Neck pain can be simply unbearable at times. It makes it difficult to sleep, walk, sit and do just about anything comfortably. I know this because I had dealt with it for nearly two years before I found any relief. It was not until I began going to a chiropractor that I found that life did not have to be so painful. The chiropractor made regular adjustments each week and helped me learn what I could do to make myself more comfortable. I have included everything that my chiropractor taught me on my website to help others going through the same struggles as I did.
It can start from a slip and fall or from a simple car accident when someone taps your car from behind. If your neck and back are jarred with enough force, you can develop pain several days after an accident. When this happens, get to your chiropractor and start treatment. The pain will likely not go away on its own, so you could have a back and neck ache for some time.
The Aftermath of an Accident
The initial swelling of soft tissues in your neck and back is your body's response to injury to bones, muscles and nerves. The inflammation cushions those structures to prevent further damage. As the swelling goes away, damage to spinal bones and muscles puts pressure on the nerves in that area. This nerve irritation can cause a number of symptoms:
Chiropractic Services for Treatment of These Pains
Your chiropractor will look for specific soft-tissue damage and focus treatment there. Some of the areas involved can include:
Depending on the type of injuries, your chiropractor may recommend one or more of the following procedures:
You don't need to put up with the pain in your neck and upper back. A trip to a chiropractor like those at the Dimond Chiropractic Center to begin treatment of injured bones, muscles and nerves will get rid of the annoying pain.