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Neck Pain

Are you tired of the constant discomfort in your neck hindering your daily activities and diminishing your overall quality of life? At Be Better Chiropractic, we acknowledge the importance of swift intervention for this issue, helping you manage your neck pain and restore optimal function.

Our experienced chiropractors for neck pain can conduct thorough examinations to understand the condition of your neck. Chiropractors excel in delivering non-invasive treatments through chiropractic adjustments, avoiding medication and surgery. They can also refer you for X-rays if needed to ensure you get the precise care that you require.

Our proactive approach is geared towards obtaining the best possible results for our patients. We are committed to aiding you in becoming better every day, in every way.

Causes of Neck Pain

Comprising seven vertebrae as well as multiple muscles, ligaments and other structures, the neck plays a vital role in our daily movements, yet neck pain is a widespread issue that affects almost everyone.

Neck pain can stem from multiple possible causes. It is essential to identify the specific reason so that pain management support and tailored care can be provided – ignoring the pain may lead to the condition worsening.

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Factors that could result in neck pain may include the following:

  • Poor Posture: Everyday activities like working on your computer and excessive smartphone use can strain your neck muscles.
  • Whiplash: Sudden head jerking, often due to car accidents or similar incidents, can result in neck pain.
  • Sporting Injuries and Trauma: Trauma to the neck during sports activities can cause significant discomfort.
  • Health Conditions: Arthritis, nerve compression, and infections can contribute to neck discomfort.
  • Stress and Tension: Emotional stress often manifests as strain or tension in the neck, adding to your pain.
  • Poor Sleeping Position: Inadequate sleep positions may lead to neck pain.
  • Skeletal Degeneration: Wear and tear on discs and vertebrae can contribute to persistent neck issues.
  • Lack of Normal Spinal Curvature: Deviations from the natural curvature of the spine may result in neck pain.
  • Torticollis:A condition where the head is tilted to one side due to muscle spasms, causing neck pain.
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Symptoms of Neck Pain

Neck pain can be experienced in many different ways. It may present as being sharp, stabbing, dull, achy, heavy, burning or annoying. More specifically, some symptoms may include:

• Stiffness and restriction in movement
• Persistent or intermittent pain
• Pain that can be pin-point or general
• Pain that is easily aggravated by minor movements such as turning the     head
• Pain under the skull, as well as the front and back of the neck
• Pain and tightness in the shoulders

Other symptoms may be:

• Headaches and migraines
• Numbness/tingling/burning sensation in the shoulder, down the arm,      and the forearm, hand and fingers
• Torticollis, characterised by a mild to severe head tilt and pain
• Balance issues

If you find yourself nodding along with these symptoms, it may be time to take action. Don’t endure the discomfort. Whether it’s severe pain, numbness, or persistent discomfort, we’re here to provide personalised neck pain treatment and get you back to the activities you love.

How We Use Chiropractic Care to Treat Neck Pain

At Be Better Chiropractic, our diagnostic process for neck pain involves a thorough exploration through neurological, orthopedic, and spinal functional examinations. This can include reflexes, range of spinal motion, and consideration of posture.

If, during these evaluations, your neck pain chiropractor determines that chiropractic intervention may address your concerns – and if it involves neck joint components – then we may recommend further investigations, such as X-rays or additional diagnostic imaging. These insights guide us in tailoring an effective plan of action for your neck pain treatment.

Once we’ve gathered the appropriate information, we provide you with recommendations which may involve the following:

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  • Neck Chiropractic Adjustments: Swift and gentle manual neck adjustments that are tailored to your needs and provide relief.
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  • Other Chiropractic and Soft Tissue Techniques: These may include activator, drop piece, mobilisations and muscle work.
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  • Customised Exercises: Targeted exercises for enhanced neck flexibility and alignment.
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  • Tailored Advice: Guidance for better posture at home and work, and any other advice that may be necessary to manage your neck pain, ensuring long-term benefits.

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain

At Be Better Chiropractic, we take a tailored approach towards addressing neck pain. Chiropractic care is a non-invasive, drug-free and surgery-free alternative neck pain treatment. Whether rooted in poor posture, trauma or other diverse factors, our chiropractors will identify and target the core issues for your discomfort.

By choosing us, you opt for a path that strives to improve mobility and flexibility, alleviate pain, and provide comprehensive care that helps patients manage immediate neck pain, as well as focusing on long-term well-being and pain reduction.

Looking for Relief Beyond Neck Pain?

At Be Better Chiropractic, we’re dedicated to your overall wellness. Alongside our neck pain treatments, we provide solutions for back pain, posture correction, sciatica discomfort, shoulder pain, and headaches. We believe in empowering you to live pain-free and thrive in every aspect of your life. Contact us today to embark on your journey towards better health and well-being.