Benefits of Sandy Springs Chiropractic Treatment of the Thoracic Spine

Full spine care is offered at Cross Chiropractic Center. Benefits of Sandy Springs chiropractic treatment of the thoracic spine extend to the neck and low back. The thoracic spine impacts the cervical spine affects the lumbar spine. They are all interconnected! Recent research is suggesting that treating an adjoining area of the spine impacts the pain relief of the other. Cross Chiropractic Center treats the full spine of each of our Sandy Springs chiropractic patients for most advantage. Research is supporting this!


Neck pain and other cervical spine conditions limit motion in the neck. 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 increased 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 worked! (2) Sometimes it only takes one treatment. In this study, one thoracic manipulation visit similarly delivered pain relief at immediate-term follow-up for chronic neck pain patients as thoracic mobilization. (3) Your Sandy Springs chiropractor at Cross Chiropractic Center is well-trained in delivering thoracic spine manipulation that not only feels great but is quite relieving.


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 suffering with neurofibromatosis (type 1) along with neck, scapula, lumbar and temporomandibular pain and headache describes relief with chiropractic care. Cervical spine flexion distraction spinal manipulation in conjunction with myofascial release, ergonomic patient education, and active care recommendations decreased neck pain and headache frequency. Her chronic tightness and pain in the cervicothoracic regions and lumbar spine where the neurofibroma had been removed were eased too. (4) Your Sandy Springs chiropractor is certain to tackle the primary and any contributing factors to your spine pain condition. Pain relief is the goal!

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

Make your next Sandy Springs chiropractic appointment with Cross Chiropractic Center. It’s all linked together: the neck, the mid-spine, the low back. Pain in one spot may be eased by treating adjoining spots. Chiropractic care at Cross Chiropractic Center is full spine!

Cross Chiropractic Center wonders at the benefit of thoracic spine treatment beyond the thoracic spine to help even neck and back pain.  
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