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Neck Pain Relief

back view of woman holding neck in painNeck pain is an all too familiar discomfort for many of us. In today’s digital age, where we spend significant hours at workstations and engage with our devices at home, neck pain has become an increasingly common concern. At our practice in Edina, MN, we understand the toll that daily routines can take on your neck health, and we are here to help you find relief and comfort.

Understanding Neck Pain

Neck pain, while often a frequent complaint, is rarely a sign of a more serious issue. However, it is crucial to be aware of accompanying symptoms such as numbness or weakness in the arms or hands, or shooting pain into the shoulder or down the arm. If you experience these additional symptoms, seeking immediate medical attention is advisable.

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Symptoms of Neck Pain

The signs and symptoms of neck pain can vary and may include:

  • Muscle tightness and spasms
  • Decreased ability to move your head
  • Headaches

Common Causes of Neck Pain

The neck, being a flexible structure supporting the weight of your head, is vulnerable to various injuries and conditions that can lead to pain and reduced mobility. Some of the most common causes of neck pain include:
Muscle strains: Prolonged hours of hunching over a computer or reading in bed without proper neck support can trigger muscle strains.

Worn joints: Aging can lead to the deterioration of the cartilage between your neck vertebrae, causing osteoarthritis and resulting in pain.

Nerve compression: Herniated disks or bone spurs in the neck vertebrae can put pressure on spinal cord nerves.
Injuries: Whiplash injuries, often resulting from rear-end auto collisions, can strain the soft tissues of the neck.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of techniques are successful for addressing neck pain?

The effectiveness of neck pain treatment techniques can vary depending on the severity of the injury. At our practice, we tailor our approach to each individual’s needs, focusing on addressing the root cause of their neck pain.

How long until patients typically notice relief?

Dr. Brenda typically helps patients experience decreased neck pain within just a few visits. Many patients report reduced pain after the first adjustment and improved sleep. However, achieving lasting results may require consistent care and time.

Do you take any special precautions when adjusting the neck?

Adjustment techniques may vary based on the patient’s age. Dr. Brenda uses a lighter touch when adjusting babies, infants, or elderly individuals, compared to teenagers or adults, ensuring a safe and comfortable experience.

Two Decades of Commitment to Chiropractic Care

Dr. Brenda has nearly 20 years of experience helping patients, including those who may feel nervous about chiropractic adjustments. She takes the time to thoroughly explain the process, set expectations, and create a personalized treatment plan. This approach helps patients feel more comfortable and informed throughout the process.

According to Dr. Brenda, chiropractor, success in overcoming neck pain involves sticking with the recommended plan, giving your body time to heal, and diligently following homecare instructions. With commitment and consistency, you too can become a success story, inspiring others with your results.

Book an Appointment

Don’t let neck pain hold you back from living your best life. Contact Dr. Brenda, your trusted chiropractor in Edina, MN, and take the first step towards a pain-free and healthy neck.

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Neck Pain Relief Edina MN | (612) 554-1290