Nov 21, 2006

Neck Update #2

I’m sure you’ve seen the cartoon with the cat standing there minding his own business. Then the dog sneaks up behind the cat and barks. Next thing you know the cat has its claws sunk into the ceiling, hanging upside down, holding on for dear life!

I had another appointment with the chiropractor Monday. Ice and electro-therapy first to loosen up the muscles. Ahh… Felt great. Adjustments to my spine went fairly well. Time to turn over for the neck adjustment. It went fairly well until he started feeling up the right side of my neck. It all happened so fast! He pressed on THAT spot and I about flew off the table and hit the ceiling… just like the cat! I must’ve scared the doc cuz he jumped back with his hands in the air. Breathing heavily and tears filling my eyes, I apologized. He said there’s still a knot of muscles on the side of my neck, but everything moved much better than on Sat. I have another appointment tonight.

I can almost turn my head all the way to the right, but I still can’t tip my head very far to the right. Try as I might, I can’t get it there. Continued heat/cold therapy at home and I’m suppose to rest as much as possible. I had a hard time doing my hair this morning before work.


Anonymous said...

It will get there in time I am sure. Please take care of yourself and I hope you feel all better soon!

Cindy said...

You poor thing, you are really having a time with your neck. I really hope that the next appoitment goes even better and that you are all well soon!! I get a catch in my neck ever so often and have to wear a neck brace for a few days along with cold and heat until it calms down. IT is just horrible, you are in my thoughts!

Stitchingnow said...

That's bad but I guess next time he will be wearry of touching you. LOL. Wish you all the best.

Barbara said...

Oh, I sure hope your neck gets better real soon. It's gotta be a real pain in the neck to deal with........sorry for the bad humor. Would have loved to see the look on the doc's face when he jumped back away from you. That'll teach him to find a way to help you heal without causing you anymore pain. :-)
Barb in TX