Neck pain can make it hard to turn your head, making day-to-day activities almost unbearable. Dr. Bai uses chiropractic adjustments to provide effective pain relief for neck pain to patients in Frankfort, Illinois.
The neck has a difficult job of holding up the eight pounds of head on its cervical vertebrae. Some of the causes of neck pain can include a pinched nerve where the vertebrae shifts out of alignment, pushing on the nerves causing neck pain. Vertebrae can shift out of alignment from:
Whiplash is also one of the most common injuries to the neck. The sudden movement snaps the neck awkwardly and overstretches and tears the tendons and ligaments in the neck.
Some of the most common occurrences of neck pain can be avoided by a few simple techniques, such as:
Chiropractors specialize in the neuromuscular structure of the neck. Treatments work to restore balance and keep everything in alignment. After a physical exam and X-rays, spinal adjustments complemented with specific neck exercises and physiotherapy work to restore motion to stiff joints through a specific chiropractic treatment plan.
You should see a chiropractor for neck pain if:
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