Some common causes of neck pain include: trauma or an injury, high levels of
stress, falling asleep in an awkward position or as a result of whiplash injury
during an auto accident.
Symptoms of neck pain include:
- General pain
in the neck area accompanied by stiffness
- Pain may extend down between
the shoulder blades, out along the arms or up into the head
- The muscles in
the neck are tense and sore to the touch
- A prickling or tingling sensation
may occur in the arms and fingers
Your chiropractor will have you undergo
an examination that may include: testing the range of movement of the neck,
testing for trapped nerves, examining of the muscles and movement of the spine
and neck. In some cases, x-rays or blood work may be performed to determine an
Sharp neck pain at the base of the skull generally
disappears without any treatment. If your neck pain persists, manual
chiropractic treatment based on the severity of your injury is suggested along
with pain-relieving medication. Longer term chiropractic treatment is
recommended for chronic neck pain.
If you suffer from neck pain, please contact our office to schedule an appointment with one of our
chiropractors today. We will gladly answer any of your questions and provide the best treatment options available to you.
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