Cervical neck pain can be debilitating, as the pain and stiffness can cause loss of mobility that prevents you from being able to perform your work duties or common daily tasks. Left untreated, the pain typically progresses and can cause secondary conditions such as headaches, migraines and shoulder pain. Fortunately, our chiropractors in Herndon VA at RxWellness Spine & Health offers acute and chronic neck pain treatment to provide you with natural relief without the need for surgical procedures or prescription medications.
Common Causes of Neck Pain
We see quite a few cases of neck pain at our chiropractic clinic in Herndon, and patients often come to our clinic in desperate need of neck pain and headache relief. Our holistic neck pain treatments in Herndon can alleviate most types of discomfort and help heal a number of injuries. Most neck pain is caused by one of the following:
- Auto accidents
- Sports injuries
- Work incidents
- Other personal injuries causing whiplash
Whiplash involves torn muscles and tendons in the neck, making it painful to move at all.
Postural issues are quickly rising as the leading cause of neck pain, particularly concerning a condition known as ‘text neck.’ This results from long periods of looking down at your smartphone, computer screen, reading materials or pouring over paperwork at your desk.
Misplaced vertebrae in the neck can cause pain and numbness that radiates down through the shoulders and arms. Our neck and shoulder pain treatments in Herndon can correct misalignments to reduce pain and prevent the formation of bone spurs and other problems.
Treatments for Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief
Our chiropractors will consult with you and give you a comprehensive evaluation to determine the source of your neck pain. A treatment approach of integrated therapies will be recommended to help you get neck pain relief fast. Our treatment options include:
- Chiropractic adjustments
- VibraFlex® 450 therapy
- Spinal decompression
- Cold laser treatments
- Electric stimulation
- Massage therapy
- Rehabilitation exercises and postural correction techniques
You use your arms for almost everything from driving to cooking and working to playing. When your shoulders are in pain, you are limited to many routine movements. Chronic pain can change your mood too, so reducing your symptoms quickly is essential. Our chiropractors at RxWellness Spine & Health schedule your shoulder pain diagnosis and care immediately to prevent long-term concerns. Some reasons for shoulder pain include:
- Bursitis which is an inflammation of the small fluid-filled bursa sacs within the shoulder joint.
- Tendinitis which can be acute, from overuse, or chronic from arthritis, age or wear and tear.
- Frozen shoulder or shoulder impingement in which the range of motion of the shoulder is limited and extremely painful.
- Displacement in which the shoulder joint is forced out of alignment- our chiropractors can immediately put that back in place.
- Arthritis which can accompany swelling and inflammation.
Contact RxWellness Spine & Health for Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief
Our chiropractors will thoroughly examine your neck and shoulders to determine the cause of your discomfort. A personalized treatment program is designed for you, which includes education on proper posture, movement techniques and rehabilitation exercises. Schedule your appointment today by calling 703-904-9666. We serve the Herndon, Reston, Sterling, Chantilly and surrounding VA areas.