What causes Subluxation? Can Singapore Chiropractic Help?

Subluxation is a misalignment at the top bones of the neck (Upper Cervical, this results in occlusion of the space where the information comes out of the brain, pressure on the brain stem, and interference in the messages the brain and body send to each other via your nerves.

Understanding the causes of subluxation is essential for addressing this condition effectively.

This Subluxation may be caused due to:

1. Physical stress. Such as a fall, accident, injury or a repetitive problem, such as sitting a certain way or your posture.

2. Chemical stresses. Such as unhealthy foods, drinking, smoking or medication, or even a physiological issue, such as a bacterial or viral infection.

3. Mental or emotional stresses of life, such as issues at work, issues at home or personal issues

I understand the last 2 may sound a bit strange and you’re wondering how a cold or an argument can affect the bones in your neck. The cause of the bones mis-aligning is usually physical originally, resulting in a weakened, susceptible position.  Adding chemical and mental stress will result in that predisposed weakness being more likely to become a problem (Read more about Stress).

Watch this video to understand more about these stresses:

Think of it a bit like yourself at work, you already have all your work to do and then a boss comes in and gives you more to do and you cant do it all, you crash! The same happens with these stresses, the mental stress may not be the full cause, but it can trigger the physical problem.

This Subluxation can result in migraines, headaches, vertigo, neck pain or other neurological problems.

FAQs

What are the common symptoms of subluxation?

Common symptoms of subluxation include neck or back pain, limited range of motion, muscle stiffness, headaches, and tingling or numbness in the extremities.

Can stress contribute to subluxation?

Yes, chronic stress can lead to muscle tension and tightness, which can contribute to subluxation. Chiropractors can provide techniques to manage stress and prevent subluxations.

How can lifestyle factors affect the development of subluxation?

Sedentary lifestyle, poor ergonomics, repetitive motions, and improper lifting techniques can all contribute to subluxation. Chiropractors in Singapore can provide guidance on lifestyle modifications to prevent subluxation.

Can subluxation occur in children and infants?

Yes, subluxation can occur in individuals of all ages, including children and infants. Birth trauma, falls, and poor posture can contribute to subluxation in pediatric patients.

Are there any preventive measures to avoid subluxation?

Maintaining good posture, engaging in regular exercise, practicing stress management techniques, and seeking regular chiropractic care can help prevent subluxation.

Can subluxation affect overall health and well-being?

Yes, subluxation can interfere with the nervous system’s proper functioning, leading to various health issues. Chiropractors in Singapore focus on restoring spinal alignment to promote overall health and well-being.

Since 2013, Upper Cervical Chiropractor, DC. Shaan Rai helped patients achieve greater health at affordable pricing, relocating to Singapore in 2016 and founding Vitality Chiropractic Centres. He has an impressive track record in providing relief and solutions for people who experience nerve system problems, such as headaches, migraines, dizziness, vertigo or neurological conditions.

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For a Complimentary, no-obligation call with the Chiropractor or to book a Consultation, call +65 8438 9550 or email help@vitalitychiropracticcentres.com to find out if we can help you at our]Chiropractic Clinic in Singapore.

Written by

Shaan Rai (Chiropractic, Singapore)

Shaan (UK) is based in Singapore. He is a GCC registered Singapore Chiropractor, completing a 5 year course at AECC, attaining his Masters in Chiropractic. His career has been specialised in neurological cases, such as migraines and vertigo. He is the Vuce President and Chairman for Outreach & Charity for Alliance of Chiropractic (AoC) and is a founder of Vitality Chiropractic Singapore. He developed the NeuroPro method, combining Upper Cervical techniques with Functional Neurology Rehab.

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