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Benefits of Sitka Chiropractic Treatment of the Thoracic Spine

Full spine care is delivered at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka. Benefits of Sitka chiropractic treatment of the thoracic spine extend to the neck and low back. The thoracic spine affects the cervical spine impacts the lumbar spine. They are all interconnected! Recent research is describing how treating an adjacent section of the spine impacts the relief of pain in the other. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka treats the full spine of each of our Sitka chiropractic patients for most advantage. Research is supporting this!


Neck pain and other cervical spine conditions restrict motion in the neck. Thoracic spine spinal manipulation enhanced neck function for patients with chronic or recurrent neck or shoulder pain with or without arm pain who had experienced such pain for at least 3 months. Thoracic spine manipulation efficiently enhanced flexion and rotation of the cervical region. (1) Another study used thoracic spine manipulation to reduce neck pain and improve 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 comparably delivered pain relief at immediate-term follow-up for chronic neck pain patients as thoracic mobilization. (3) Your Sitka chiropractor at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is experienced in providing thoracic spine manipulation that not only feels great but is quite relieving.


Patients with neck pain and cervical spine motion restriction may come with other issues 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 along with myofascial release, ergonomic patient education, and active care tips lessened neck pain and headache frequency. The chronic tightness and pain in the cervicothoracic regions and lumbar spine due to removal of the neurofibroma were eased too. (4) Your Sitka chiropractor is certain to tackle the main and any contributing aspects to your spine pain condition. Relief of pain is the goal!

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr.  Kurt Olding on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes care with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for patients experiencing thoracic disc herniations. Thoracic spine chiropractic care can be quite specific in treatment of specific thoracic spine pain conditions like this, too!                                     

Schedule your next Sitka chiropractic appointment with Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka. It’s all linked together: the neck, the mid-spine, the low back. Pain in one area may be relieved by treating adjoining spots. Chiropractic care at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is full spine!

Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is amazed at the benefit of thoracic spine treatment beyond the thoracic spine to help even neck and back pain.  
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