Neck Pain

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Neck Pain Specialist in Cumming

Some patients have neck pain that occurs every once in awhile, but others experience this pain regularly. In some cases, neck pain makes it challenging to drive and do other tasks that involve turning your head. Chiropractic treatments for neck pain offer relief that allows you to resume your regular activities. Better Health by Design provides chiropractic care for patients in Cumming, Georgia, who have chronic neck pain.

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Neck Pain Q & A

 Have questions about neck pain? Here are some of the most common questions we get with some quick answers.


What are common symptoms of neck pain?

Patients experience neck pain in different ways. You might have constant neck pain that’s mild or dull, or you might have neck pain that’s sharp and severe, especially when you move your head. You can also have neck pain that builds up during the day as you keep your head in a certain position while working on a computer. You might also experience:

* A stiff neck
* Headaches
* Muscle spasms.


What are the causes of neck pain?

You can get neck pain from several possible causes, including muscle strain and chronic conditions that affect your joints.

Daily activities, including looking at your phone or laptop screen for long periods of time, can cause muscle strain in your neck.

You can also have neck pain from osteoarthritis or other conditions that cause joint inflammation.

Herniated discs, rheumatoid arthritis, and neck injuries, such as whiplash, can also make your neck hurt.

Better Health by Design will give you a thorough evaluation to find the cause of your neck pain.


What does diagnosing neck pain involve?

Better Health by Design conducts exams and uses imaging tests to determine what’s causing neck pain.

Exams assess how severe your pain is, where it occurs, and whether or not it gets worse with certain movements.

Imaging tests offer detailed images of the affected part of your neck, which provides important information for making a diagnosis. The imaging tests you might need include X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests, and computerized tomography (CT) scans.


What are the treatments for neck pain?

Conventional treatments for neck pain include

* Nonprescription and prescription medications to ease pain
* Physical therapy
* A neck brace for support

If conventional treatments aren’t helping your neck pain, surgery is another option. However, surgery comes with the risk infection and other complications. Chiropractic care offers a safe option for neck pain relief.


How does chiropractic care help neck pain?

Chiropractic adjustments that realign your spinal discs help relieve pain in the upper part of your spine. These manual adjustments ensure that oxygen and nutrients reach damaged areas and promote healing. At Better Health by Design they will realign your spine to relieve tension on your muscles and nerves, leading to pain relief.


To learn more about chiropractic care for neck pain, please contact Better Health by Design to make an appointment.

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