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Posts for: February, 2019

By A Place of Health
February 27, 2019
Category: Pain Management

Neck pain is becoming more and more common thanks to the long hours that most Americans spend sitting at a desk behind a computer screen, and to modern phenomenons like "text neck," which is the result of spending hours bent over the screen of Chiropractor Fort Lauderdaleyour smartphone or tablet. But there are a number of factors that can cause neck pain, and knowing when to get help is the first step in alleviating your symptoms and preventing pain from interfering with your physical activities and quality of life. Dr. Donna Watson, a chiropractor in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and her team at A Place of Health - Chiropractic offer a range of therapeutic services to help manage and treat neck and back pain.

Neck Pain Relief in Fort Lauderdale, FL

According to Harvard Health, as many as seven in ten people complain of neck pain at some point. Like most health issues, the treatment options for your neck pain will depend on factors like the underlying cause and severity of the pain, as well as your overall health and lifestyle.

Common Causes of Neck Pain

Also known as the cervical spine, the neck consists of a vast network of muscles, cartilage, bones, and connective tissue. Everything a muscle strain to osteoarthritis can lead to pain or tension in the neck. Sometimes something as simple as sleeping in an awkward position or a sudden jerking motion can lead to days of neck pain.

Some of the most common causes of neck pain include:

  • Muscle strain
  • Joint damage
  • Compressed nerve
  • Trauma

If you experience trauma from an accident or impact from a fall, seek immediate medical attention to rule out a serious injury, or if neck pain is accompanied by other symptoms like numbness or radiating pain in the arms or chest.

How Your Fort Lauderdale Chiropractor Can Help

Chiropractic treatment, physical therapy, massage, acupuncture, Cold Laser and lifestyle modifications are some of the options available to help manage acute (sudden onset) and chronic (long term) neck pain.

For more information about your options for neck pain management and treatment, contact A Place of Health - Chiropractic today by calling (954) 568-9355 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Watson today.




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