Chronic neck pain can cut into your quality of life and your daily productivity. Finding drug-free pain management options can also be challenging. At Lally Chiropractic Clinic, serving Yakima, WA, we help patients deal with neck pain in a healthy way. Find out how we can help you.
What Causes Neck Pain?
The neck is truly an extension of the spinal column. Along the neck, the spinal column is protected by muscles and tendons. These muscles and tendons are also further connected to the muscles and tendons of the shoulders and arms. All of these interconnected tissues can affect one another. The arms, shoulders, neck, and back are used in just about every movement you perform each day. All of these activities can lead to injuries and overuse. When there is an injury or overuse of these muscles it can lead to neck pain.
There are other causes of neck pain as well. In between each vertebra of the spine there is a cushion which keeps the bones of the spine from rubbing against each other. If this cushion becomes misaligned or bursts, a great amount of pain can be caused if the nerves and bones touch.
How Can a Chiropractor Help?
In many cases, mainstream medicine seeks to treat only the symptoms of a problem rather than to get down to the true root of the issue. Painkillers often have harsh side effects. For these reasons, many people seek to find a more natural way to deal with their neck pain treatment.
Our chiropractor can help you find all-natural pain management solutions. Chiropractors can use holistic treatments such as spinal adjustment, hot/cold therapy, and cold laser therapy to bring real pain relief for your neck issues.
In addition to these treatments, massage therapy can also be used to bring relief to overused, tense muscles that often contribute to neck pain.
What Can I Expect When I Visit a Chiropractor?
When you first visit our chiropractor, your overall health will be evaluated. During this evaluation, the doctor will examine you and discuss your medical history. X-rays may be performed as well. Following this evaluation, a specialized treatment plan will be created for you.
To learn more about our services, contact us at Lally Chiropractic Center, serving Yakima, WA. We will be happy to answer your questions and discuss treatment options with you.