Neck Pain: Don't Let It Cramp Your Style - Causes and Treatments
Do you feel like you're carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? Neck pain can be a real pain in the neck, but you're not alone! In fact, it's estimated that up to 70% of people will experience neck pain at some point in their lives.
The good news is that neck pain is often treatable and preventable. One of the first steps is identifying the common causes of neck pain, which include poor posture, injuries, stress, and even sleeping in an awkward position.
Understanding Neck Pain
Neck pain can be caused by a variety of factors, and it is a very common complaint among people of all ages. There several common causes that can result in neck pain:
Poor posture, particularly when working at a desk or using a computer for extended periods of time. This can cause the neck muscles to become strained, leading to pain and discomfort.
Injury, such as whiplash from a car accident or a sports injury. These types of injuries can cause damage to the muscles, ligaments, and nerves in the neck, leading to pain and stiffness.
Degenerative conditions such as arthritis and herniated discs can also lead to neck pain, as these conditions can cause pressure on the nerves and muscles in the neck.
Stress, which can cause tension in the neck muscles, and poor sleeping habits, which can cause stiffness and discomfort.
It's important to identify the underlying cause of neck pain in order to properly treat it and prevent it from becoming a chronic issue. Chiropractic care, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes such as improving posture and incorporating relaxation techniques can all be effective in managing and preventing neck pain.
Potential Treatment Options
Dr. Madison takes a personalized approach to assess your unique situation and determine the most effective treatment options for your neck pain. Our modern clinic offers a range of advanced therapies and techniques to target the root cause of your discomfort, including expert adjustments and innovative treatments. Take a look at some of the examples below to see how we can help you feel your best.
Advanced technology used for adjusting, can provide pinpoint and gentle relief for neck pain.
EMS (Electrical Muscle Stimulation)
EMS aids in getting muscles moving properly again and achieving better muscular balance.
Advanced technology to target muscular problems causing associated neck pain.
Hot and cold packs are frequently used with other techniques to provide more targeted relief.
Traditional adjustment for releasing your neck and getting it moving freely again.