Benefits of Fort Wayne Chiropractic Treatment of the Thoracic Spine06/29/2021Full spine care is delivered at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment of the thoracic spine benefits mid-spine pain as well as neck and low back pain even. The thoracic spine impacts the cervical spine impacts the lumbar spine. They’re all interconnected! New research is describing how treating an adjoining area of the spine influences the pain relief of the other. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc treats the full spine of each of our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients for most benefit. Research is reinforcing this! THORACIC MANIPULATION TO IMPROVE CERVICAL SPINE FUNCTION Neck pain and other cervical spine conditions restrict cervical spine motion. Thoracic spine spinal manipulation improved neck function for patients with chronic or recurrent neck or shoulder pain with or without arm pain who had suffered with such pain for at least 3 months. Thoracic spine manipulation efficiently increased flexion and rotation of the cervical region. (1) Another study used thoracic spine manipulation to reduce neck pain and enhance cervical spine range of motion in patients with mechanical neck pain and cervicothoracic junction dysfunction. It succeeded! (2) Sometimes it only takes one treatment. In this report, one thoracic manipulation session similarly provided pain relief at immediate-term follow-up for chronic neck pain patients as thoracic mobilization. (3) Your Fort Wayne chiropractor at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is well-trained in delivering thoracic spine manipulation that not only feels great but is quite relieving. CHIROPRACTIC MANIPLULATION TO RELIEVE HEADACHE AND NECK PAIN Patients with neck pain and cervical spine motion restriction may arise with other conditions that need relief, too. A case report of a female patient suffering with neurofibromatosis (type 1) along with neck, scapula, lumbar and temporomandibular discomfort and headache explains relief with chiropractic care. Cervical spine flexion distraction spinal manipulation in conjunction with myofascial release, ergonomic patient education, and active care recommendations decreased neck pain and headache frequency. The chronic tightness and pain in the cervicothoracic regions and lumbar spine due to removal of the neurofibroma were relieved as well. (4) Your Fort Wayne chiropractor is certain to tackle the main and any contributing aspects to your spine pain condition. Relief of pain is the aim! CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Kurt Olding on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he shares care with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for patients experiencing thoracic disc herniations. Thoracic spine chiropractic care is also quite directed in treatment of specific thoracic spine pain conditions as well! Make your next Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. It’s all connected: the neck, the mid-spine, the low back. Pain in one spot may be eased by treating adjoining spots. Chiropractic care at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc addresses the full spine! « View All Spine 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."