Neck pain is a common medical issue, experienced by at least two-thirds of the population at some point. Neck discomfort can be attributed to a number of factors, so it’s important to identify the underlying cause in order to properly treat the pain. At Chiropractic Medical Center, our healthcare professionals can conduct an assessment to diagnose the source of your problem and deliver an integrative treatment plan for fast and effective relief.
The most common causes of pain in the neck include:
- bone or joint abnormalities;
- muscle strain;
- degenerative disc disease;
- pinched nerves;
- poor posture;
- whiplash; and
To find the cause of your discomfort, a member of our team will perform a thorough physical examination and may run a diagnostic test, such as an X-ray or ultrasound. Depending on the diagnosis, he or she may recommend chiropractic care (spinal adjustment), massage therapy, or physical rehabilitation. In addition, we can provide education on lifestyle changes or at-home exercises that can reduce the risk of recurrence.
Neck pain can make performing even the simplest tasks more cumbersome. To get help, please contact Chiropractic Medical Center today at 717-767-4151 to schedule a time for your FREE evaluation.