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The cervical spine, as the neck is referred to in medical terms is a coordinated network of muscles, joints, bones, and nerves that are usually directed by the brain and the spinal cord. They are designed for communication, stability, and strength. Many people experience neck pain and more often than not it is not a serious problem and will go away after a while. Neck pain is associated with a dull aching that can become worse with the movement of the neck. Understanding neck pain can help you prevent and also when to seek treatment at Twin Oaks Chiropractic and Acupuncture in Springfield.
Being in a position to clearly describe your neck pain to the chiropractor can help him come up with a neck pain treatment plan for you. Here are some types of neck pain you might experience;
Causes of neck pain include;
To prevent neck pain, one has to avoid injury to the neck. Also, adopting proper posture can help prevent neck pain. If you are experiencing neck pain due to a poor sleeping position, you should dry a new pillow. To avoid spending too much time looking down on your phone since it can strain the neck muscles.
To alleviate the pain, you can use an ice pack or stretch. However, if the pain is not going away, consider seeing a chiropractor to treat your neck pain. Below are some gentle chiropractic techniques employed by a chiropractor to help relieve the pain:
Are you experiencing neck pain? Have you tried using an ice pack or stretching but it is not going away? It is time to book an appointment at Twin Oaks Chiropractic and Acupuncture and let a chiropractor help relieve the pain. Contact us at (417)882-1000 to schedule your next appointment.