Quick Answer: Can a chiropractor fix military neck?

Fortunately, many of the symptoms of military neck syndrome are treatable. To treat military neck syndrome, chiropractors typically use the Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic Technique, a system of precise, manual adjustments to correct spinal misalignments.

Can a chiropractor realign your neck?

The chiropractor gently pulls on the neck, stretching the cervical spine often varying the angle between flexion (forward) and extension (backward), based on comfort and searching for the correct angle to most efficiently reduce the tightness.

What happens if your neck is straight instead of curved?

When the neck becomes straight also known as ‘flat neck’ or ‘military neck’ then serious issues can evolve such as spinal compression and degeneration. It would also influence your load-carrying capacity and the increased stress may cause abnormal curves to develop.

What is Klippel Feil syndrome?

Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) is a rare skeletal disorder primarily characterized by abnormal union or fusion of two or more bones of the spinal column (vertebrae) within the neck (cervical vertebrae).

How do you realign your neck?

Use the cervical roll by lying on your back on a flat surface, then placing the roll at the base of your neck, so your neck naturally curves around it. The roll doesn’t go under your head — your head should not be propped up. If your head is propped up, you need to move the roll lower down your spine.

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Why does my neck crunch when I roll my head?

Neck cracking and grinding is thought to occur when structures in the cervical spine rub together and make sounds. One suggested cause of neck crepitus is the formation and collapse of tiny gas bubbles, caused by pressure changes within the joint.

Can you realign your spine without surgery?

While it could be possible to straighten a spine naturally without surgery, it would take an integrative approach designed and monitored by a specialist.

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