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Peoria Chiropractic Care Helps Get Your Head on Straight for Neck Pain Relief

Ever heard the saying “get your head on straight”?  It has an entirely different meaning to your Peoria chiropractor at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture. Your chiropractor actually looks at how your head is aligned on your neck. That alignment – or misalignment – may cause discomfort, neck pain, with or without shoulder pain.  Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture eases such pain gently and successfully for Peoria neck pain and Peoria shoulder pain patients. Peoria chiropractic care is evidence-based and has research-documented protocols for neck pain relief.


Do you find that your head sits forward on your neck? This is a common condition in us humans. It can cause neck and shoulder pain, headache and loss of neck motion (such as turning to look behind to back up your car). Chiropractors like yours at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture have a specific form of Peoria spinal manipulation to help this condition called Cox® Flexion Distraction Decompression spinal manipulation. The treatment is based on the anatomical changes verified in biomechanical research studies to occur when this spinal manipulation is given. Namely the increase in the size of the opening through which the nerve passes, the reduction of the pressure inside the intervertebral disc, the increased disc space height, the recovery of normal ranges of motion of the neck, and the establishment of spinal cord stimulation to create chemical changes that reduce pain. Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture has research studies that provide evidence of these pain-relieving changes for which Peoria neck pain patients choose care at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture.  Peoria chiropractic care at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture is based on such studies.


A research study published in December 2017 demonstrated that spinal manipulation - like that delivered at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture - accomplishes this pain relief. It is given in the upper thoracic spine (between the upper shoulder areas). (1) The treatment can be done on specially designed spinal manipulation tables for treating such conditions. This research paper reported that there was increased range of motion, improved positioning of the head on the neck, decreased neck and head pain and lessened disability. So, if you or a loved one or friend finds this description to fit your neck and head posture, obtain care at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture for this specialized type of spinal manipulation. It is gentle and effective.

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Listen to this PODCAST from THE BACK DOCTORS PODCAST series about a exasperated neck pain and shoulder pain patient who ultimately attained relief from his local chiropractic back pain specialist using Cox® Technic after conventional medical care wasn’t helping him.

Schedule a Peoria chiropractic appointment for relief of your Peoria neck pain and shoulder pain … and get your head on straight!

Peoria chiropractic at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture helps relieve neck and shoulder pain. 
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