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Sustained Cervical Extension

Mckenzie method Chiropractor West Loop Chicago

This exercise is a common progression for patients who have found some relief from our usual dose of chiropractic adjustments and mckenzie method treatment, but their neck pain isn't going away completely.  By sustaining a position for longer a period of time, we actually increase the amount of force being placed on tissues.  So, if some is good, more may be better.  Check out the video to see if sustained cervical extension may be the extra step you need to knock out neck pain. 

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Dr. Todd Peterson, DC, Cert MDT. Dr. Todd Peterson Dr. Todd Peterson is a chiropractor and certified provider for Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT, aka the McKenzie Method). Dr. Peterson played football at the University of Nebraska, where he was a 4 year letter winner and Academic All American. He briefly played professional football in 2009 before returning to Chiropractic School in 2010. He earned his doctor of chiropractic (DC) degree from National University of Health Sciences in 2013, graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors.

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