Paramus Chiropractic Benefit Extends Beyond the Spine

Chiropractic is recognized for its treatment of the spine. Research is reporting that its spinal treatment is beneficial beyond the spine. The most recent report notes how Paramus chiropractic thoracic spinal manipulation and mobilization assists in respiratory function. Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center offers gentle, safe treatment of the thoracic spine.

CHIROPRACTIC CARE BEYOND THE SPINE

Chiropractors are recognized for their management of musculoskeletal spinal related conditions. That’s not all bad! Chiropractors do have more to share. Linked to musculoskeletal care is prevention of musculoskeletal problems. A survey of chiropractors about their use of primary preventive care of musculoskeletal problems and other public health-related disorders found that chiropractors undoubtedly offer such preventive care and are prepared to do so, but patients do not usually visit them mainly for such care. (1) Additionally, a review of chiropractic websites discovered that 79% of them mentioned care of one or more non-musculoskeletal conditions like sleep issues, constipation/digestive issues, unease/discontent in children, and menstrual cramps/pain. (2) Your Paramus chiropractor is at your service for musculoskeletal pain relief and prevention and much more!

HYPERKYPHOSIS & RESPIRATION IMPROVEMENT

More studies are describing the benefits of thoracic mobilization for improvement in thoracic hyperkyphosis (upper spine curvature found in nearly 20-40% of older adults) and respiratory function. Diaphragmatic breathing is discussed a lot for its calming benefits. Diaphragmatic excursion, how far the diaphragm expands on inhale, is linked with respiratory function. Improving diaphragm excursion is beneficial. In a recent study of healthy volunteers with thoracic hyperkyphosis, 8 weeks of thoracic mobilization increased the diaphragmatic excursions during deep breathing, increased forced vital capacity, and the thoracic hyperkyphosis itself. The researchers concluded and suggested the inclusion of thoracic mobilization in respiratory rehabilitation programs to cope with and prevent respiratory dysfunction in those with thoracic hyperkyphosis. (3) Paramus chiropractic spinal treatment offers benefits outside of the spine itself.

SHOULDER MOTION IMPROVEMENT

Shoulders benefit, also! Shoulder pain patients reported that thoracic spinal manipulation immediately increased neuromuscular drive in addition to serratus anterior muscle activity, a crucial muscle for scapular motion. Thoracic spinal manipulation is associated with short-term improvements in clinical outcomes of shoulder pain. (4) Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center is quite experienced in delivering gentle thoracic manipulation.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Tyler Hill on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he helps relieve shoulder pain using Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction to ease the pain.

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 Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center chiropractic care benefits more than the spine especially when the thoracic spine is treated!
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