Neck Pain Treatment
Neck pain is a common ailment. Our necks are supported by vertebrae, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and spinal discs. That spinal structure at the level of the neck is known as the cervical spine. It's quite flexible, so you can move your neck from left to right or up and down. Given that flexibility and the work that the neck constantly performs for us, it's vulnerable to painful conditions or injuries. At Pike Therapy Center in Huber Heights, OH, our chiropractor provides natural treatment options for neck pain. through chiropractic care, we will help your neck heal and allow you to return to a pain-free life.
Common Causes of Neck Pain
Neck pain becomes fairly common as you age. There are a variety of other factors that can lead to neck pain. Some common causes of neck pain and discomfort include the following:
- Muscle strain
- Nerve impingement from a misaligned vertebra
- Degenerative joint disease
- Disc displacement or herniation
- Sports or auto accident injuries
- Poor posture
Symptoms of Neck Injuries
There are a variety of symptoms of neck pain and injuries. Neck pain begins with neck stiffness, headaches, and tightness in the shoulder muscles. Pain, a burning sensation, and weakness might even run down an arm and into a hand and its fingers. It's not unusual for the pain and stiffness to increase when the head remains in the same position for an extended period of time, like when working with a computer or at a work bench. This pain can make it difficult to sleep comfortably.
Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain
When treating patients for neck pain and discomfort, our chiropractor often uses manual adjustments. This involves gently manipulating and adjusting the upper spine to alleviate pressure on affected muscles and nerves. This reduces pain and discomfort while also increasing mobility and range of motion. We also offer spinal decompression, which stretches the spine to alleviate tension. Our chiropractor might also suggestive corrective exercises. Stretching and strengthening exercises will help rehabilitate your neck.
Visit Our Chiropractor in Huber Heights, OH for Neck Pain Treatment
If you are experiencing neck pain, you don’t have to continue suffering. It is important not to wait to seek treatment, as your condition could worsen. At Pike Therapy Center in Huber Heights, OH, our chiropractor provides safe, effective treatment options for neck pain and other ailments. Our chiropractor will guide you through any treatment and answer any questions you have. You may need several sessions for your neck to fully heal. Call us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more.