stages_of_spinal_degenerationOnce a Structural Shift is present and disrupting the spinal nerves and or spinal cord, it can create many secondary conditions, or symptoms. The reason they are called the secondary condition is because the result from the primary condition. The Structural Shift, which is the underlying cause. The location of the Structural Shift determines which nerves will be disrupted and give us an idea about your secondary conditions.

Think about your house for a moment. While it may be difficult to detect a shift in the foundation, we may very quickly notice a crack in the wall. A while later, we may see the ceiling start to crack, and then a door become stuck and difficult to open. These Secondary Conditions point towards a problem with the structure of your house.

Rather than just patching the cracks in the wall or shaving off the top of the stuck door, Structural Chiropractors work on addressing the underlying Structural Shift.
Secondary Conditions may include:

Muscle Spasm/Tightness
Low Back Pain
Acute Whiplash Disorders
Shoulder pain
Frozen Shoulder
Arm Pain
Hip osteoarthritis
Leg Pain
Migraine Headache
Cervicogenic Headache
Cervicogenic Dizziness
Extremity Joint Conditions
Neck Pain
TMJ syndrome
Knee pain
Gait abnormalities
Vertigo / Dizziness

What to expect