Arthritis

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In the cervical spine, the facet joints can degenerate and lead to arthritis.

As this area degenerates, new bone is laid down and causes bone spurs. These bone spurs can pinch nerves, limit joint range of motion, and strain supporting neck muscles. Arthritis neck pain is usually worse first thing in the morning and improves as the day goes on.

Arthritis pain is often between the shoulder blades and can cause headaches. Causes of arthritis are repetitive trauma to the spine caused by accidents, surgery, sports injuries, poor posture, or work – related activities. Other contributing factors to arthritis development are genetics, age (often begins in

the 30”s), and excessive weight.

Our approach

Arthritis will cause a limitation of range of motion of the cervical spine the surrounding soft tissue will tighten up.

Our specific blend of soft tissue therapies is successful in treating the symptoms of cervical arthritis by improving range of motion.

Traditional therapies such as heat, ice, rest, NSAID’s and stretching can be helpful initially, but addressing muscle imbalances can help alleviate unnecessary pressure on the spine.

We perform a complete postural, biomechanical, orthopedic and neurological exam of the affected areas, including careful analysis of the joints and tissues from the neck, mid back and shoulders

Rehabilitative and strengthening exercise are integrated with our soft tissue techniques including Pettibon Technique, Chiropractic Bio Physics (CBP) Technique, and Transverse Friction Massage.


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