Neck Pain FAQs
Do you feel a constant dull ache in your neck whenever you're resting? Or maybe there's a sharp pang whenever you move your head? No matter what type of pain or what severity of pain you're having, you should not suffer alone. Your local Jupiter, FL chiropractor can help you get the neck pain relief you're seeking. But first, it can be a good idea to get a better understanding of neck pain. Take a look at the following frequently asked questions and their answers that we receive at La Ruffa Chiropractic & Sports in Jupiter.
What is the Cause of General Neck Pain?
Sometimes, a person is certain what caused their neck pain. For example, maybe they were in a car accident that caused a whiplash injury or a certain sports activity caused trauma. These are big events that we can trace our pain back to. But not all neck pain is like this. Some of the other common causes of general neck pain, neck pain that seems to have come from nowhere, include:
- Degenerative disc disease
- Spinal stenosis
Consistent poor posture, such as working slumped at a desk or keeping the angle of one's neck at the same point for long periods of time, can also gradually lead to neck pain.
How Can a Chiropractor Treat Neck Pain?
The most common way in which a chiropractor will offer neck pain relief is through a technique called spinal adjustment. This unique chiropractic technique works to remove subluxations and ease the pressure a person might have on their muscles and joints. It's that pressure that causes a lot of people neck pain.
What About Other Treatments?
Absolutely! Spinal adjustments are the big treatment option at your local chiropractor's office, but there are other methods your chiropractor will offer depending upon the nature of your neck pain. Such additional techniques include:
- Stretches and exercises. Neck pain caused by acute trauma or poor posture issues often responds well to specialized exercises that loosen and strengthen the muscles.
- Massage therapy. Massage therapy works to likewise loosen muscles, but also massage techniques help to improve circulation in an area and further reduce pain.
- Lifestyle recommendations. Part of a chiropractor consultation involves discussing a person's lifestyle and determining whether there are adjustments within that lifestyle that can reduce future chronic neck pain.
Learn More About Neck Pain Relief
Isn't it time to stop the pain? Give our team at La Ruffa Chiropractic & Sports Rehab a call today to talk with our friendly staff and schedule your appointment. We are proud to help individuals of all ages in the greater Jupiter area find relief from their chronic pain. Call our team today at (561) 745-1002 to learn more or to schedule an appointment.