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Ashburn Thoracic Spine Pain Helped by Chiropractic Care

For those of us dealing with thoracic (mid-spine) pain, chiropractic spinal manipulation therapy can be an effective approach to reduce symptoms and improve our quality of life. This type of care focuses on biomechanical parameters to help enhance clinical outcomes, such as increasing range of motion and decreasing pain levels. Let's explore the ways in which this type of therapy can help Ashburn thoracic spine pain patients find relief at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn.


Thoracic pain is a kind of back pain that affects the middle part of your spine, called the thoracic spine region. This area includes your chest wall, ribs, and lungs. The most common causes of thoracic pain involve sprain or strain of muscle, injury to a disc, spinal stenosis, pinched nerve in the spine, and/or facet joint dysfunction. Other contributors may include bad posture or an injury to the shoulder or arm that involves pressure on the nerves in this area. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn can figure this out with a thorough examination of your spine.


Chiropractors like yours at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn are well trained in the identification and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions like thoracic pain. They use a hands-on approach to diagnose and treat these conditions using a variety of techniques such as manual adjustments, electrical stimulation therapy, exercises, and other modalities to lower inflammation and enhance range of motion in involved areas. Through regular visits with their Ashburn chiropractor for spinal manipulation and mobilization and treatment plans customized specifically for them, patients suffering from thoracic pain can find relief without having to take medications or having to undergo surgery.


Chiropractic spinal manipulation and mobilization is a form of hands-on treatment using precise force, pressure, and direction to relieve spinal pain. Cox® Technic is one very gentle form of treatment that is segment specific, stretches spinal tissues, and eases pain. The applied forces can be calculated specifically with proper equipment. Such precision benefits those with thoracic pain. Research has shown that this type of treatment can reduce stiffness in the spine and relax muscles to help relieve pain levels. One new study of patients with chronic thoracic pain found that spinal manipulation reduced pain intensity, disability, spinal stiffness, and tenderness. (1) Another report stated that patients who were “responders” to spinal manipulation for non-specific thoracic spine pain relief were those whose expectations of improvement and comfort during spinal manipulation were optimistic. (2) So come for thoracic spine treatment with a positive attitude! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is here.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Kurt Olding on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates relieving treatment of a thoracic disc herniation with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

If you are seeking a conservative means to manage your mid-back pain, schedule a Ashburn chiropractic appointment with Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn today!

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