Chiropractic Healing via Decompression of Nerves

Chiropractic is healing. Chiropractic decompresses compressed nerves. Compressed nerves cause pain. Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology is chiropractic healing for so many in Plymouth. New research is showing just how little compression can cause great damage. That’s where chiropractic comes into play. The premise of chiropractic itself is that neural compression causes human disease. It’s gratifying and encouraging to see research documenting this premise now. Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology welcomes such research.

Now, it takes amazingly little pressure to cause much pain. Your Plymouth chiropractor knows this. We hear so often “Doc, I didn’t do anything! This pain is horrible!” We know! This new paper shares that cell death and death of neurons in the dorsal root ganglion. Pressures as low as .3 MPA (43.5 psi) for just 10 minutes may be harmful to your spinal nerve cells. (1)

Another article shows a similar result. After just 10 minutes of 1-N compression (145 psi), the tibialis anterior muscle (located in the front of the leg) is affected adversely. Its nerve amplitude decreased to 69% of baseline. Researchers allowed the nerve a rest period and measured it again. The nerve amplitude returned to 98%. After 10 minutes of 2-N compression (290 psi) the tibialis anterior muscle decreased to 27% and after the recovery period, returned to just 30% of baseline. (2) Wow! That’s why Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology wants to see our Plymouth back pain and neck pain patients as soon as possible after the pain starts. Pressure on the nerves starts its deadly attack quickly.

Science and research continue to document the effectiveness of chiropractic care. Its gentle spinal manipulation technique, Cox Technic, safely and effectively reduces pressure on the nerves. Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology chooses Cox Technic for its evidence-based protocols (especially the 50% Rule) and well-documented outcomes.  It’s been shown to drop pressures in the lower back to as low as -192mm Hg pressure and in the cervical spine by 502mm Hg. (3,4,5,6)

So don’t let compression of your nerves and its resulting pain go too long. Trust your Plymouth chiropractor to decompress painful nerves. Contact Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology today.

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