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Case study with neck/back pain/shoulder restriction due to restricted hypomobile ribcage.

Do you know traumas can affect thoracic function such as falls on or blows to the shoulder, chest, and back. For example, Motor vehicle accidents can provoke multiple thoracic restrictions due to the seat-belt life protection. According to the Barrel intuition research study, the thorax can be highly deformable and compensate for trauma for a auto vehicle accident. Sometimes sports injuries also lead to rib dysfunctions and restrict the normal breathing movement.


During our practice at Pure Wellness, we have witnessed the many clients came for the neck and shoulder osteopathic treatment after chronic suffered shoulder and neck pain /restriction. Some clients had a car accident or multiple car accidents for many years ago. It presented with post-traumatic back pain or shoulder injury or the short of breath or body tension from neck to toe.


During the body alignment examination, we found out that the inner fascia restriction as the head position was pulled on one side when nodding or the ribcage was pulled on one side when forward bending. During the pain points examination, we discovered many sore and tender points hidden inside the intercostal spaces together. Sometimes the clients reported the sudden onset of local chest, back or scapular pain with movement of the thoracic cavity when they breathing, coughing or sneezing,


After two treatments of spinal type 1 or type 2 spinal lesions and follow up session for rib dysfunctions and stretch therapy to reset the normal range of motion of the shoulder joint, my clients have achieve the pain free and free movement for their on-going chronic shoulder and upper back and neck pain.


Osteopathy is a pseudoscientific system of alternative medicine that emphasizes physical manipulation of the body's muscle tissue and bones. Let Osteopathy help your on-going shoulder or back or neck pain.



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