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If you have neck pain that persists for more than just a day or two, then chances are you're experiencing other problems, too. At Eastside Spine and Injury, our patients with neck pain also report feeling neck stiffness, muscle spasms, shoulder pain, and even headaches or TMJ pain. This is largely due to the fact that the muscles, joints, ligaments, nerves, and other connective tissues in your cervical region are all closely linked with each other.
At Eastside Spine and Injury, home to your chiropractor in Milwaukie, OR, Dr. Sims, we approach neck pain treatment in such a way that all these connecting tissues are assessed and addressed. It's our job to identify all the underlying factors contributing to (and/or directly causing) your neck pain so that we can not only relieve your symptoms but hopefully prevent your symptoms from becoming a chronic health problem.
Environmental factors, including smoking, sleep quality (and mattress/pillow quality), and stress has been shown to cause or exacerbate neck pain, as well.
Specific causes of neck pain that your chiropractor in Milwaukie, Dr. Sims, often diagnoses on his examinations include:
Having neck pain can seriously impact your quality of life. It can make it difficult to sleep, exercise, drive, or even tolerate basic work tasks such as desk work (let alone more physically demanding work). When you schedule an appointment with your chiropractor in Milwaukie to help manage your neck pain, he'll develop a neck pain treatment plan that is customized to meet your specific needs. Your non-invasive and drug-free treatments may include:
Is your neck pain not going away on its own, and you're tired of relying on medication for symptomatic relief? Allow Milwaukie chiropractor Dr. Brian Sims to help. Call (503) 654-7400 today to schedule an initial consultation--FREE to new patients!