If you’re one of the millions of Americans who live with neck pain, long-lasting relief is available. The team at Balance Wellspace in the Lowry neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, provides innovative, personalized treatments to relieve your pain and address its underlying cause. Don’t let chronic neck pain interfere with your life. Call Balance Wellspace or make an appointment online today.
Incorrect posture is one of the most common causes of neck pain. Perhaps you spend hours every day with your head tilted down to scroll through your phone. Or maybe you work at a desk and your screen is a little bit too high or low, so you spend your day holding your head at an angle to see your screen clearly. These abnormal postures put a lot of strain on the muscles, bones, and connective tissues in your neck.
Other common causes of neck pain include:
Cervical alignment problems and other neck issues can cause pain that radiates through your shoulders, upper, back, and arms.
The team at Balance Wellspace encourages you to never ignore neck pain. Some of the signs that you should make an appointment immediately include:
If you have mild neck pain, you might be tempted to wait it out at home. However, if your neck pain doesn’t go away within a couple of days of rest and at-home care, call Balance Wellspace for an appointment.
The team at Balance Wellspace begins with a thorough exam. They feel your neck for signs of inflammation or deformity and gently move your head and neck through some gentle stretches, to gauge your range of motion and the severity of your pain.
If necessary, your provider can order X-rays to study the internal structures of your neck in detail. If you know how you injured your neck, make sure to share the details with your provider.
The team offers personalized treatment plans for neck pain. Depending on your needs, they might recommend a combination of:
Your provider might also recommend other treatments to reduce your pain, restore your function, and enhance your overall health. They can also help you improve your posture while sitting and standing to reduce the daily strain on your neck.
Call Balance Wellspace or make an appointment online today for expert treatment of your neck pain.