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Neck Pain FAQ
Neck pain can have a negative impact on quality of life, and it can also be indicative of a serious injury. At Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group, we help patients identify the source of their neck pain and deliver safe, gentle treatments to help patients recover.
Neck pain can have many different causes, including whiplash, text neck, poor ergonomics, lifestyle habits and muscle strain.
Text neck is a relatively newly identified condition that occurs when a patient spends a lot of time bending over and looking down at mobile devices. This activity causes strain on the muscles of the neck and can eventually influence the curve of the spine. In addition to neck pain, other symptoms of text neck include:
Whiplash is a condition that occurs when the neck is suddenly and violently jerked forward or backward. This causes tiny tears in the muscles and ligaments of the neck, causing pain and tenderness in the neck and spine. Whiplash is a common condition among car accident victims and victims of sports injury or personal injury. Other symptoms of whiplash include:
Your chiropractor can treat your neck pain using a technique called spinal adjustment. Spinal adjustment is the cornerstone of all chiropractic care. During a spinal adjustment, the vertebrae of the spine are properly realigned, which helps relieve pressure on the spinal cord. Spinal adjustment is a technique that chiropractors use to treat all conditions, and is especially effective for treating musculoskeletal problems like neck pain.
Spinal adjustment is not supposed to hurt. In fact, many patients leave the chiropractic office feeling better and more flexible after a spinal adjustment.
In addition to spinal adjustment, your chiropractor can treat your neck pain using the following techniques:
If you’re experiencing neck pain in Beverly Hills, your chiropractor at Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group can help. Contact us today at 310-657-0366 to make an appointment and get started on the road to wellness.