Neck Pain can be due to: trauma, a mechanical or muscular problem, a trapped nerve caused by a bulge in one of the discs between the vertebrae or from arthritis of the neck.
It can range from mild discomfort to severe, burning pain. If the pain is ‘acute’ – sudden and intense – it’s called a crick in the neck, facet syndrome or muscular rheumatism.
If the pain has lasted more than three months, it’s termed ‘chronic’ neck pain. Neck pain is a common condition and is more frequently seen in women than men. Most people will experience pain in the neck at some point in their life.
Neck Pain Treatment
Many things can trigger neck pain. These include:
- trauma or injury
- worry and stress
- falling asleep in an awkward position
- prolonged use of a computer
For some people, no specific reason for the pain can be found.
However, in most cases it’s possible to make a precise diagnosis.
The underlying problem could be a slipped disc, brittle bones (osteoporosis), deformed natural curvature of the spine (scoliosis) and, very rarely, structural damage due to tumours or infection.
Finally, Road Traffic Accidents (RTA) involving whiplash injury may result in acute or chronic neck pain that takes several months to improve.
Our experienced chiropractors are specialists in multiple areas of the body. Your overall health and well being are of the upmost importance to us. As such, we provide treatment for the following symptoms