Neck Pain Symptoms and Treatment

It is easy to overlook a pain-free neck until it is too late. Neck pain can be uncomfortable and can interfere with your activities. The silver lining is that chiropractic care can manage your neck pain.

What is Neck Pain?

Neck pain is the pain you often feel on your neck. It may be acute when you are immobile and more severe when you move. This pain isn't always centralized in one's neck, as it can affect your shoulders, chest, and arms. You may also experience headaches because of neck pain.

Many things can cause neck pain. They include:

  • Worn joints
  • Pinched nerves
  • Bone spurs
  • Muscle strains
  • Injuries

You can classify your neck pain based on its duration. Acute pain lasts less than a month, subacute one lasts 1–3 months, and chronic pain lasts over three months.

Neck pain can disappears after a few weeks or days. You need expert care, such as chiropractic care, if the pain persists for months.


How A Chiropractor Can Help With Neck Pain Treatment

If the neck pain isn't local, a specialist will identify its extent and provide a remedy. For example, discomfort from pinched nerves may radiate throughout one's shoulder and down the arm. A chiropractor can manage this pain by relaxing the muscles, repositioning the bones, and depressurizing the nerves.

The chiropractor may also recommend home remedies to continue with your treatment. They may advise you to do specific physical activities to ensure the neck pain doesn't return.

Benefits Of Using Atlas Orthogonal Technique

The chiropractor can use Atlas Orthogonal technique to manage your neck pain. This treatment has many benefits.

Painless: This technique is pain-free. You won't feel any pain during the adjustment and there is no spinal manipulation done. It uses precise X-ray analysis to adjust with no forceful twisting or jerking movements.

Pain Management: Some pain management remedies may not offer lasting solutions to your pain. You don't have to worry about such an occurrence with the Atlas Orthogonal technique. This approach finds the root cause of your pain and remedies it, eliminating your pain.

More Energy: Spinal misalignments can cause severe fatigue. The adjustment will help your body perform at optimum levels, making you feel energized. You'll also be able to rest because you won't have any discomfort, recharging your energy.

Healthier Joints: Atlas Orthogonal adjustment aligns your spine, enabling your nervous system to flow freely. This improvement reduces inflammation throughout your body.

Seeing Specialist Dr. Katie Gross For Neck Pain

Dr. Katie Gross is a chiropractor in Westminster, and can help with your neck pain treatment. She is an experienced chiropractor that uses her skills to perform the Atlas Orthogonal technique. Once you visit her office, she will examine your condition and recommend the best treatment course. 

Consequences of Leaving Neck Pain Untreated

Leaving neck pain untreated can have many consequences, which is why we always recommend you receive treatment as soon as you notice the pain. While some pain may go away by itself, after a few days, if you are still experiencing pain, call Dr. Katie Gross to book your appointment with a specialist in this field.

When neck pain is left untreated for too long, you may start experiencing pain lower down your spine as your body tries to compensate for this pain. On top of that, there are many side effects of neck pain, including headaches, migraines, and shoulder pain. The pain can radiate to other parts of the body and make doing everyday tasks impossible.

How Long Can You Leave Neck Pain Untreated?

Ideally, you need to receive treatment for neck pain immediately from a specialist to avoid any further complications. After a week or so of pain, we recommend booking a treatment, however, if you’ve been in an accident, book this appointment immediately. As with any form of medical concern, the sooner you seek assistance, the more likely you will be to make a full recovery.

When neck pain is left untreated for months or years, it can be incredibly dangerous. The spine plays an important role in looking after your central nervous system, and it may impact other organs and parts of your body. Call today to book in for an appointment, where Dr. Katie Gross can assess your current condition and create a treatment plan to meet your needs.

Book an appointment today to get Atlas Chiropractic for your neck pain treatment.

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