Neck pain is a fairly common health problem, and most people have experienced it at one point in their lives. While the neck is responsible for supporting the weight of your head, it can be particularly susceptible to injury or pain. Below are the most frequently asked questions in regards to neck pain and how it relates to chiropractic care.

What causes neck pain?

Neck pain can be caused by whiplash, poor posture, injury, osteoarthritis, spinal stenosis, disc herniation, muscle strain, stress from obesity, age-related deterioration, or a disease that affects the cervical spine. If you are experiencing neck pain, a chiropractor can perform diagnostic tests to determine the underlying cause of the problem.

What are common symptoms associated with neck pain?

Along with neck pain, a patient might also have muscle stiffness, headaches, dull aches, blurred vision, and a restricted range of motion. The pain can range from mild to excruciating.

How can a chiropractor provide neck pain relief?

Chiropractors are trained to treat medical problems affecting the musculoskeletal system, and that includes the cervical spine. A chiropractor can apply different methods and techniques, depending on what kind of treatment the patient needs.

What would neck pain treatment involve?

Neck pain can be treated with chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, stretches, exercises, nutritional counseling, and lifestyle advice. Whatever treatment method used will be geared toward rehabilitating the neck or upper spine.

How safe is chiropractic treatment?

Chiropractic care is designed to be as safe and effective as possible. Chiropractors are trained and licensed professionals who are committed to providing pain relief in an efficient manner.

Get In Touch With Our Local Chiropractor Today

Churn Creek Chiropractic is a healthcare center in the Redding area. Our services include spinal screenings, corrective exercise regimes, and lifestyle advice that sets you on the path toward optimal health. In our neck treatment program, we can apply various adjustments, including Palmer Technique, Diversified Technique, Gonstead Technique, Flexion Technique, and Activator Technique. Please call (530) 221-4991 to receive quality care at Churn Creek Chiropractic.

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