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Preventing Neck Injury – El Paso Chiropractor Call: 915-850-0900

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A broken neck, or cervical fracture, is diagnosed when a single or multiple of the seven cervical vertebrae in your neck suffer an injury that results in a fracture, break or crack, in the bone. Trauma to the cervical spine resulting in injury are known to be fairly common, especially among athletes but a broken neck usually leads to further complications and pain. There’s various ways of preventing a fracture to your cervical spine.

The neck is a very important structure that supports the head, connecting it to the shoulders and the body as well as protecting the spinal nerve roots that connect from the brain to the rest of the body. Avoiding injury is optimal for everyone as a fractured neck can result in serious complications depending on the degree of the injury.

Dr. Alex Jimenez D.C.,C.C.S.T’s insight:

Various precautions may be followed in order to prevent a neck fracture. The key factor for preventing a neck injury is to warm up before starting physical activity. Starting out your work out routines with a couple of stretches may not always be enough, you may want to include a series of aerobic exercises to release the muscles. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.

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Dr. Alex Jimenez D.C.,C.C.S.T

Welcome-Bienvenido's to our blog. We focus on treating severe spinal disabilities and injuries. We also treat Sciatica, Neck and Back Pain, Whiplash, Headaches, Knee Injuries, Sport Injuries, Dizziness, Poor Sleep, Arthritis. We use advanced proven therapies focused on optimal mobility, health, fitness, and structural conditioning. We use Individualized Diet Plans, Specialized Chiropractic Techniques, Mobility-Agility Training, Adapted Cross-Fit Protocols and the "PUSH System" to treat patients suffering from various injuries and health problems. If you would like to learn more about a Doctor of Chiropractic who uses advanced progressive techniques to facilitate complete physical health, please connect with me. We a focus on simplicity to help restore mobility and recovery. I'd love to see you. Connect!

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