A lot of individuals are familiar with a “slipped disc” in the low back, but less people know that you can have the same condition in the cervical spine. “Slipped disc” is common terminology, but doesn’t accurately describe the situation. A herniated disc is a structural condition of the spine that involves the weakening and […]
Most people have witness someone crack their neck, and a lot of people crack their own neck for relief. More often than not this type of neck cracking is done in order to loosen up the feeling of a stiff neck, similar to cracking the knuckles of your hands. Is it safe to crack your […]
Understanding Cervical Myelopathy Cervical myelopathy is a condition that involves spinal degeneration and its effect on the spinal cord and nerves. The cervical spine is the top portion of the spine and consists of 7 segments, called cervical vertebrae. The seven bones of the neck provide a base of support for the weight of the […]
Resolution of Neck Pain, Upper Extremity Paresthesia & Dysautonomia in a 46 year Old Female with Lossof Cervical Curve and Spinal Degeneration Using Blair Upper Cervical Technique: A Case Study & Review of the Literature
At one point or another, most people experience neck pain. Neck pain has many causes, a variety of symptoms, and is one of the most common reasons people will seek out chiropractic treatment. For some, neck pain may be a weekly source of irritation. For others, it can become constant, severe, and debilitating. When neck […]
For the majority of us, neck pain has reared its ugly head more than once. In reality, there are estimates that anywhere from one-in-ten into one-in-five men and women will experience an episode of neck pain in a specific calendar year. Although many studies report that between 33% and 65 percent of those individuals will recover within twelve months, a lot of people will undergo either a relapse of the throat pain or their throat pain will get a chronic health problem.