Common Questions About Neck Pain
Neck pain is a common occurrence among adults. It can range from a dull ache to severe pain. For many people, neck pain can make even the simplest task difficult to perform, and it could impair their quality of life. Fortunately, though, our Irvine chiropractor, Dr. Gary Martin, can help by looking for the underlying cause of your neck pain and then treating it with several proven chiropractic methods.
What Causes the Neck to Hurt?
There is no specific cause for neck pain. Rather, neck pain is brought about by everyday life, accidents, and diseases. It could also come from strenuous activities, trauma, injuries, fractures, sprains, strains, joint issues, cervical misalignment, and nerve compressions.
How is Neck Pain Diagnosed by a Chiropractor?
To find out the actual cause of the pain, our chiropractor in Irvine will take a look at your medical history, perform a complete health exam, have you perform various body mechanics tests, and if necessary, order imaging tests of the neck. Doing all of these things helps Dr. Gary Martin to accurately diagnose to root source of your neck pain.
Are There Ways to Prevent Neck Pain?
In some ways, neck pain can be prevented by making changes in your everyday routine. For example, you could maintain good posture, take frequent breaks from what you are doing, stretch the neck often, quit smoking, and sleep in the proper position at night.
What Treatment Options Will a Chiropractor Offer to Ease Neck Pain?
There are plenty of chiropractic treatments designed for people with neck pain. Depending on the source of the problem, our chiropractor may use neck adjustments, massage therapy, cold laser therapy, rapid release therapy, corrective exercises, and/or lifestyle coaching to relieve your neck pain.
Schedule Your Appointment Today
If you are suffering from neck pain, contact Dr. Gary Martin, Irvine Chiropractor in Irvine, CA, for help. We will create a treatment plan designed to treat your pain and other symptoms as quickly and safely as possible. To schedule an appointment, give us a call today at 949-559-7999.