Ocala Spine and Personal Injury Chiropractic Center offers treatments and adjustment for neck pain, back pain, Accident Injuries, Whiplash, Back Pain, Herniated Discs, Neuropathy, Neck Pain and Headaches. Your local Florida chiropractor, specializing in back pain relief and treatment for back pain issues.
Neck Pain Treatment
Causes of neck pain
Injury and Accidents: A sudden, forced, movement of the head or neck in any direction and the resulting "rebound"in the opposite direction is known as whiplash and can result in injury to spinal joints, discs, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. Car accidents are the most common cause of whiplash.
Aging Factors: Degenerative disorders such as osteoarthritis, spinal stenosis, and degenerative disc disease directly affect the spine.Osteoarthritis is a common disorder caused by the progressive deterioration of a joint. The body reacts by forming bone spurs that typically reduce normal joint movement. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the small nerve passageways in the vertebrae and may compress the spinal cord or nerves. Stenosis may cause neck painand other neurological symptoms such as numbness and tingling down the arms or legs. Degenerative disc disease is seen as a loss in the height of intervertebral discs and may cause a disc to bulge or herniate, causing tingling, numbness, and pain that runs into the arms or legs.
Factors of Daily Life: Poor posture, obesity, and weak abdominal muscles often disrupt spinal balance, causing the neck to bend forward to compensate. Stress and emotional tension can cause muscles to tighten and contract, resulting in pain and stiffness. Postural stress can contribute to chronic neck pain with symptoms extending into the upper back and the arms. Work, home and recreational environments all contribute as causes and complicating factors in neck pain.
Chiropractic Treatment of Neck Pain
A recent review of the scientific literature found evidence that patients with chronic neck pain enrolled in clinical trials reported significant improvement following Chiropractic spinal manipulation.
If you're suffering from neck pain, join the millions of other individuals who have benefited from gentle, safe and natural Chiropractic care.