Natural Treatment for Sinus and Nose Problems
Often associated with either upper respiratory tract issues or abnormal craniofacial tensions, sinus and nose problems can include everything from sinusitis to long-term nasal congestion. If the underlying cause of your sinus or nose problem is craniofacial tension, then upper cervical chiropractic treatment could be the key to alleviating or even eliminating your discomfort.
Symptoms of Sinus and Nose Problems
With so many different kinds of sinus and nose problems, it’s often difficult to pinpoint an exact set of symptoms for any one condition. However, to give you an idea of what these conditions can entail, we’ve done our best to list some of the most common symptoms of sinus and nose problems:
- Tension headaches
- Facial pain
- Nasal discharge
- Nasal congestion
- Irritation in the throat
- Hoarse voice
How the Upper Cervical Spine Affects Sinus and Nose Problems
There is a direct causal relationship between the autonomic nerve centers in the spinal cord and corresponding nerves impulses in the sinus membranes. When there is a misalignment or impact trauma along the upper cervical spine, it can interrupt the neural pathways responsible for craniofacial tension control. Without targeted treatment, irregular tension control in this region can lead to a range of sinus issues, including excess mucous secretion, nasal inflammation, or even leakage of cerebrospinal fluid.
How Our Upper Cervical Treatment for Sinus and Nose Problems Works
The first step in our treatment program for sinus and nose problems is to identify whether a patient’s condition is connected to a misalignment in the upper cervical spine. To check for misalignments, we will utilize a range of objective chiropractic tests. If a misalignment is found, we may also perform a Cone Beam CT (CBCT) scan on the affected area. Less invasive than a regular X-Ray, the CBCT scan will help us determine the exact direction and precise angle of any vertebral misalignments.
Once we have completed this initial stage, the next step in the adjustment process is, you guessed it, correcting your misalignment. Don’t worry, unlike some chiropractors, our team is trained to only apply precise and gentle adjustment techniques — this means you’ll never experience painful cracking, twisting, or pulling on the spine and neck.
Our treatment program for sinus and nose problems is available in Las Vegas and the greater Clark County area. We also offer treatment and consultation in a number of neighboring states, including Utah, Arizona, and California.