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Neck Pain at Casses Chiropractic Clinic, PC

Without a doubt, neck pain is one of the most common complaints we see at our practice. Considering the amount of time people spend at their workstations or on their digital devices at home, it’s no surprise that many suffer from neck pain.

It’s rare for neck pain to be a symptom of a more serious problem. If, however, your neck pain is accompanied by numbness or loss of strength in your arms or hands or if you have shooting pain into your shoulder or down your arm, seek medical care immediately.

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Signs and symptoms of neck pain include the following:
  • Muscle tightness and spasms
  • A decreased ability to move your head
  • Headache

Common Causes

Because your neck is flexible and supports the weight of your head, it can be susceptible to injuries and conditions that result in pain and restricted motion. Here are some of the most common causes of neck pain:

Muscle strains. Things like sitting for many hours hunched over your computer often triggers muscle strains. Even reading in bed—especially if you don’t have proper neck support—can strain neck muscles.

Worn joints. As you age, your neck joints tend to wear down. Osteoarthritis causes the cushions (cartilage) between your bones (vertebrae) to deteriorate. Your body then develops bone spurs that affect joint motion and result in pain.

Nerve compression. Herniated disks or bone spurs in the vertebrae of your neck can put pressure on the nerves that branch out from the spinal cord.

Injuries. A rear-end auto collision often results in a whiplash injury. This type of injury occurs when the head is jerked backward and then forward, resulting in the soft tissues of the neck being strained. This may result in what’s known as vertebral subluxation, which irritates the nervous system and causes dysfunction in your own body.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of techniques do you find successful for addressing neck pain?

In addressing neck pain, we utilize a combination of techniques that have proven successful in our practice. These techniques may include chiropractic adjustments, spinal manipulation, soft tissue therapy, stretching and strengthening exercises, posture correction, and lifestyle modifications. By targeting the root cause of the neck pain, these approaches help to alleviate muscle tension, reduce inflammation, improve joint mobility, and restore proper alignment of the spine. Our experienced team will assess each patient’s condition and determine the most effective techniques to provide optimal results.

How long until patients typically notice relief?

How soon patients typically notice relief from neck pain varies depending on the individual and the underlying cause of their pain. Some patients may experience immediate relief, while others may require multiple sessions over a period of weeks or months to achieve significant improvement. Our goal is to provide personalized care and develop a treatment plan that is tailored to each patient’s specific needs, ensuring the best possible outcome and long-lasting relief.

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We’d love to help you feel better. If you’re struggling with neck pain, contact our practice today to learn about the natural options you have for healing.

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Neck Pain Relief Carlisle, PA | (717) 249-0055