Neck Pain Doctor in Hopewell Junction
Neck Pain Can Become Chronic if Unattended
Neck Pain Doctor in Hopewell Junction: Any abnormalities, inflammation or injury in the bones, ligaments or muscles of the neck can cause neck pain and stiffness. Neck pain can result from an activity, poor posture, or injury. Neck pain is very common among adults and can occur in children as well. Annually about 15% of US adults have neck pain that lasts at least one full day.
Neck pain can be isolated yet in some cases, the pain can radiate into the shoulder and arms. Taking medication can mask the pain but the root cause is not addressed. The neck is very vulnerable to injury. During a fall, car accident, impact during a sport activity, etc. the muscles and ligaments of the neck are forced to move outside of their normal range. If the neck bones (cervical vertebrae) are fractured the spinal cord may also be damaged.
Neck pain may be minor but if ignored, can cause issues and and chronic pain in the long term. Neck pain can interfere with daily life and lead to sleep issues, poor posture and other injuries due to tension and over-compensation for the injured area.
Symptoms of Neck Pain May Include:
- Mild reoccurring pain in the neck
- Pain immediately after or delayed pain after injury
- Tingling, numbness or weakness in the arms
Stop Neck Pain without Medication Through Chiropractic Care at Sideris Family Chiropractic
Chiropractic care can help neck pain and reduce the need for medications. It is non-invasive and utilizes gentle techniques to bring alignment to the vertebrae in the neck. This can help alleviate pain, and reduce tension.
Dr. Sideris will evaluate symptoms and conditions in helping neck pain. Depending on the injury and severity of the pain, it may take a varying amount of chiropractic sessions. But many clients can begin to feel relief after only a few sessions. It is important to maintain health with chiropractic care to allow the neck to heal properly, the nervous system to function optimally and for the body to function at its best regardless of any prior conditions.