“Roll over. You’re snoring!”
Sound familiar? Lots of Richmond couples have the same issue when one person snores when he or she sleeps. (Yes, women snore! For every 2 to 3 men diagnosed, one woman is. (1) 22 million Americans have sleep apnea. (2) ) Sleep apnea is rampant, and the snorers and their partners want some relief!
Your Richmond chiropractor keeps up on interesting new research like this that just came out about neck pain conditions as potential culprits for sleep apnea. Johnson Chiropractic treats these conditions for Richmond neck pain patients every day. First, let’s look at the new research paper then consider how chiropractic care may help relieve these neck pain conditions gently and safely.
Disc degeneration (osteophytes), arthritis, and even neck fusion surgery may contribute to sleep apnea. Researchers point out that misaligned vertebrae, the bones of the spine, in the upper neck are of particular concern. (3) None of these worry your Richmond chiropractor. Johnson Chiropractic offers gentle chiropractic care in the form of Cox Technic.
Johnson Chiropractic cares for patients with neck pain by first taking a thorough history and performing many tests during the examination to pinpoint the cause of neck pain. A treatment plan to include chiropractic care as appropriate would be established. Your chiropractor fully realizes the close proximity of the cervical spine to the upper airway where snoring and sleep apnea result. Caution is always prudent. Our treatment is always doctor-controlled and specific, noting your spine’s reaction to treatment throughout and adapting as needed. Your Richmond neck pain is in great hands!
So if you and/or a loved one suffers with sleep apnea and neck pain, contact Johnson Chiropractic. Let’s explore another avenue for your care and Richmond pain relief.
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