Thoracic Spine and Mobility
The Thoracic Spine is located in the mid to upper portions of the back. The vertebrae within this section of the spine are unlike others. Spanning outward, the thoracic vertebrae provide the ability to bend and touch our toes. Most are connected to your rib cage, which holds extreme importance and limited mobility. We want to keep as much of that mobility for as long as we can and Chiropractic care along with various exercises can do just that!
In regards to cases we have seen at Lowcountry Chiropractic, the main causes of discomfort to the Thoracic Spine are stress and poor posture. It comes at no surprise that your spine is an important part of your body, as the protector of your spinal chord, you need to learn ways to care for it.
Three ways to care for your Thoracic Spine and it’s mobility:
Utilizing these tools can assist you in a healthier and more fulfilling life. Mobility is so important to everyone, and we want to make sure you sustain it! Visit Lowcountry Chiropractic if you are having trouble with your Thoracic Spine, today!
It is amazing to learn how the various systems in our bodies work together to allow us to live fulfilling lives. It is also very interesting how the different systems correlate with one another. Chiropractic benefits every system within the body. Here are a few examples of ailments that do not particularly pertain to the nervous system, yet chiropractic practices assist in the relief of their symptoms.
Allergies are an extremely common seasonal influx that affects millions of people around the world. Chiropractic care focuses on the nervous system by aligning the nerves within the body. This allows the nerves proper function to fight against the irritants causing the allergies. If you have trouble with allergies, a good idea would be to try chiropractic for the relief of allergy symptoms.
Acid reflux can put a damper on your day. When adjusting the spine, a chiropractor can relieve pressure from the stomach which helps manage acid reflux. Your chiropractor can also correct your joints throughout your entire body to gain proper function. The Lowcountry chiropractic staff is looking out for your well being and will assist you in managing a healthy weight, which can benefit acid reflux relief. Since the body and its systems are fully connected, this relieves your digestive system as well.
Digestive issues can range from a stomach ache to a severe bowel disease. Chiropractic care can assist patients with their care plan. The idea revolves around inflammation within the body and misalignment. A chiropractor can eliminate inflammation within the body to promote healing. If you are suffering from digestive issues, talk to your doctor about adding a chiropractor to your healthcare team. Lowcountry chiropractic would love to help you!
Sciatica pain originates in the lower lumbar region of the spine which begins to gravitate down the legs. Each patient has a different level of pain associated with their Sciatica. Nerve compression is the main cause of Sciatica and can be treated with chiropractic care through spinal manipulation and other therapies such as TENS (electrical nerve stimulation).
Insomnia chiropractic care is all about aligning your body to its natural state. When your body is out of alignment, discomfort can be the main symptom. Discomfort at night can cause little to no sleep, also referred to as insomnia. Having a chiropractor properly align your spine and joints can make your body feel comfortable enough to get a good night's sleep.
Energy is a large problem among adults in today's world. Chiropractic care through adjustments can make the body feel energized. After your treatment, your chiropractor will suggest that once you get home to drink water and rest. After you do this, you may be sore but once your body gets used to being aligned correctly, you will have more energy than before.
Come on in to Lowcountry Chiropractic and let us help you align your body and treat it the way it deserves to be treated!
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