What is Neck Pain?
Your neck is the most vulnerable part of your spine. Not only does it support heavy head, it must also allow free flow of nerve information to head face hands and the rest of your body. Besides discomfort and annoyance, neck pain is a sign that something is wrong. Many everyday things can cause neck pain. watching TV in bed, computer usage, reading a book or falling asleep in a chair or on the couch for example. The temporary pain that results can resolve on its own, especially when the offending activity is stopped.
How can Chiropractic Care help?
When then pain and stiffness doesn’t stop, a more serious underlying problem could be the source. Spinal subluxation. Chiropractors are specially trained to detect and remove these spinal misalignments and fixations. A thorough examination can determine if you’re candidate for chiropractic. This examination may require you to turn and bend. Muscle tone of supporting muscles will be examined. Diagnostic imaging may be requested to further evaluate the quality of the boney structures in your spine. These tests are designed to identify the cause and location of your neck pain.