The Novelli Wellness Center Knows Anatomy Well, Knows Your Spine Well

Your Buffalo, NY chiropractor understands your spine! The Novelli Wellness Center knows anatomy. Back in chiropractic school, your chiropractor learned a lot about anatomy of the spine and utilizes that knowledge every day. Knowing the anatomy of the spine is always at the forefront of your chiropractor’s mind as you and each spine pain, neck pain, back pain patient walks through the door! It is so exciting! (Aren’t you happy someone finds it exciting?)

LEARNING ANATOMY IN SCHOOL

Going through school, we’re all guilty of learning only to pass an exam. Going to professional school, such learning is more important than ever since it will impact 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 teaching during chiropractic school was beneficial for clinical practice, allowing better understanding, application, and analysis of anatomical information to justify a clinical decision in their daily clinical practice. (1) An Australian report of chiropractors compared their knowledge of anatomy to that of chiropractic students. The chiropractic practitioners reported that they knew their anatomy and proved it by taking a test of their knowledge. This was compared to the equivalent in their chiropractic student counterparts. The chiropractors demonstrated that they kept their knowledge of anatomy - and knew they did! – breaking the thought that chiropractic practitioners may not keep it after a period of time. Knowledge of anatomy is used every day in chiropractic practice, and chiropractors understand their anatomy. (2) Your Buffalo, NY chiropractor does! We will be happy to talk about it!

SPINAL ANATOMY KNOWLEDGE PUT TO USE IN CHIROPRACTIC CLINICAL PRACTICE

Performing spinal manipulation every day utilizes knowledge of the spine’s anatomy every day. The most common reasons people reported seeking chiropractic care were low back pain (49.7%), neck pain (22.5%), and extremity issues (10.0%). The typical treatment they received 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 emerge in the medical literature as well like potential cardiovascular benefit. In a placebo-controlled, assessor-blinded, randomized trial, researchers reported on 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 stated that musculoskeletal pain increased the risk of cardiovascular events. (4) Come experience 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 describes thoracic spine treatment in this case for pain relief of a disc herniation performing the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Schedule your Buffalo, NY appointment with The Novelli Wellness Center. Spinal anatomy knowledge is put to good use to ease spine, back, neck, and musculoskeletal pain. We’re excited to share our knowledge of anatomy and spinal care with you!

 
The Novelli Wellness Center understands spinal anatomy well – a benefit to everyday chiropractic practice! 
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