Benefits of Manchester Chiropractic Treatment of the Thoracic Spine

Full spine care is delivered at Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries. Manchester chiropractic treatment of the thoracic spine benefits mid-spine pain as well as neck and low back pain even. The thoracic spine affects the cervical spine impacts the lumbar spine. They’re all interconnected! Recent research is describing how treating an adjoining area of the spine impacts the relief of pain in the other. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries treats the full spine of each of our Manchester chiropractic patients for most advantage. Research is reinforcing this!


Neck pain and other cervical spine conditions limit cervical spine motion. Thoracic spine spinal manipulation enhanced neck function for patients with chronic or recurrent neck or shoulder pain with or without arm pain who had experienced such pain for a minimum of 3 months. Thoracic spine manipulation effectively enhanced flexion and rotation of the cervical region. (1) Another study used thoracic spine manipulation to decrease neck pain and better cervical spine range of motion in patients with mechanical neck pain and cervicothoracic junction dysfunction. It succeeded! (2) Sometimes it only needs one treatment. In this report, one thoracic manipulation visit comparably provided pain relief at immediate-term follow-up for chronic neck pain patients as thoracic mobilization. (3) Your Manchester chiropractor at Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries is well-trained in delivering thoracic spine manipulation that not only feels great but is quite alleviating.


Patients with neck pain and cervical spine motion restriction may come with other conditions that need relief, too. A case report of a female patient experiencing neurofibromatosis (type 1) along with neck, scapula, lumbar and temporomandibular pain and headache explains relief with chiropractic care. Cervical spine flexion distraction spinal manipulation in conjunction with myofascial release, ergonomic patient education, and active care tips lessened neck pain and headache frequency. The chronic tightness and pain in the cervicothoracic regions and lumbar spine where the neurofibroma had been removed were relieved as well. (4) Your Manchester chiropractor is certain to tackle the primary and any influencing aspects to your spine pain condition. Relief of pain is the aim!

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr.  Kurt Olding on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he shares care with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for patients experiencing thoracic disc herniations. Thoracic spine chiropractic care can be very specific in care of specific thoracic spine pain conditions like this, too!                                     

Make your next Manchester chiropractic appointment with Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries. It’s all linked together: the neck, the mid-spine, the low back. Pain in one area may be eased by treating adjoining spots. Chiropractic care at Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries is full spine!

Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries wonders at the benefit of thoracic spine treatment beyond the thoracic spine to help even neck and back pain.  
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