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Chiropractic Care Combined With Massage Therapy - The Benefits

The benefits of chiropractic care

Chiropractic care and massage therapy complement each other.

Your capability to bend your neck and back is due to the 75 vertebral joints from your base of your head to your tail bone. Moreover, the resting tension of neck and back muscles is controlled by the ligaments and cartilages of these 75 joints. As such, when some of these spinal joints are stiff or painful, then local neck or back muscles are signalled to tense up.

Healing any stiff or painful joint requires the joint to be properly mobile and aligned. The locally tense muscles can then finally loosen up with massage.

Chiropractic encompasses techniques to help your spinal joints to properly move and to heal. Chiropractic techniques include: spinal manipulative therapy (adjustments), mobilization (gentle treatment for necks), traction, trigger point therapy, myofascial release and cross-friction massage. Treatments often involve a combination of several of these techniques depending on your diagnostic needs.

To view Dr. Arthur’s CV on-line go to www.kerrisdalechiropractic.com

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