NUCCA and Neck Pain

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One of the most common musculoskeletal problems found among people in the United States is Neck pain, and it is second to lower back pain. According to statistics, approximately 70% of the US population will experience neck pain at one point in their life. Also, more women than men will observe a pain in the neck. There are several causes of neck pain which include whiplash from auto injuries, putting the head and neck in awkward positions while sleeping, lifting heavy items, sitting too long with the computer. There are many other causes, but it is unfortunate that some individuals find that their neck pain seemingly arises with no precise provocation.

However, neck pain suffered by a person can be on one or both sides. In some individuals, it can shift from one side to the other and back. There are many symptoms associated with this type of pain which includes an abrupt, sharp jolt, dull ache, or a continued tingling feeling or a burning sensation.  The pain can be intermittent or continuous; it doesn’t extend for longer periods it is normal for it to reappear periodically.

Often, there may be other discomforts in association to neck pain which might include pain in the shoulder blade or below the arm and also in the shoulder. Headaches are common recurrence with this condition, also dizziness called vertigo. Moreover, by any chance you develop discomfort in your neck which seems to come from nowhere, think back over the past few days if you have been involved in any action which results in you taking a blow to the head in which you should see a Redmond wa chiropractor about this discomfort. You also need to look out for symptoms such as Vertigo, vomiting, loss of muscle control, drowsiness, fever, blurred vision and clicking sound around the neck. When faced with this problem, many people are in a dilemma as to what to do and where to get help. The faster you are able to get a Redmond Chiropractic care, the brighter your chances of making a full recovery. We have a cost-effective solution, safe and effective means of healing patients with this condition.

Chiropractors Redmond wa will first meet with the patient to discuss the problem. We will diagnose the area to feel for tight muscles, restricted neck movements, swelling, or an evidence of nerve problems and at times it might be recommended that an x-ray of the neck is done. Once a Redmond wa chiropractor is done with the diagnosis and evaluation he or she can determine the way and manner which we can help the patient.

Treatment by our Redmond wa chiropractors includes alterations to readjust the spine and restore normal motion and also a gentle manipulation. We also make use of electrical treatments to relax the muscles by using cold packs to control inflammation and swelling. Also, we look at the patient’s posture to determine if strengthening and stretching exercise can be the treatment to help hasten the healing process and also prevent any recurrence.

Research has proven over time that Redmond Chiropractic care is the best method of treating neck pain. Hence it is recommended that you contact us today.

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About Justin Schallmann

Justin Schallmann is the Owner and Founder of Back In Balance Chiropractic, a NUCCA chiropractic center in Redmond, WA. He is also the sole author of this Chiropractic blog. You can follow him on Twitter @redmondchiro and on Google+.

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