Amelia Chiropractic Clinic Knows Anatomy Well, Knows Your Spine Well

Your Fernandina Beach chiropractor understands your spine! Amelia Chiropractic Clinic knows anatomy. Back in chiropractic school, your chiropractor learned a lot about anatomy of the spine and utilizes that knowledge daily. Knowing the anatomy of the spine is continually at the forefront of your chiropractor’s mind as you and each spine pain, neck pain, back pain patient comes through the door! It is so exciting! (Aren’t you happy someone finds it exciting?)

LEARNING ANATOMY IN SCHOOL

When we were in school, we were all guilty of learning just to pass a test. When in professional school, such learning is more vital than ever since it will affect everyday work. (How much do you remember from your school days?) An international survey of chiropractors and anatomists described that chiropractors thought that a higher level of anatomy instruction during chiropractic school was beneficial for clinical practice, allowing better understanding, application, and analysis of anatomical material to substantiate a clinical decision in their daily clinical practice. (1) An Australian study of chiropractors compared their knowledge of anatomy to that of chiropractic students. The chiropractic practitioners reported that they knew their anatomy and proved it in a test showing their knowledge. This was compared to the equivalent in their chiropractic student counterparts. The chiropractors showed that they retained their knowledge of anatomy - and knew they did! – contradicting the thought that chiropractic practitioners may not keep it after a period of time. Knowledge of anatomy is used daily in chiropractic practice, and chiropractors understand their anatomy. (2) Your Fernandina Beach chiropractor does! We will be happy to talk about it!

SPINAL ANATOMY KNOWLEDGE PUT TO USE IN CHIROPRACTIC CLINICAL PRACTICE

Applying spinal manipulation every day uses knowledge of the spine’s anatomy every day. The most common reasons people said they sought chiropractic care were low back pain (49.7%), neck pain (22.5%), and extremity issues (10.0%). The most common treatment they experienced were spinal manipulation (79.3%), soft tissue therapy (35.1%), and formal patient education (31.3%). (3) Spinal conditions get a lot of attention from chiropractic patients and their chiropractors, of course! But fortunate side effects of chiropractic care materialize in the medical literature as well like potential cardiovascular benefit. In a placebo-controlled, assessor-blinded, randomized trial, researchers described the immediate effects of manual therapy to the upper thoracic spine on cardiovascular autonomic control of patients with musculoskeletal pain (ie, back pain, spine pain, neck pain, etc.). The researchers explained that musculoskeletal pain increased the risk of cardiovascular events. (4) Come feel these benefits of chiropractic treatment based on knowledge of the spine’s anatomy.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Kurt Olding on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he shares the case of thoracic spine treatment in this case for pain relief of a disc herniation using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Schedule your Fernandina Beach appointment with Amelia Chiropractic Clinic. Spinal anatomy knowledge is put to good use to relieve spine, back, neck, and musculoskeletal pain. We’re excited to share our knowledge of anatomy and spinal care with you!

 
Amelia Chiropractic Clinic understands spinal anatomy well – a benefit to everyday chiropractic practice! 
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