Chiropractor - Upper Darby
8003 West Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082
(610) 446-5777

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The more you understand your body and how it functions, the better equipped you'll be at taking care of yourself to achieve optimal health. Our team of chiropractic professionals empower patients to take charge of your own health and future, educating you about your condition to decrease your need for future care. We've included the Patient Education section on our website to provide you with valuable, practical wellness information which you can incorporate into your lifestyle to improve the quality of your life. We hope you will turn to these pages whenever you have a question about health related issues and urge you to contact Dr. Schulman at (610)446-5777.

The soft tissues that envelop and support your spine make up an intricate network of muscles.

With the help of your body's abdominal muscles, this network helps to keep your body stabilized and upright, and allows it to bend and flex.

The types of muscles that support your spine include:
  • Extensors - These are composed of back and gluteal muscles. These muscles help keep your back straight, assist in efforts involving lifting, and moving your thigh away from the body.
  • Flexors - These are your abdominal and iliopsoas muscle, which support the spine from the front. They also control the arch of your lower back and move the thigh in toward the body.
  • Obliques (also called rotators) - These "side" muscles stabilize your spine when you are standing upright, and help rotate your spine and maintain proper posture and spinal curvature.

Dr. Jack A. Schulman

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