Why is back pain so common? There is more than one answer to that question. A large number of back pain people suffer because of the following three reasons:
The human body is designed to flourish and thrive. Under perfect conditions, it does just that. When there are faults, deficiencies, and loss of coordination within the body, it fails to meet it’s potential. This complex organism is controlled by the brain.
In normal anatomy, the proximity of the internal jugular veins and the atlas (the first vertebra in the neck) may create a precarious situation.
We all understand that the brain controls every function in our body. Every organ, muscle and tissue has a connection with the brain by through the nervous system.
The upper cervical spine is a complex anatomical structure. In this section, we are interested in the Atlanto-Occipital joint and Atlanto-Axial joint. Let’s look at each bone segment individually.
A vertebral misalignment or chiropractic subluxation is when one vertebrae in the moves out of it’s designed placement and creates dysfunction to the joint and associated structures.
The human body is designed to flourish and thrive. Under perfect conditions, it does just that. A well-functioning frame may not be immune to health struggles, but it will be able to overcome challenges quicker and with less stress on the system.