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Never ignore neck pain—have your chiropractor check it out. The neck is where your spinal cord leaves the brain and travels down to the rest of your body. So a neck injury like whiplash from a sports or car accident, or a pinched nerve, a disc injury, etc. can cause more trouble than just neck pain. Even long hours of poor posture, hunched over your phone can cause neck pain and related symptoms. At Pinnacle Wellness in San Antonio, we provide natural, effective neck pain relief treatment now—and teach you how to avoid it in the future!
The two most common, overarching neck pain causes are poor posture and sudden injury. You might have a poor-posture-related neck injury from:
These actions can slowly pull muscles, ligaments and tendons out of proper position, pulling neck vertebrae out of alignment, which can pinch nerves and even cause a bulging or herniated disc injury in your neck.
Neck injuries like whiplash can cause the same damage suddenly, when the head is whipped back and forth, causing trauma to all the same neck tissues. Common whiplash situations include:
In addition to neck pain and stiffness, you may experience related symptoms like headaches, migraines, arm pain, shoulder pain, upper back pain, fatigue, irritability, difficulty focusing, and more.
Chiropractic care resolves the underlying injury behind your neck pain to provide long-term relief:
At Pinnacle Wellness, your chiropractor will also teach you posture techniques, stretches and exercises to help you avoid future bouts of neck pain.
Schedule an appointment with your Pinnacle Wellness chiropractor today and get the neck pain relief you need to live your best life. Call us at (210) 674-1234, and visit our YouTube channel to get neck pain relief tips right now: