Have you ever woke up with a crick in your neck? Are you living with a stiff neck? Is it hard for you to do certain movements with your neck? You might be living with chronic neck pain. Neck pain is inflammation of the vertebrae causing the bones and muscles to be in shock. There are numerous of ways people develop pain. Whiplash is a very common way people develop neck pain. Whiplash is the result of a powerful movement from swaying your head back and forth. Age is also a factor in developing pain such as Cervical Spondylosis. Even as simple as tension headaches or stress can cause neck pain.
Neck Pain Symptoms
There is a wide range of symptoms that pain can cause, it varies person to person. Stiff neck is the most common symptom because of the soreness in the muscles. A stiff neck can also be followed by a sharp or stabbing pain. It is also common in some cases that people can develop tingling sensations in other areas of the body such as the shoulders, fingers, hands, and arms. All of these symptoms can affect daily activities that can be irritating to a lot of people. An imbalance of coordination can be shifted and holding items can become difficult depending on the area of pain.
At Home Remedies
Depending on the severity of pain, at home remedies can treat the area effectively. In the initial stages, one must apply ice to reduce muscle spasms. Heat pads can also be used to calm and relax the muscles. Gently massaging the area can reduce tension around the neck. Over the counter medicine can also be a positive alternative to relieve pain, but keep in mind to not keep these substances as a clutch. If you can try to take a few days off from doing the activity that might have developed the pain, to begin with. Remember it is important to build healthy habits and as simple as good posture can have significant improvements in neck pain.
Healing Neck Pain With Chiropractic Care
For many people, simple home remedies might not cut it when treating pain around the neck. Chiropractic care is an excellent way to reduce pain and prevent further discomfort to form. This is a hands-on treatment that manipulates muscles that allows the body to heal itself. Chiropractors loosen the joints to help them become relaxed. Many patients do not have to lean towards self-medication because chiropractic care does the work for you. Depending on the severity of the pain, patients may need to visit a chiropractor multiple times, but in most cases, many people notice immediate result after one treatment.
Our Treatment Plan
We design every treatment plan for each patient individually for them based on their health needs. Our doctor Dr. Steve Lininger and team of specialists will make you feel comfortable throughout your entire visit to our offices. It is important for us to design each treatment plan according to the pain the patient is experiencing. We use traditional chiropractic adjustments methods and spinal decompression to relieve the pain. Whether it is minor or severe, we care about each patient that walks through our doors.
After Effects of Regaining Mobility
At the end of your treatment, you will remember how you once lived. Patients will regain their strength not only around their necks but their shoulders and arms. The human body is designed to work together with all of its muscles and ligaments. When the pain has been treated, patients will notice a significant improvement in their balance. Imagine being able to live your life without the stress of having to sit, stand, or sleep a certain way. Patients will gain full range of motion allowing them to live their lives without limitations. Many patients will experience a toxic relief and will also see an increase of energy after a few days.
If you are or know someone who is living with neck pain, contact our office to schedule and visit our expert doctor to see long-lasting results.