The experienced team at LeJeune Integrated Medical Center provides people who are struggling from neck pain with effective pain management treatment.
The experienced team at LeJeune Integrated Medical Center provides people who are struggling with neck pain with effective pain management treatment.
What You Need to Know about Neck Pain
The neck, also known as the cervical spine, begins at the base of the skull and contains seven small vertebrae. Although your neck is strong enough to support your head’s full weight, it is easy to injure due to its high-level of flexibility.
There are countless ways to injure the neck and it is prone to pain and injury due to its mechanics. Prolonged sitting, constant repetitive movements, accidents, poor posture, and carrying a heavy bag or purse are all ways your neck could be negatively affected.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Causes Neck Pain?
Approximately 80% of people experience neck pain in their lifetime, and between 20% and 50% of people deal with it on an annual basis. There are numerous reasons as to why people live with neck pain, including:
- Muscle Strain
- Cervical Radiculopathy
- Degenerative Disc Disease
How Is Neck Pain Treated?
Our team at LeJeune Integrated Medical Center will conduct a thorough diagnostic evaluation to determine the cause of your neck pain, then they will design a treatment plan and set of protocols to get you out of pain as quickly and effectively as possible. Your individual conditions will determine the treatment program, however, some standard modalities that are very useful in treating neck pain include Platelet Rich Plasma Injections, trigger point injections, chiropractic adjustments, and rehabilitation exercises.