne neck pain sufferers not desiring too much treatment and testing, our spinal manipulation care may be just the treatment you need! « View All Featured Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."