Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain in Bothell
Neck pain is a common complaint among adults in the USA as almost 10-20% of the population suffers from it. In fact, it is one of the top 5 disorders experienced by the American population. Neck pain can have an overarching effect on you and can go on to impact your mental and social well-being along with your physical health.
Some of the most common reasons for neck pain may include muscle sprain, tendon tears, cervical dysfunction, osteoarthritis and a slipped disc. Chiropractic care in Bothell has been growing as a non-invasive, non-surgical treatment option for neck pain and a host of other ailments related to the spine. Chiropractors use manual adjusting of the spine to alleviate the symptoms of pain and discomfort in the upper cervical and neck region.
Chiropractors conduct a thorough examination of your neck and ask questions regarding the accompanying symptoms to decide on the most appropriate course of treatment for you. The thorough chiropractic examination we do in our office includes a specialized testing including posture and balance test, neurological and physical exams. There are some cases of neck pain that may fall out of the domain of chiropractic care and the chiropractor would advise you if that were the case.
Some of the neck-related conditions that chiropractors can help you with are:
- Cervical disc injuries (the ones that can be treated without a surgery)
- Sprain injuries in the cervical area
- Facet joint injury
- Cervical radiculopathy (radiating pain into the arm and or hands)
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Any much more
CHIROPRACTIC CARE FOR NECK PAIN IN BOTHELL WA
The chiropractor in Bothell will employ a combination of techniques to help your body function better. These will generally include a gentle yet specific adjustment of the spine where it is indicated. Upper cervical chiropractic care is usually the most effective in cases related to symptoms of neck pain. The chiropractor will adjust the upper spine allowing the spine to have proper alignment so the atlas sits right underneath the skull bone.
Some of the spinal manipulation techniques the chiropractor may employ during the course of the treatment are as follows:
Specific spinal adjustments: Uses gentle thrusting to help restore the movement of the joints.
In addition to adjusting the spine, your chiropractor may also prescribe some exercises and/or stretches that will help you enhance mobility and maintain a healthy spine. Furthermore, you may also be prescribed or suggested some lifestyle changes such as better diet, maintaining a good posture, and maintaining a healthy routine etc. that will ensure spine health. If you have ever faced any symptoms of neck pain or any restrictions in mobility, check out our professional services to correct your spine so you can return to a healthy, active, and pain-free life.