Neck Pain and Chiropractic Treatment

Neck pain is a very common complaint that chiropractic has been found to be very effective in treating.  There are many causes of neck pain including posture related (such as a forward head carriage) and repetitive strain (such as long static holding of awkward positions).  These two causes are very similar as the head weighs…

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Neck Pain – Non-Surgical Treatment Options

There are many treatment options for those suffering from neck pain.  There is conventional medical care where the family doctor will usually prescribe a muscle relaxant, anti-inflammatory, and/or pain killer to help patients through episodes of acute neck pain.  However, many patients with neck pain have been through the process of treatments associated with medications…

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Is It Really Neck Pain?

A 48-year-old male had left sided neck pain with intermittent left arm tingling, numbness, and aching for 2.5 months. The pain was described as a deep nagging ache on the left side of the neck with a more intense pain in the left shoulder blade that occurred without any specific activity.  Also, no particular position…

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Loss of the Neck Curve Can Lead To Pain

When you look at the neck from the side view, there should be a curve.  This study showed that the curve should be about 31-40 degrees, and if you have less than 20 degrees of curve, you are more likely to have neck related symptoms. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2005 Mar-Apr;28(3):187-93. Determining the relationship between cervical lordosis and neck complaints McAviney J, Schulz D, Bock R, Harrison…

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