Why do I have Neck Pain?
Neck pain--Pain in the neck can come from numerous causes, and chiropractic care is the best way to address symptoms caused sore muscles and stiff joints. We treat both acute and chronic cases of neck and upper back pain, even when there is pain that radiates to the upper extremities or up into the head. At Union County Chiropractic Clinic, located, in Maynardville, we are experienced with all types of neck pain, including pain from arthritis, auto accidents, and acute symptoms from just sleeping the wrong way! Dr. Johnson is an expert in designing home rehabilitative exercise programs to address chronic neck soreness, whether it's from sitting at a computer all day or driving long hours on the road, and we know how to help you both do your job and be able to get rid of the nagging pain and headache associated with the static postures that we are all subject to in today's society.
Union County Chiropractic Treatments for Neck Pain
We use a variety of techniques to address pain and immobility from deep tissue trigger point massage, stretching and therapeutic exercise to ultrasound, electric muscle stimulation and gentle spinal manipulative therapy, all designed with you as a patient in mind, and with a goal of achieving results fast! Neck pain, or cervical pain, can come from the spinal joints where the bones come together, the discs that form the cushioning between the vertebrae, the muscles and ligaments that attach to the spine and cause movement, or simply due to improper posture and looking down at our smart phones all the time. At Union County Chiropractic, Dr. Johnson will perform a thorough consultation including history, examination, and X-rays (if needed) of your cervical spine to determine the cause of your neck pain, and then design a custom treatment plan to manage your symptoms. A treatment trial, typically 2-3 treatments per week for 1-4 weeks, is usually appropriate to determine your response to chiropractic care.
Neck Pain is Different, Body to Body
Because each body is different, and the causes of pain are so numerous, it is essentially important to understand the root cause of the pain before undergoing treatment. Sometimes MRI study is warranted to determine the extent of damage or pathology in the cervical spine, but rest assured that no treatment plan is undertaken without clear and careful analysis of your problem, and a clear, goal-oriented plan outlined for your case to address the root of your neck pain. If referral to another health care provider is warranted, Dr. Johnson works closely with specialists in the greater Knoxville are to make sure that you get the help you need, even if it isn't necessarily chiropractic care.
You don't have to live with neck pain as a life sentence. Call our Union County office, located in Maynardville, to find out what can be done to get rid of your neck pain today!
Other Symptoms We Treat at Union County Chiropractic Clinic:
Upper Back Pain
Low Back Pain