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When to See a Chiropractor for Neck Pain

Neck pain affected 288.7 million people around the globe in 2017 alone. Fortunately, many cases of neck pain resolve quickly and easily at home. But how do you know when you need more than at-home treatment for neck pain? Here at Premier Chiropractic in Pearland, Texas, Barry Hughes, DC provides chiropractic care for stubborn neck pain.

In this blog, Dr. Hughes shares five signs it’s time to see the chiropractor for your neck pain.

  1. You’ve already tried other remedies
    Maybe you slept on the wrong pillow and woke up with a stiff neck. Or maybe you fell asleep on the train and your neck is kinked. Sometimes neck pain is short-lived and goes away with a heating pad (or warm compress), time, and gentle massage. But if you’ve tried the go-to home remedies for neck pain with no relief, it’s time to consider chiropractic care.
  2. Your pain is interfering with your day
    You probably don’t realize how much you turn your neck throughout the day until your neck hurts. Whether you’re typing at your desk and turn to see a co-worker enter your office, or you swivel your head watching your kids play at the playground, the reality is that you rely on a functioning neck.
  3. Neck pain is compromising your safety
    When your neck hurts, it may be accompanied by reduced mobility. This can compromise your safety in certain circumstances, including driving your car (looking over your shoulder to check your blind spots) and looking both ways before crossing the street.
  4. Pain is keeping you from participating in your favorite activities
    If you’re putting off your favorite activities, whether that’s a spin class or a round of golf, it’s time to seek chiropractic care. The quicker you get the right treatment, the faster you can return to your normal activities.
  5. Pain isn’t limited to your neck
    If you start to notice tingling in your arms or hands, you might have a pinched nerve in your neck. Pinched nerves (radiculopathy) can cause neck pain, but because nerves run from the spinal column to your extremities, it’s possible to feel pain and tingling in those limbs, too.

How Chiropractic Care Helps Reduce Neck Pain

We know that neck pain (whether it’s a sharp pain or a dull ache) can limit your ability to do what you need to do each day. When you come to Premier Chiropractic, we start with a thorough exam to determine the cause of your neck pain and assess your muscle and nerve health. Strains, sprains, arthritis, poor posture, cervical facet syndrome, spinal stenosis, and whiplash are just a few conditions that cause neck pain.

Depending on the source of your pain, Dr. Hughes suggests the right treatment for you. Potential chiropractic treatments include adjustments, acupuncture, soft tissue work, and stretching.

If your neck hurts, schedule an appointment at our Pearland, Texas, office today by calling 281-223-1172. Alternatively, you can always book via our online portal.

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