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The Neck

The cervical spine consists of seven vertebra and eight spinal nerves, which forms the brachial plexus controling the muscles of the neck shoulder and arm. The role of the cervical spine is to support the head and protect the spinal cord. The spinal joints allow movement of the head in different directions. You may be reading this because you can no longer turn your head fully when reversing the car.

The most common neck problems patients present at Spinal Joint with are:

The cervical spine can be a major source of pain and health problems for people because of its relationship with spinal nerves and the autonomic nervous system. The cervical spine is greatly affected by things such as poor posture, stress, lifting akward loads and sitting at a computer. Problems in the neck can refer to the head and well as into the shoulder and arm.

 

 

Our chiropractic and osteopathic treatment, through the use of manipulation and soft tissue work, can help improve neck function, while our massage therapist or acupuncture can help relieve tension. Spinal Joint can help you with your neck pain.

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