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Benefits of La Grande Chiropractic Treatment of the Thoracic Spine

Full spine care is offered at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC. Benefits of La Grande chiropractic treatment of the thoracic spine extend to the neck and low back. The thoracic spine impacts the cervical spine affects the lumbar spine. They are all interconnected! New research is suggesting that treating an adjoining section of the spine impacts the relief of pain in the other. Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC treats the full spine of each of our La Grande chiropractic patients for most advantage. Research is supporting this!


Neck pain and other cervical spine conditions restrict motion in the neck. Thoracic spine spinal manipulation enhanced neck function for patients with chronic or recurrent neck or shoulder pain with or without arm pain who had suffered with such pain for at least 3 months. Thoracic spine manipulation efficiently enhanced flexion and rotation of the cervical region. (1) Another study used thoracic spine manipulation to decrease neck pain and enhance cervical spine range of motion in patients with mechanical neck pain and cervicothoracic junction dysfunction. It worked! (2) Sometimes it only needs one treatment. In this report, one thoracic manipulation session comparably provided pain relief at immediate-term follow-up for chronic neck pain patients as thoracic mobilization. (3) Your La Grande chiropractor at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC is well-trained in providing thoracic spine manipulation that not only feels great but is quite alleviating.


Patients with neck pain and cervical spine motion restriction may arise with other issues that need relief, too. A case report of a female patient suffering with neurofibromatosis (type 1) along with neck, scapula, lumbar and temporomandibular discomfort and headache explains relief with chiropractic care. Cervical spine flexion distraction spinal manipulation along with myofascial release, ergonomic patient education, and active care tips lessened neck pain and headache frequency. Her chronic tightness and pain in the cervicothoracic regions and lumbar spine due to removal of the neurofibroma were eased as well. (4) Your La Grande chiropractor is certain to address the primary and any contributing factors to your spine pain condition. Relief of pain is the goal!

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr.  Kurt Olding on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes care with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for patients suffering with thoracic disc herniations. Thoracic spine chiropractic care can be very specific in treatment of specific thoracic spine pain conditions as well!                                     

Schedule your next La Grande chiropractic appointment with Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC. It is all connected: the neck, the mid-spine, the low back. Pain in one area may be relieved by treating adjacent areas. Chiropractic care at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC addresses the full spine!

Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC wonders at the benefit of thoracic spine treatment beyond the thoracic spine to help even neck and back pain.  
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