Neck Pain

Neck pain can feel uncomfortable and even crippling in some cases. At Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab, our exceptional team offer an array of holistic neck pain treatments to ease discomfort and help you enjoy everyday activities. Call the office for neck pain relief or schedule an appointment online today.

Q & A

What is neck pain?

Neck pain feels uncomfortable and often makes it challenging to work at a computer,  drive a car, or stay active. Neck pain might develop because of a disease, age-related wear, or an injury. In today's world it's often caused by prolonged looking down at a computer or cell phone and is commonly referred to as "tech neck". See the Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab specialists if your neck pain is severe, ongoing, or diminishes your quality of life.

What does neck pain feel like?

Neck pain could appear as:

  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Redness
  • Warmth
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Muscle soreness
  • Dull aching
  • Shooting discomfort
  • Stabbing pain
  • Radiating discomfort 
  • Burning pain
  • Weakness
  • Muscle tightness or spasms

Your neck pain could be mild and go away with rest or feel crippling.

What are the risk factors for neck pain?

Neck pain is common. Anyone can develop it, but certain factors can increase your risk, including:

  • Worn joints
  • Muscle strains
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Nerve compression
  • Herniated discs
  • Meningitis
  • Cancer
  • Injuries
  • Whiplash

You might have neck pain because of poor posture, stress, muscle tension, or sustaining a work-related, sports, or auto accident injury.

How does my doctor diagnose the cause of neck pain?

To find possible causes of neck pain, the Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab team discusses your symptoms, lifestyle habits, and medical history. They check your vital signs, complete a physical exam, and may order blood tests, nerve tests, X-rays, a CT scan, an MRI, or another imaging procedure.

How is neck pain treated?

Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab offers chiropractic treatments for neck pain, as well as therapeutic massage from a licensed massage therapist.

During chiropractic treatments, you lie on a comfortable table. At the same time, your specialist manipulates your spine and soft tissues to better align the spine, improve posture, enhance blood flow, and relieve nerve pressure. Massage therapy reduces muscle tension and maximizes your body’s natural ability to heal from injuries.

You might undergo neck pain treatment at Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab several times a week, weekly, or every few weeks based on your needs and the length of time it takes to heal from an injury.

To achieve neck pain relief naturally, call the Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab office or schedule an appointment online today.

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