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December 2012

Chronic Neck Pain...pinched nerve?

If there is a pinched nerve, neck pain and/or arm pain and numbness and/or tingling will be reproduced when pressure is applied to these regions.  Other tests include testing reflexes and muscle strength in the arm.  When a nerve is pinched, the reflexes will be sluggish or absent and certain movements in the arm are weak when compared to the opposite side. 

Another very practical test is called the cervical (neck) distraction test where a traction force is applied to the neck.  When neck pain or arm pain is reduced, this means there is a pinched nerve.  This test is particularly useful because when neck pain and arm pain are reduced, the test supports the need for a treatment approach called cervical traction.  It has been reported that the use of cervical traction when applied 3x/day for 15 minutes each, at 8-12 pounds, 78% of 81 patients reported a significant improvement in symptoms, which is very effective.  Other forms of care that can be highly effective include spinal manipulation, spinal mobilization, certain exercises, physical therapy modalities, and certain medications.



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If you are suffering from Chronic Low Back and Neck Pain, Sciatica, a Herniated Disc, Bulging Disc, Spinal Stenosis, or Pinched Nerve... Then you can find out what one Saratoga Springs, New York doctor is doing that has everyone talking.

Serious back and neck pain in the form of sciatica, herniated disc, bulging disc, or spinal stenosis can be treated using non surgical spinal decompression. Learn more about this safe and easy back pain treatment offered by Foley Chiropractic, PC by reading about our chiropractic services; check out the spinal decompression reviews from our satisfied clients; read questions and answers about spinal decompression; do your own spinal decompression research; visit the spinal decompression education center; and read Foley Chiropractic, PC spinal decompression blog.

The Foley Chiropractic, PC is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and is proud to treat residents in Saratoga Springs, New York suffering from back and neck pain; including everyone in for conditions ranging from herniated disc to sciatica to spinal stenosis.