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Largo Neck Pain Responds to Chiropractic Care

Does any neck pain sufferer want to get an xray or MRI or injection or surgery? Nope! Recent studies are explaining how receiving spinal manipulation – 90% of which is delivered by chiropractors - may help such Largo neck pain patients avert treatment escalation to imaging/injections/surgery.  Hollstrom & Associates Inc is here to help with that!


Neck pain alongside Largo back pain are primary causes of disability globally and here in Largo. Chiropractic is being reported as a safe, effective option for management of back and neck pain for quite a few sufferers. Chiropractic is described as care centered on spine care and treatment of spine pain conditions via spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation is explained as hindering back and neck pain in part by spine related mechanisms and possibly via peripheral mechanisms that control inflammatory pain responses. More research is suggested to determine just what the specific and non-specific effects of spinal manipulation are. (1) We use spinal manipulation daily at Hollstrom & Associates Inc.


Spinal manipulation for neck pain is demonstrated to reduce the risk of treatment escalation. 42% of neck pain patients seeking relief find that their treatment is escalated to include care like imaging, injection, emergency room visit, or surgery. Such risk was 2.38 times higher in those who got care other than spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation reduced the risk. Over 90% of spinal manipulation is delivered by chiropractors in the United States. (2) Your Largo chiropractor delivers specialized, research-based, safe, and gentle spinal manipulation for neck pain relief.


As an example of how a specific form of spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic flexion distraction, helps relieve pain, a patient case about a patient with neurofibromatosis who had headaches, temporomandibular discomfort as well as neck, scapular and lumbar pain, manually applied cervical spine flexion distraction spinal manipulation together with myofascial release, patient education about adapting her workplace ergonomics, and at-home care decreased her neck and thoracic spine pain as well as headache frequency. (3) Hollstrom & Associates Inc works one-on-one with each neck pain sufferer to give him/her the tools and knowledge to realize such relief.


Giving chronic nonspecific Largo neck pain patients things they can do to help themselves and to understand their neck pain enhances their outcomes. A study comparing therapeutic exercise alone to therapeutic exercise plus pain neuroscience education to assist their understanding of their condition found that the combination was more helpful. The combination reduced the patients’ pain-disability indices, pain catastrophizing thoughts, and fear-avoidance beliefs. (4) That is the goal of care for us at Hollstrom & Associates Inc: reduced pain.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Ben Glass on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses his use of manually delivered cervical spine Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction to deliver neck pain relief for a couple of patients troubled by painful disc herniations.

Schedule your Largo chiropractic appointment now. To those Largo neck pain sufferers not desiring too much treatment and testing, our spinal manipulation care may be just the treatment you need!

Hollstrom & Associates Inc delivers chiropractic spinal manipulation to decrease neck pain. Such spinal manipulation decreases the risk of treatment escalation. 
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