How to treat neck pain? Chiropractic care is a proven way to treat neck pain and increase mobility and flexibility in the cervical vertebrae. Whether the pain is due to an acute injury, a degenerative condition or referred due to misalignment in another area of the body, chiropractic adjustments can ease pressure and provide relief. At our clinic, we offer natural treatments like chiropractic, acupuncture, massage therapy, spinal decompression and physical therapy as non-surgical solutions to your neck pain. Regardless of the cause, we will create a customized plan to help you finally find relief.
Neck Pain Relief
The key to experiencing lasting neck pain relief is to address the underlying cause of your discomfort and fix what is creating the pain in the first place. Most conventional medicine practitioners simply mask the symptoms with pain medication, but that won’t take care of whatever is causing your pain, and the problem will keep coming back again and again.
Spinal manipulation is the primary treatment our chiropractor uses to treat pain in your cervical spine. The procedure involves manually moving joints to release tension and tightness. Pressure is applied to your cervical spine using various manual techniques, and movements that may release a cracking or popping sound.
Some of the benefits of our non-surgical treatments include:
- Reduced pain in your neck
- Greater mobility
- Increased flexibility
- More restful sleep
- Improved work performance
- Better quality of life
Severe Neck Pain Treatment
Chronic neck aches may also be an indicator of serious underlying issues. Before recommending a treatment, we carefully examine you to exclude severe underlying problems and determine if chiropractic care or physical therapy is the most appropriate solution to restore your mobility and provide effective relief.
Your examination may include a discussion surrounding your current symptoms, along with your overall medical history.
In addition to spinal manipulation or adjustment, our chiropractor might recommend the following:
- Mobilization techniques that gently move your joint to increase range of motion
- Special exercises to strengthen and condition exercises
- Therapeutic applications including heat and ice
- Stretching and massage
- Advice on lifestyle changes or modifications
The goal is to correct the forward head posture by restoring the curve to the spine to manage your symptoms.
Neck Pain Causes
A range of factors could be causing your neck problems. A major cause of neck issues pain is damage or inflammation to the cervical spine. Fractures in the cervical vertebrae may also cause problems with the cervical spine.
Other factors that may be the cause of your soreness and stiffness include:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Repetitive activities in the cervical spine
- Poor posture
- Poor sleeping position
- Bone spurs
- Sprain or strain of muscles & ligaments in the vertebrae
- Pinched Nerve
- Muscle weakness
- Misaligned cervical vertebrae
- Bone spurs
- Pinched nerve in the neck
- Herniated discs
If you are looking for effective and long lasting relief for neck pain in Indianapolis, Glendale, Broad Ripple or any nearby city in Indiana, call us today at (317) 257-2225 to schedule a complimentary consultation. Our chiropractor will create a customized treatment plan that will help you find pain relief once and for all.